Sustainability

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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The Resource Game

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This is a scavanger hunt for local resources where participants search for things that will help them survive in the wild. This game pairs well with a conversation about local first nations resource use.

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Climate Change Solutions Toolkit

This is our NEWEST Sierra Club BC resource for teachers and informal educators of middle years students.

Climate change is the most pressing issue of our time. We have developed this set of teaching resources to help you plan lessons that foster young thinkers to engage with this issue and think about the solutions.

The lesson plan is broken down into 10 sections, based on the 10 climate action recommendations of a Sierra Club BC report, The Future is Here.

Sierra Club BC In-school Education Programs

Our team offers environmental education programs for grade k-8 classrooms across B.C.  We visit over 150 classes a year, prioritizing wait-listed classes the following school year. All of our programs are free-of-cost. We encourage a suggested donation of $50.00 per classroom to help us keep this incredible program up and running!

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Painted Lady Migration Game

Students work their way through 24 stations representing the migration of a Painted Lady Butterfly. This activity was adapted from a bird migration game developed by Environment for the Americas.

Stream to Sea

Learn more about your local streams and rivers as you study the Pacific Salmon.  A variety of activities and resources introduces students to life in freshwater ecosystems and offers practical ways for them to help conserve these valuable habitats.  As they learn more about the waterways in their community, a new sense of place will empower young citizens to become active stewards of these important places.

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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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