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A place of restoration, inspiration, and preparation

The Brooksdale Environmental Centre is a place of transformation. The flagship project of A Rocha Canada, Brooksdale is one of the most dynamic Christian environmental centres in North America. Brooksdale’s 18-acre property is a living lab comprised of forests, a threatened river system, organic gardens, and heritage houses. This unique combination of sensitive wildlife habitat and agricultural land makes Brooksdale more than a showpiece, but a place where critical environmental issues are researched, addressed, and solved. In addition to running a guest house for overnight retreats, we welcome interns and volunteers to join in our work.

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Upcoming Events

Explore Outdoors Wednesdays: Fall 2021 After-School Program (Surrey, BC)

September 15 @ 3:30 pm - November 24 @ 5:00 pm PDT

Restoration Tuesday

September 28 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm PDT

The latest news on our projects

Science Spotlight: The Birds and the Bugs

September 14th, 2021|

The Birds and the Bugs By Michelle Jackson Did you know that swallows are facing severe population declines around the world? Aerial insectivores, which include swallows, swifts, flycatchers and nighthawks, have declined by 59% [...]

The Land We’re On

August 12th, 2021|

The Land We're On If you’ve been around us long enough you may recognize a saying often shared to illustrate the essence of creation care: “we care for only what we love, we [...]

God’s Cathedral

July 21st, 2021|

Guest blog by Aurora Sarchet There’s a story my grandpa used to tell about taking me to the beach when I was small. In the story, I am a tiny child in a too-big [...]