Upcoming Events:

Book Club 2023/2024

Held by the Land: A Guide to Indigenous Plants for Wellness Hardcover
by Leigh Joseph

  • Sep. 19
  • Nov. 7
  • Jan. 23
  • Feb. 20
  • April 9th
  • May 28 (& AGM)
  • 4:00-5:30pm


B. Outside Launch Party

We hope you can join us for our launch party coming up on Sept. 19th at 4-6pm at Buckingham Elementary School.

We will have an opportunity to connect as a community with food, drinks, and prizes, as well as launch this year’s book club, Held by the Land: A Guide to Indigenous Plants for Wellness by Leigh Joseph.

4 Seasons of Indigenous Learning

Join us for watch parties throughout the district, times and dates TBD. Register here: https://outdoorlearningstore.com/event/season-1/

Past Events:

Book Clubs 2022/2023

Braiding Sweetgrass

Braiding Sweetgrass for Young Adults: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge, and the Teachings of Plants by Robin Wall Kimmerer (Author), Monique Gray Smith (Author), Nicole Neidhardt (Illustrator)

  • Nov.21

The Big Book of Nature Activities: A Year-Round Guide to Outdoor Learning Book Club

  • Oct. 11
  • Dec.6
  • Feb.8
  • Apr.25
  • 4:00-5:30pm


Dirty Reading Book Club 2021/ 2022

The Ntakmen Calendar by Holly Bikadi, Lil’wat Nation

Natural Curiosity 2nd Edition: The Importance of Indigenous Perspectives in Children’s Environmental Inquiry by Doug Anderson, Julie Comay, and Lorraine Chiarotto

Outdoor Spaces, Learning Places Sharing

Burnaby School District ADST Collaborations

  • Stay tuned for more information!

Growing, Playing & Learning Outside, with Megan Zeni

Dirty Reading Book Club

  • Join us for this year’s Dirty Reading: Exploring math outdoors
    • Rescheduled 2021 dates: Feb. 24,  Apr. 22, May 22 @ 3:30-4:45pm
    • Books: Messy Maths by Juliet Robertson & 50 Fantastic Ideas for Math Outdoors by Kristine Beely

Burnaby School District Garden Series: B Outside in the Garden

We are grateful for our funding provided by the TD Friends of the Environment Foundation Grant

“B. Outside Tomorrow” workshop

    • Feb. 28, 2020 – Burnaby School District Pro D Day

Leaping into Action- Teachers Rise for Climate Justice

    • Feb. 29, 2020 – Cross-Border Social Justice Conference for BC, WA and OR teachers

Burnaby School District Curriculum Implementation Day

    • Jan. 28th, 2019 at Burnaby Lake Rowing Pavillion