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Let us bring the enviornment to you!  If you find it difficult to get your students out, we offer a number of different options for in-school environmental programming.  Each program offers lessons in the environment that your students will find informative and interesting.  We make every attempt at providing hands-on sessions that will keep your students captivated and entertained.

 

 

1) Runaway Runoff - Saugeen River (SVCA)

September > November

  • January > Mid-February
  • May > June

Is our river in trouble? Find out with your class the state of our local waterways - how we depend on them for a variety of uses and how we, in turn affect them. This program includes a slide talk on the waterway from source to mouth emphasizing its uses and abuses along the way. Water quality testing from samples taken near your school are compared with watershed results. Program concludes with a challenge to students to help clean up our waterways for future generations to enjoy.

 

2) Runaway Runoff - Sauble River (GSCA)

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

Is our river in trouble? Find out with your class the state of our local waterways - how we depend on them for a variety of uses and how we, in turn affect them. This program includes a slide talk on the waterway from source to mouth emphasizing its uses and abuses along way. Water quality testing from samples taken near your school are compared with watershed results. Program concludes with a challenge to students to help clean up our waterways for future generations to enjoy.

 

3) Our Fragile Environment

 September > November

  • January > Mid-February
  • May > June

Much of our focus of late has been directed toward studying and saving the Costa Rican rainforests while amazing discoveries are still being made in our own area. Find out some of the insect eating plants, rare orchids, endangered species, large predators and more that are threatened in Grey and Bruce Counties. Learn what you can do to help protect our fragile environment.

 

 

4) Going, Going Gone? (Endangered Species)

September > November

  • January > Mid-February
  • May > June

Each year new animals and plants are added to Canada's endangered species list. Find out the difference between endangered, threatened, extinct, extirpated, down listed and vulnerable species; how they made their way onto the lists and what can be done to help take them off the list.

 

5) Environmental Games

September > November

  • January > Mid-February

    May > June

Students learn a variety of concepts regarding our natural resources, and the interdependence of all things found in nature. A variety of themes available to complement classroom studies.

 

 

6) Flood Waters and You Student Safety Program (Saugeen Conservation)

Red CrossMid-February > March Break

"The Flood Waters and You" Student Safety Program is presented by a number of organizations involved in safety education: Saugeen Valley Conservation Authority, Ontario Provincial Police and St. John Ambulance (South Grey Bruce Branch). During the early spring, representatives from the sponsoring organizations will be available to assist you with your student safety awareness efforts. In contributing to this locally developed safety program, each organization offers its own presentation, involving an assortment of handouts, slide presentations, videos and demonstrations. Programs may vary to suit your class schedule and the age and the number of participants.

 


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