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Plants

In these programs, students will learn about the importance of plants.  How do trees benefit us for example?  How should we manage forests to ensure that they are here for future generations?  What kind of ecosystems do they harbour?  Is it a wildflower or a weed?  Find out the difference.  All this and more in these fascinating programs!

 

 

 

 

1) Treemendous Trees

  • September > November
  • January > Mid-February
  • May > June

Curriculum Connections with grades 3, 6 & 7

Trees are a valuable resource. Learn how a tree grows, the different parts of a tree, tree needs, tree identification, how to age a tree and more. We'll even answer the age old question, why do leaves change colour and fall off in autumn?

 

2) Managing for Tomorrow

  • September > November
  • January > Mid-February
  • May > June

Curriculum Connections with grades  6, 7, 9, 10, 11, 12

Forest management is a controversial topic yet should be explored with an open mind. Find out how Conservation Authorities get involved in forest management and why. Learn the different methods of harvesting trees, tree identification, tree needs for survival, and much more. Come "Cruising" with us.

 

 

 

 

 

 


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