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A place of restoration, inspiration, and preparation

The A Rocha BC Centre (previously the “Brooksdale Environmental Centre”) is a place of transformation. The flagship project of A Rocha Canada, it is one of the most dynamic Christian environmental centres in North America. This 18-acre property is a living lab comprised of forests, a threatened river system, organic gardens, and heritage houses. The unique combination of sensitive wildlife habitat and agricultural land makes the A Rocha BC Centre 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 Tatalu Conservation Residents and volunteers to join in our work.

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The A Rocha BC Centre is grateful to work within the TATALU (Little Campbell River) Watershed on the unceded traditional territories of the Coast Salish people: including Semiahmoo, Kwantlen, Stó:lō and W̱SÁNEĆ First Nations.

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Upcoming Events

Share the Earth Day Camp 2 (Surrey, BC)

July 15 @ 9:00 am - July 19 @ 3:00 pm PDT

Fun Dips: Dress(ing) Up Your Dinner! (Surrey, BC)

July 19 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am PDT

Restoration Saturday (Surrey, BC)

July 20 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm PDT

Summer Artisan Market x Farm Fun

July 20 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm PDT

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Plastic-Free February

December 21st, 2023|

Images by Sören Funk February is Plastic-free Month Microplastics are the material left behind when plastics decompose. They have been found in human blood, lungs and even in unborn foetuses - a new study in Europe is sparking even more serious [...]

All Things Bright and Beetleful

November 28th, 2023|

Written by Aurora Sarchet, a Conservation Science resident. --- Today, I am going to introduce you to a beetle.  “What?” you say, “A beetle? I don’t really like those. Too many legs.” “Too bad!” I [...]