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September 2018

Landscapes of Canada Gardens Outdoor Experience

September 16 @ 7:00 am - October 19 @ 7:00 pm UTC-4
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One event on September 21, 2018 at 7:00am

Canadian Museum of Nature, 240 McLeod Street
Ottawa, Ontario K2P 2R1 Canada
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Explore the museum's living outdoor exhibition space—a journey to several of Canada's notable ecozones. See approximately 60 species of native plants and trees typically found in the boreal forest, Arctic tundra, prairie grasslands and the ancient Mammoth Steppe. (Of course, the number of species will vary depending on the season!). Learn about each of the landscapes through interpretive signs, large-format photos and species labels. Enjoy a picnic or relax on a park bench. Balance your way along the log trail.…

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Plant Portraits: Native Plants of Canada Art Exhibition

September 16 @ 9:00 am - November 5 @ 5:00 pm UTC-4
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One event on September 21, 2018 at 9:00am

Canada Agriculture and Food Museum Discovery Park, 901 Prince of Wales Dr
Ottawa, Ontario Canada
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Plant Portraits: Native Plants of Canada runs from May 18 to October 31 at the Canada Agriculture and Food Museum – and you won’t want to miss it. Presented in partnership with the Ottawa Society of Botanical Artists (OSBA), Plant Portraits: Native Plants of Canada is an impressive collection of modern, botanical art. Through more than 30 original artworks – in watercolour, graphite, and mixed media – the exhibition examines our native plants as seen through the eyes of artists.…

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Compass: Peace In All Directions

September 16 @ 9:00 am - October 31 @ 9:00 pm UTC-4
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One event on September 21, 2018 at 9:00am

50 Sussex Drive, 50 Sussex Drive
Ottawa, ON K1M 2K1 Canada
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Compass: Peace in All Directions is a feature attraction for the RCGS Summer Exhibits Series, located on the front lawn of the new RCGS headquarters. This imaginative, site-specific, temporary art installation displays 3,500 handmade ceramic sculptures of roses, feathers, birds and fleur-de-lis, all elevated on steel rods. It uses the RCGS signature compass rose as a focal point to symbolically bring together the founding peoples of Ottawa at the time of Confederation, in a move towards the goal of peaceful coexistence.

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Art of the Plant

September 16 @ 9:00 am - October 22 @ 5:00 pm UTC-4
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One event on September 21, 2018 at 9:00am

Canadian Museum of Nature, 240 McLeod Street
Ottawa, Ontario K2P 2R1 Canada
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A visual feast of flora! Admire botanical art like you have never seen it before. This beautiful show features native plants from across Canada. Canada’s leading contemporary botanical artists portray plants with both scientific accuracy and artistic expression. Their art carries unique power to communicate the importance of plants to our world. With this exhibition, Canada is joining the 24 other countries that are presenting concurrent art exhibitions about plants that are indigenous to their home region. All exhibitions opened…

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Friends of the Farm Tree Tour

September 23 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm UTC-4
Central Experimental Farm, Bldg. 72, Arboretum, Central Experimental Farm
Ottawa, ON K1A 0C6 Canada
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 Friends of the Farm Tree Tour Citizen Science: How to Document Trees. Tour leader Owen Clarkin will focus on how and why to document trees to the family, genus, and species levels for scientific/conservation databases, emphasizing techniques in photography.   WHERE: Meet at Building 72 in the Arboretum at the Central Experimental Farm, east of the Prince of Wales roundabout DETAILS: Despite extensive surveys, knowledge regarding the current distribution of tree species in the landscape is incomplete. For some species the baseline population…

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The Stroll

September 23 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm UTC-4
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An event every month that begins at 1:00pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until December 23, 2018

Beechwood Cemetery, 280 Beechwood Ave.
Ottawa, ON K1L 8A6 Canada
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The Beechwood Stroll 01:00 pm The Beechwood Cemetery Stroll is a guided historical tour through Beechwood, the National Cemetery of Canada. Tours are given on the fourth Sunday of each month, rain or shine, and begin at 1:00PM. Tours start from the Beechwood National Memorial Centre, located just off our Beechwood Avenue entrance. The Beechwood Cemetery Stroll is led by trained volunteers and focuses on local history and notable features and sections within this National Historic Site. The tour is…

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