Environmental Restoration

Science Odyssey at Hillside Shopping Centre

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Saturday, May 14, 2016 - 11:00am to Sunday, May 15, 2016 - 3:00pm

World Fisheries Trust is teaming up with Hillside Shopping Centre and our community partners to bring you a weekend of Ocean Science at Hillside Mall's Ocean Wall as part of Science Odyssey! Over the weekend, we will be showcasing the amazing efforts being done in our community to protect our oceans and waterways! 

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FUN Camps: Pearson College

Your child may think they’re just having a great time paddling a kayak or riding a horse, but they’re actually connecting with the natural world and learning how to become leaders who protect it.

Utilizing the FUN Approach, our passionate leaders work to connect  FUN Campers with their local environment, expertly pairing traditional camp activities such as hiking, swimming and interactive games with environmental education and exciting adventure activities including whale watching and zip-lining.

 

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FUN Camps: Victoria

Your child may think they’re just having a great time paddling a kayak or riding a horse, but they’re actually connecting with the natural world and learning how to become leaders who protect it.

Utilizing the FUN Approach, our passionate leaders work to connect  FUN Campers with their local environment, expertly pairing traditional camp activities such as hiking, swimming and interactive games with environmental education and exciting adventure activities including whale watching and zip-lining.

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International Migratory Bird Day

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Saturday, May 14, 2016 - 9:00am

 

Spread your wings for bird conservation!

Rocky Point Bird Observatory is hosting International Migratory Bird Day at Elk/Beaver Lake from 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.  Join us at the Beaver Lake Nature House for:

  • Guided bird walks at 9;00, 10:00, and 11:00
  • Bird banding demonstrations
  • Informative displays from a variety of local organizations
  • Live birds of prey
  • Children's activities

 

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Ninja Trail

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This is a sensory game that uses touch for navigation and encourages the use of other senses to discover the key features of a forest floor.

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FUSSS - A Study of Forest Health

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Through observation and exploration, students learn easily observable indicators that can be used to measure the health of a forest ecosystem.

Ivy Weaving

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Wednesday, March 2, 2016 -
3:00pm to 7:00pm

For those of you always in search of an excuse to get your creative juices
flowing, and who want to learn about all that you can do with invasive
species once they are removed, this event is for you!  We are teaming up
with the UVic Art Hive, a mental health based campus organization that
provides an open and inclusive studio space for students to create, to
facilitate an ivy weaving workshop using ivy removed from Cunningham Woods

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CRD K-7 Rainwater and Watersheds Lesson Plans and Activities (with Ollie the Otter)

Raise awareness about local rainwater and watersheds in the capital region and empower students to protect our local waterways, ocean and environment with this learning resource. K-7 Rainwater and Watersheds Lesson Plans and Activities (PDF) is a local place-based learning resource specific to communities in the capital region (southern Vancouver Island).  

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CRD Watershed Stewardship and Ollie the Otter Video Series

Two short video series about watershed stewardship, one for children and the other for general public. Videos highlight topics such as, what is a watershed and how does it function, how have we changed our watersheds and watershed stewardship tips for children, residents and business. 

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