SkeenaWild Workshops

SkeenaWild is pleased to be offering FREE classroom workshops to all schools in communities in the Skeena Watershed.  These workshops are led by an experienced enivornmental educator and provide hands-on, interractive experiences that support the current BC curriculum.  Contact Christine Slanz, Education Program Coordinator at (250) 638-0998 or (250) 631-9045 or email christine@skeenawild.org to book a workshop.  Click here for a PRINTABLE FLYER

AVAILABLE SEPTEMBER 2019:

The Life & Times of Skeena Salmon (Grades K-3)
Students learn about the unique life cycle of Skeena Salmon, and discover what salmon need to survive and what makes healthy salmon habitat. Students also experience the obstacles salmon face during their migration through interactive activities. (1.5 hours)

My Watershed, My Home:  Discover the Skeena Watershed (Grades 4-7)
Students will learn about watersheds, their features and their importance, particularly in relation to the Skeena Watershed and its sub-basins. Students will also explore their personal and cultural connections to the Skeena Watershed. (1.5 hours)

Climate Change & Skeena Salmon (Grades 7-12)
Students will learn how climate change is currently impacting the Skeena Watershed and its salmon, including changing conditions in our coastal waters and the North Pacfic. Students will also explore and discuss what we might see in future years and how we can adapt and give our salmon a chance. (1.5 hours)

AVAILABLE NOVEMBER 2019:

Land Use Planning in the Skeena Watershed (Grades 7-8)
Students will participate in a simulated land use planning experience in which they will use decision-making skills to work together to plan a sustainable future for the Skeena Watershed. (2 hours)

AVAILABLE SPRING 2020:

Healthy Watershed, Healthy Salmon: Be the Solution (Grades 4-9)
Students will participate in an outdoor education experience at a local river or stream and will collect and analyze information on water quality and aquatic insects. Pre- and post- workshops and activities will complement their experience. (1.5 hour each workshop and a half day in the field)