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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

Restoration Saturday (Surrey, BC)

October 19 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm

Restoration Saturday (Surrey, BC)

October 26 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm

Restoration Saturday (Surrey, BC)

November 2 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm

The latest news on our projects

Fond Farewells to Fine Feathered Folks!

March 13th, 2019|

It is with gratitude and sadness that we bid farewell to some wonderful Brooksdale team members. We will miss Tim Friesen's dry wit and thoughtful tending of the various A Rocha flocks.   We will miss [...]

The Great Nurdle Hunt

March 12th, 2019|

Written by Hannah Bull, Emily Walker and Alexa Wiebe (2019 Spring Conservation interns) 15th February 2019 – the date of A Rocha Brooksdale’s contribution to the Great Nurdle Hunt. It was a cold day, with [...]

A Rocha Through a Different Pair of Eyes

January 21st, 2019|

So a movie producer, a guy in rehab and a recent refugee claimant walk into a bar! OK, truth be told it wasn’t a bar, it was A Rocha’s Brooksdale Environmental Centre just a few [...]