Wild BC

Our Climate Change Program targets Grades 4, 7, 10 & 11 students with engaging and fun activities exploring the science, impacts, adaptation and actions related to climate change. We provide teachers with free, downloadable curriculum-linked lessons as well as a deeper understanding of the science behind climate change available through these resources as well as our training workshops and programs.

Are you looking for:

… fun, educational and engaging activities to use with youth?
… ways to inspire young people to reconnect with nature?

Wild BC offers a variety of dynamic hands-on, workshops, programs and resources for educators on topics relating to British Columbia’s fish, wildlife, habitat, ecology and climate change.

Vision

To inspire and empower people and their communities to understand and care for the natural world through environmental education.

Goals

  • To offer active, experiential, learning opportunities that foster critical thinking, problem solving, life experience, and care for the environment.
  • To maintain a high quality, training network for the delivery of Wild BC programs.
  • To provide high quality, professional programs and resources that is relevant to environmental education needs and opportunities arising in all BC communities.

What we do…

We offer a variety of high-quality and engaging, hands-on, professional development environmental education workshops and programs for educators of all sorts: Teachers, Camp Counselors, Community Leaders, Naturalists, Guides, Park Rangers, and Youth Educators. With each workshop, our experienced facilitators will lead you through hands-on activities and provide you with resources that are current and easy to use. We provide you the training and tools you need to be able to offer stimulating nature-based learning to your audience. In addition many of our resources are available for purchase or for download.

Also available for schools is one of our newest programs , Science in Action. Science in Action builds upon the existing resources and workshop experience by providing an opportunity for K-8 schools to select from 3 themes: ecosystems, climate change and water to expand the professional development opportunity found in WildBC’s historical workshops. This program is available to schools by application only (March) and includes free aschool workshop(s), school resources , facilitator support and funds toward an outdoor field trips.

Workshops and Resources:

  • Backyard Biodiversity & Beyond (K-7)
  • Below Zero (K-12)
  • Climate Change KK-12)
  • Forests in Focus (K-12)
  • Garry Oak Ecosystems of British Columbia (K-12)
  • Get Outdoors!
  • Grizzly Bear Biology (10-12)
  • Ground Truth Studies (K-12)
  • Kokanee of British Columbia (K-12)
  • Leap into Actions! (K-12)
  • Naturescape British Columbia
  • Project Caribou (K-12)
  • Project WET (K-12)
  • Project WILD (K-12)
  • Protected Areas: Preserving Our Future (K-12)
  • Wild About Bears! (K-7)
  • Wildlife Trees of North America (K-12)
  • Wild Sheep of North America (K-12)

Programs

  • Science in Action

How to Contact Us:

WildBC
Suite 100 - 333 Quebec St
Victoria, BC V8V 5B7

Phone and Fax:
Victoria: (250) 356-7111
Toll Free: 1 - 800 - 387 - 9853 ext 4
Fax: (250) 952 - 6684

Email Address: wildATgov.bc.ca

Website: www.wildbc.org

 

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