Fall 2021

Marc Walter’s new artwork “La Grande Nourricière” was unveiled September 10Through the first ten days of September, Marc worked daily with over 100 community members to create a sculpture made from cedar boughs to celebrate the majestic beauty of trees. The monumental...

Summer 2021

EARTH PATH offered three week-long summer camps from June 28 to August 20Educators Corinne and Erika welcomed 32 young people, aged 6-11. Activities included sharing and gratitude circles; stories and teachings from First Nation’s lore; drumming and music-making,...

Spring 2021

EARTH PATH programs ran Fridays from March 12 to June 4Educators Corinne and Erika hosted 10 young people, aged 6-12. Activities included sharing and gratitude circles; stories and teachings from First Nation’s lore; drumming and music-making, fire-keeping; exploring;...

Fall 2020

EARTH PATH nature programs ran Fridays from September 18 to November 27Educators Corinne and Erika hosted 10 girls and boys, aged 6-12 with Pierrot’s ongoing support. Activities included sharing and gratitude circles; stories and teachings from First Nation’s lore;...

Summer 2020

Gatineau-based Cobra du Mandingue presented two drumming and dance workshops with fifteen musicians and dancers in May and June.Propeller Dance co-founder Shara Weaver taught three outdoor dance classes in July, attracting ten to fifteen participants.EARTH...

Spring 2020

Tree-planting with Tree Canada, l’Agence des forêts privées de l’Outaouais and Les Conseillers forestiers de l’OutaouaisSupporting reforestation to capture carbon and beautify the community, we teamed up with Tree Canada to plant 20,000 trees and...

Summer 2019

EARTH PATH summer camps served twenty seven young people between 6-12 years from June 24-28, July 8-12, and August 12-16. Activities revolved around plant and animal studies, nature-based crafts and games, pond life investigations, skills in enhancing forest...

Spring 2019

EARTH PATH programs ran Fridays from Feb. 22 to June 14 welcoming seven full-time and one half-time participant.

Fall 2018

EARTH PATH programs ran Fridays from Sept. 7 to Dec.7 serving twelve girls and boys between the ages of 7-12 yrs. with mentors Corinne, Pierre, and Amber, an herbalist. Core activities included sharing and gratitude circles; stories and teachings from First Nation’s...

Summer 2018

EARTH PATH offered two week-long camps: June 26-30 for eleven young people between the ages of 6-12 yrs. and July 16-20 with nine participants. Activities revolved around plant and animal studies, nature-based crafts and games, pond life investigations, skills in...

Spring 2018

Wakefield’s Annual Earth Day Celebration-Sunday April 22 Eco Echo sponsored a unique film Call of the Forest: The Forgotten Wisdom of Trees about the pioneering discoveries of botanist Diana Beresford-Kroeger. The event celebrated the public launch of the La Pêche...

Spring 2017

Earth Day Celebration-Saturday April 22 in Wakefield Eco Echo again sponsored the Earth Day Market and Environmental Fair, featuring informational exhibitors who educate and inspire.EARTH PATH Nature Camp hosted 15 children, ages 6-11, from March through JuneTwo...

Fall 2016

EARTH PATH Nature Program offered eleven classes from September through November serving eight children, ages 6-11Our fall session included explorations in the forests and meadows, harvesting wild apples and making applesauce, plant and seed identification, a study of...

Summer 2016

EARTH PATH Nature Program offered its annual summer camp in June engaging ten young people in outdoor activities.In August, Gardens that Seed Living Communities featured permaculture expert Jane Hayes (gardenjane.com) in a vibrant session on designing & growing...

Spring 2016

Aboriginal Architect Douglas Cardinal presented conservation development concepts to over 120 people on April 22 at the Community Centre. His vision for sustainable, healthy, “small footprint” homes would  enhance the Eco Echo learning community.Eco Echo...

Fall 2015

EARTH PATH Nature Program offered eight Friday sessions engaging twelve young people.In November, Nikos Kavanya brought her Dreaming the Seeds program to the Wakefield Community Centre and inspired twenty four participants with the importance of planting and nurturing...

Summer 2015

In May Claudia Hehr offered How to Communicate with your Animals for sixteen guests during her Voice of the Animals Tour.EARTH PATH Nature Program provided two dynamic camp programs in late June and early July with Bryarly & Corinne McEachern.In August, the...

Winter 2014-15

Architect Stan Britton’s “Moody Manitoba Morning” sculpture attracted community members from November 2014 to April 2015.EARTH PATH Nature Program offered sixteen weekly programs from February through June 2015 for young people from 6-12 years old with educators...

Fall 2014

Eco Echo supported the workshop titled: Climate Change Challenges and Community Solutions in the Gatineau Hills October 26 at the Wakefield/La Pêche Community Centre.EARTH PATH Nature Program offered eight enriching programs in October and November.On September 17,...

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...