Summer 2014

EARTH PATH Summer Camp returned in July with a one-week summer camp serving eight children that balanced the development of naturalist skills with community building. Campers had the opportunity to do crafts with natural materials.

Spring 2014

Eco Echo again celebrated Earth Day in April in partnership with Wakefield Ensemble at the Wakefield/La Pêche Community Centre, sponsoring the Rooney’s new film titled Precautionary Principle: The Nicole Bruinsma Story.EARTH PATH: Nature Connections offered thirteen...

Spring 2013

Eco Echo celebrated April 22, Earth Day, with Wakefield Ensemble by hosting two workshops at the Wakefield/La Pêche Community Centre. These highlighted the NCC’s proposed ecological corridors to connect to the Gatineau Park and a presentation by ACRE Chelsea on the...

Fall 2013

October’s Deepening Our Relationship with Nature workshop with Hilary Samuel from Catalyst Mind introduced participants to the Natural Systems Thinking Process, a practical and accessible means to access our natural inherent state of well-being.EARTH PATH Nature...

Spring 2012

Eco Echo sponsored a screening for 200 people at the Black Sheep of Land Awakening by filmmaker Raúl Alvarez.Owen Tuf and Pierre Bisson planted a half acre of indigenous wildflowers from The Wildflower Farm. Sylvia Spring and Christopher Minnes planted organic...

Summer 2012

Master R.D. Chin, Feng Shui architect offered an inspiring two-day workshop to heal and transform relationships with the land and community by enriching the knowledge and practice of this ancient art.

Fall 2012

During the last two weekends in September, Eco Echo hosted land artist Marc Walter during the 24th Artists in Their Environment Studio Tour. Over 200 people walked the pathways to enjoy sculpture and artwork around and inside the historic barn. Marc’s sculpture “Le...

Spring 2011

Eco Echo partnered with Ottawa’s Hummingbird House Healing Centre to host author and Pachamama Alliance co-founder Lynne Twist in presenting The Pachamama Alliance’s Awakening the Dreamer/Changing the Dream Symposium for 35 thought leaders.The Second Annual Earth Day...

Fall 2011

Members and friends of Les Mycologues amateurs de l’Outaouais joined us for their annual discovery and identification workshop and found over 100 mushroom varieties.

Spring 2010

An Earth Day Festival on April 24 hosted neighbors, families and visitors who explored the land, enjoyed tractor rides, visited the Quarry amphitheatre, played on haybales, walked the labyrinth, co-created an environmental artwork, Le Cri, with land artist Marc...

Summer 2010

Members of the La Pêche Organic Community Orchard tended and cared for a variety of 35 fruit trees as they established roots in their new soil.Two weeklong programs in August 2010 presented by Isabel Diaz and ARTerres Eco-Art Camp engaged twenty seven young people...

Fall 2010

Les Mycologues amateurs de l’Outaouais joined us in September for the third annual program and discovered 117 delicious and unusual mushroom varieties.A Homa Therapy Workshop presented by Sahaj Kaur Durnin, ayurvedic nutritionist, shared the ancient knowledge of...

Spring 2009

A day-long fruit tree and grafting workshop with Ken Taylor inspired 60 participants from as far away as the Niagara Escarpment and Lanark, Ontario. The La Pêche Organic Community Orchard (POCO) took root at this workshop!

Fall 2009

Second annual “hands-on survey” with the Mycologues amateurs de l’Outaouais for over 50 participants identified 50 mushroom species on the property.

Winter 2009

Eco Echo supported the first steps as members of La Pêche Organic Community Orchard made plans to develop a new source for locally grown fruit on the pesticide-free farmland and preparation began on a one acre plot.

Spring 2008

Eco Echo hosted a welcome ceremony for over 100 community members that inspired programming contacts and began local partnerships.

Summer 2008

A week-long day camp with Earth Lore Wilderness educators Pierre Blin and Heather Burrill, introduced 5-10 year-olds to nature’s abundance.

Winter 2008

Weekend workshops with the Mycologues amateurs de l’Outaouais, permaculture expert Brad Peterson (Environmental Design) and organic farmer Ken Taylor (Green Barn Farm) introduced 40 community members to permaculture practices.