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Rewilding the City Walking Tour

In our rapidly urbanizing world, it has become increasingly important for cities to develop in balance with nature. “Eco-city” thinking has sparked the imagination of scholars and city builders for decades. While no true eco-city exists today, the philosophy has been applied in newer developments such as Vancouver’s Olympic Village.

In an informative two-hour walking tour around Olympic Village, we’ll see how the area was transformed from an abandoned industrial site to a thriving community for many species (humans too). Looking through a historical and ecological lens, we will discover how nature has been integrated throughout this high-density development, with some unexpected results.

Note: Tour starts and ends in the lobby of the Creekside Community Centre. We will walk at a leisurely pace with plenty of opportunities for breaks.

Image courtesy Greg Ehlers

This course is available at the following time(s) and location(s):

Campus Session(s) Instructor(s) Cost Seats available  
Creekside Community Centre 1 Michelle Pollard $26.25 0 Join Waitlist
Creekside Community Centre 1 Michelle Pollard $26.25 0 Join Waitlist

Textbooks and learning materials

Reading material (if applicable) will be available on the walking tour.

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