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Fernie

Watercolour with Weeds Workshop: Exploring Invasive Species Through Art!

Join EKISC for a night of tea, watercolours and WEEDS at the Fernie Arts Station. Check out what invasives are growing in the area and what colour of watercolour paint they make! All supplies needed are provided - walk out with some knowledge, and ID book and your weedy-masterpiece!

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Watercolour with Weeds Workshop: Exploring Invasive Species Through Art!
Watercolour with Weeds Workshop: Exploring Invasive Species Through Art!

Time & Location

Jul 25, 2023, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. MDT

Fernie, 601 1st Ave, Fernie, BC V0B 1M0, Canada

About the event

Join the East Kootenay Invasive Species Council for an evening of creativity and conservation at the "Watercolour with Weeds" workshop, brought to you by EKISC.

In this unique workshop, we will dive into the fascinating world of invasive species, learning about their impacts on ecosystems and the environment. But here's the twist: we'll explore these invaders in a whole new way—through art!

Get ready to unleash your inner artist as we introduce you to a variety of invasive plants and guide you in creating stunning watercolor paintings using their unique features and colors. We'll provide the materials and expert guidance, ensuring you have everything you need to express your creativity while learning about the ecological challenges posed by invasive species.

Throughout the evening, you'll discover how these invasive plants disrupt natural habitats, threaten biodiversity, and compete with native species. Gain a deeper understanding of the importance of early detection and effective management strategies while enjoying the therapeutic and expressive qualities of watercolor painting.

Whether you're a seasoned artist or a beginner, this workshop welcomes all skill levels. Unleash your imagination, mingle with fellow nature enthusiasts, and leave with a beautiful piece of artwork that serves as a reminder of the impact we can make in the fight against invasive species.

Don't miss out on this exciting opportunity to combine art and conservation! Join us for "Watercolour with Weeds" and let your creativity bloom while contributing to the protection of our precious ecosystems.

INCLUDES + TAKE HOMES

- All painting materials included

- Mullien Tea and Soda Water

- Invasive Plant ID Books + Resources

- Your very own watercolour masterpiece 

Tickets

  • General Admission

    This ticket includes tea and soda water, light snacks, and all the materials needed to paint! You will walk out with some knowledge, and invasive plant ID book and your masterpiece!

    $20.00
    +$0.50 service fee
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