Start: May 20, 2020 11:00 am
End: May 20, 2020 12:00 pm

Venue: Zoom

The 2020 RISE Webinar Series was created in response to the pandemic cancellation of the 2020 RISE Conference that was originally scheduled for May 19-21, 2020 in Winnipeg, MB. As a result of the cancellation, we decided to ask some of our speakers to do an online webinar instead! This approach will allow teachers from across the province, as well as the general public, to attend online and learn about the variety of sustainable education projects, initiatives and activities that are happening around Manitoba.

Webinar #3: Worms and Waste with Kristen Malec, Compost Program Coordinator, Green Action Centre

Join Green Action Centre’s resident composting expert, Kristen Malec, to learn how to use worms to transform your food scraps into compost! Vermicomposting is an easy and fun way to keep your organic waste (food scraps) out of our landfills, and it can be done right inside your home or in the classroom! Kristen will cover everything you need to know to get started with vermicomposting, including a live bin building demonstration!

To confirm your attendance, please REGISTER HERE and sign up for as many of these FREE webinars you like. We’ll send you a link to connect to the webinar, the day before. All webinars will be held via Zoom.

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The Recognizing Indigenous Sustainable Education (RISE) conference is about promoting sustainability through Manitoba’s First Nation schools and communities with a focus on waste reduction. Teachers from across Manitoba attend to learn about sustainable environmental practices and waste reduction efforts. Educators return home able to apply this knowledge within their classrooms, schools and communities in the hopes of affecting long-term change through action-oriented projects or programs.

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