To educate and inspire people of all ages to understand, protect and preserve the wetland environment and its wildlife through fun, engaging and interactive environmental awareness programs.
*Please Note that French Programs are Subject to Instructor Availability. Booking inquiries can be made through our "Contact Us" link or email us directly at: GBHNRS@gmail.com
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What is so important about a wetland? Come explore our reserve and learn about this diverse ecosystem through observation and activities. Discussions and observations surrounding the wetland habitat and it’s inhabitants will be the primary focus. This program is appropriate at any time of year.
Learn about the special features that beavers have to help accommodate their watery lifestyle – clear eyelids, webbed feet, and more! Explore beaver habitat, hunt for beaver clues, and discuss the part they play in creating and maintaining wetland habitats. This program is appropriate at any time of year.
This informative program with dip netting will give students a real field experience as they explore pond ecology. Learn about the life cycles and habitats of some of the special creatures that make up our pond community. **Due to pond habitat restoration work, Pond Prowl will NOT be available until Spring 2021.
Compare and contrast spiders, insects, and multi-legged critters (millipedes and centipedes). Come meet them all in this hands on exploratory program which can be booked in the fall and the spring (spiders are particularly abundant in the fall).
Exploration of amphibian habitat gives and opportunity to see some fabulous frogs, learn some fabulous froggy facts, and hear some fabulous froggy sounds. Did you know that frogs have teeth? Best booked in the months of April through June.
Get a close up look at hundreds of nesting Pacific Great Blue Heron and observe their unique behaviours. Learn about their habitat, adaptations, life cycle, and check our what is in a heron’s lunchbox. The best heron viewing is March to May, although they remain on their nests into July.
Take a look at the salmon life cycle through storyboards, cooperative activities and observations of our spawning channels from our fabulous salmon observation platform. Releasing fry in the spring? Consider a fall/winter trip to the Great Blue Heron Nature Reserve to compliment your classroom salmon experience. The best salmon viewing is in October through December.
Check out the wetland habitat and learn about local Species at Risk. This fun and interactive program introduces a serious concept. Students will learn why some animals are at risk and some of the things we can do to help. This program can be booked in any season.
These one hour workshops use a variety of techniques to create works of art depicting wildlife. Local artists share their expertise & enthusiasm with your students. Three mini art lessons introduce sketching, painting and cartooning. Art projects can be linked to a specific outdoor program (ie frogs, bugs) or a special interest (ie bats, cougars).
Ces ateliers d'une heure utilisent une variété de techniques pour créer des œuvres d'art mettant en vedette la faune et la nature. Artiste résidente, Ruby Rodier, partage son expertise et son enthousiasme avec vos élèves. Les projets artistiques peuvent être liés à un intérêt particulier.
Une pratique d'équilibre entre le corps et l'esprit, de la posture et du bien-être. Les effets bénéfiques sont sur le bien-être corporel et bien-être mental. Vous vous sentirez renaître et régénéré. Un cheminement vers le bien-être conscient du corps et esprit. Améliorez la force , souplesse et mobilité. "Vous êtes aussi flexible que votre esprit et aussi jeune que votre colonne vertébrale"
A practice of balance between body and mind, posture and well-being. The beneficial effects are on bodily well-being and mental well-being. You will feel reborn and regenerated. A journey towards the conscious well-being of body and mind. Improve strength, flexibility and mobility. "You are as flexible as your mind and as young as your spine"
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Questions can be directed to Camille Coray via email, or call: 604-823-6603