Through our Kitchener Natural Areas Program (KNAP), we offer events and learning opportunities for people of all ages. We run these programs at Huron Natural Area and other spaces in Kitchener.

On this page:

  1. About the program
  2. Current programs
  3. Program cost
  4. Get email updates
  5. Tell us what you think

About the program

The Kitchener Natural Areas Program (KNAP) is an environmental program that promotes the stewardship of our natural spaces by:

  • engaging the community in environmental stewardship projects
  • educating people about our natural areas
  • creating opportunities for people to experience nature in the city

We offer this program through partnerships with:

  • Waterloo Region Nature Club
  • Waterloo Stewardship Council
  • Nature Connect
  • Humans in Nature

Current programs

Open the accordions below to find information about our upcoming programs.

February 6 - Guided Nature Meditation (online)

Date: Monday, February 6

Time: 7:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Location: online on Zoom

Cost: free

Age: 18 and over

Wind down your day with two guided meditations that draw on the elements of nature to help you ease into a state of peace and relaxation. This program is suitable for beginners.

This program is offered for free online through Zoom. Registration is required.

Register online

February 13 - Introduction to Forest Bathing (online)

Date: Monday, February 13

Time: 7:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Location: online on Zoom

Cost: free

Age: 18 and over

Learn about this new (and ancient) wellness practice and how it can enhance your well-being. Instruction will be given to help you create your own forest bathing experiences as well as tips on how to fit this wellness practice into daily living.

This program is offered for free online through Zoom. Registration is required.

Register online

March 6 - Guided Nature Meditation (online)

Date: Monday, March 6

Time: 7:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Location: online on Zoom

Cost: free

Age: 18 and over

Wind down your day with two guided meditations that draw on the elements of nature to help you ease into a state of peace and relaxation. This program is suitable for beginners.

This program is offered for free online through Zoom. Registration is required.

Register online

Program cost

Most programs are free. If there is a fee, we will include it in the program description.


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