UPDATE February 10 2021

Due to the most recent COVID-19 BC Provincial Public Health Order by Dr. Bonnie Henry on February 5, 2021 and updated on the Province’s website 8 February, ARMS will be offering a limited range of structured environmental activities including eco-camps, workshops and field trips for children, teachers and parents.  All activities will be hosted by a qualified adult with attention paid to COVID-19 safety measures.  Note: Virtual workshop options are planned for the near future.

Please email education@alouetteriver.org for booking inquiries.

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Our Classroom Programs

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November 18, 2019

It’s a Bug’s Life

A Bugs Life (Spring only) Learn the importance of pollinators! Compare the lifecycle of a bee and a butterfly. View our live honeybee hive. Subject to availability, includes caterpillars for…
Classroom Programs
November 14, 2019

Night Creatures

Learn about the mysterious nocturnal creatures wandering the night. Dissect an owl pellet and reconstruct its skeleton. Observe the features of a real bat encased in resin. How do these…
Classroom Programs
November 14, 2019

Fantastic Frogs

Explore the difference between frogs, toads, salamanders and newts. Understand metamorphosis and the amphibian life cycle. Learn about frog anatomy through a model dissection! Hear the variety of frog calls…
Classroom Programs
November 15, 2019

Stream Health

Our streams and rivers are home to dozens of species of aquatic insects. ARMS will collect the critters and bring them to your classroom where students will actively identify and…
Classroom Programs
November 18, 2019

Forest Explorers

Identify native & invasive plant species. Understand the importance of wildlife trees and nursery logs in our ecosystem. Learn a variety of native animal tracks through an impression activity. Duration:…
Classroom Programs
November 18, 2019

Salmon Scales and Tales

Learn about a keystone species and how salmon fit into this complex Pacific ecosystem. Watch the salmon transition through a life cycle story. The types of Pacific Salmon and their life…
Classroom Programs
November 14, 2019

Building Wildlife Habitats

Build bird nest boxes, bird feeders, bat boxes, mason bee homes and many more with kits that are easy to assemble.  Workshop includes a short presentation on corresponding wildlife species…
Classroom Programs
November 14, 2019

Fun with Fungi

There is so much to learn about mushrooms and other fungi from how they reproduce to the varieties we find on the West Coast and the story book ‘fly agaric’.…