Winter & Spring Workshops
Forest Explorers: K- gr 7 $90
Learn about native plants and invasive species and discover what tracks and scat can teach us about the creatures who leave them behind! Understand the importance of wildlife trees and nursery logs in our ecosystem. Participate in an impression activity to learn how to identify tracks of animals here in the Alouette Watershed, while learning everything and more about our forests.
Night Creatures: K- gr 7 $90
Uncover the mysteries of nocturnal creatures wandering the night. Discover how these animals use their adaptations and tools to thrive in the dark. Observe a preserved Western Screech Owl and various bat bones encased in resin to determine what makes these creatures so unique. Engage in a food web activity to understand how all these creatures are connected.
Buzzing With Bees: K- gr 2 $90 *Spring only
Discover the importance of pollinators through the life cycle of native bees and learn bee identification. Understand issues impacting bees and how you can help. View our observation beehive with live honeybees!
Butterfly Beauties: K- gr 2 $90*Spring only
Uncover the importance of pollinators through the life cycle of a butterfly. Learn how to identify a variety of native butterfly species. Complete a craft to support pollinators with our instructor and raise a class set of Painted Lady caterpillars!
Wild water cycle: K – Gr 7 $90
Learn about the water cycle and how water moves through lakes, rivers, and creeks in the Alouette watershed. Analyze the effects of pollution on waterways through use of an EnviroScape. Learn what storm drain markings mean and discover new ways that you can help protect the local watershed.
Wildlife Habitat building: K – Gr 7 $60 + $11/kit
Build a bird feeder from reclaimed cedar. This hands-on workshop includes a short presentation on the wildlife species that will use these feeders, as well as step-by-step building instructions from our educator. The completed product can be taken home by students or placed in suitable habitats around the school yard. All building equipment is provided.