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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

Sustainable-ish Life Group (Houston, BC)

October 6 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am PDT

Restoration Friday (Surrey, BC)

October 7 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm PDT

Volunteer Day (Surrey, BC)

October 8 @ 9:30 am - 2:00 pm PDT

Restoration Saturday (Surrey, BC)

October 8 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm PDT

The latest news on our projects

Women Who Dig

November 29th, 2021|

Pictured: the Women Who Dig (i.e. our wonderful sustainable agriculture intern cohort from 2018) We are delighted to share this reflection, contributed by one of our alumni interns who hails from the UK! Read on [...]