Workshops & Tours

SWAT and SWAT-CUP Workshop

This workshop will provide training on the Soil and Water Assessment Tool (SWAT), a powerful model that allows users to determine the impacts of land use and management practices

Structured Spontaneity for the Soil Science Classroom: Engaging Students with Improv

This workshop will explore how improv – a form of theatre in which actors spontaneously co-create the narrative with the audience, and for which there is neither script nor fourth wall – can inform university teaching.

Supplementary resource provided by Professor Andrea Buchholz (University of Guelph):

Innovation and Commitment to Soil Management Tour (agronomy)


This tour will showcase three of the leading farmers with respect to soil management in Ontario plus the nearby Carden Alvar, a rare geological formation which is home to many different plant and animal species.

Pedology and Soil Mapping Tour

This tour will highlight the diversity of soils in the county of Peterborough

Map of tour route