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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

Volunteer Day (Surrey, BC)

June 11 @ 9:30 am - 2:00 pm PDT
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An event every month that begins at 9:30 am on day Second of the month, repeating until December 31, 2022

Farm Life Summer Day Camp 1 (Surrey, BC)

June 27 @ 9:00 am - June 30 @ 3:00 pm PDT

Fascinating Forests Summer Day Camp 1 (Surrey, BC)

July 4 @ 9:00 am - July 8 @ 3:00 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 [...]