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    School Workshops

    SkeenaWild is pleased to be offering FREE classroom workshops to all schools in communities in the Skeena Watershed.ย  These workshops are led by an experienced environmental educator and provide hands-on, interactive experiences that support the current BC curriculum.ย Programs can be delivered in a classroom or outdoor setting, or virtually. Click here for a printable flyer.

    Contact Christine Slanz, Education Program Coordinator at (250) 638-0998 or email christine@skeenawild.org to book a workshop.  You can also fill out the form below.

    The Life & Times of Skeena Salmon

    (Preschool to Grade 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 4-6)
    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)

    My Watershed, My Home:  Discover the Skeena Watershed

    (Grades 4-6)
    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)

    Explore the Skeena Watershed’s Ecosystems

    (Grades 4-9) NEW
    Students learn about the ecology of the Skeena ecosystems, including the estuary, riparian areas, and parks (1.5 hours)

    Healthy Watershed, Healthy Salmon

    (Gr. 4-9) 
    Students will learn about water quality testing and aquatic macroinvertebrate surveys in a classroom or school yard setting (1.5 hours)

    Climate Change & Skeena Salmon

    (Grades 7-9)
    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)

    Consensus Decision-Making for Salmon in the Skeena Watershed

    (Gr. 7-12)
    Students use their critical thinking in a role-playing exercise by considering the different perspectives of various interest groups, and try to come to consensus on how to deal with the dwindling Skeena salmon while best meeting the needs of all the stakeholder groups represented.  Students will be introduced to decision-making, and will learn the value of cooperative decision-making (2 hours)

    Stream Explorations (Outdoor Field Experience at Local Water Body)

    (Gr. Grade 5-9)
    Students will participate in an 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 outdoor experience. (1 hour each workshop and half-day at a stream)

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