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Teachers who are current CBEEN members may access one complimentary program for their classroom in the school year. Teacher members can redeem their complimentary program with bussing reimbursement up to $250. Up to 200 complimentary programs are available annually to teachers across the Basin on a first-come, first-serve basis.

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Introduction to Local Mushrooms


Bookable Type(s) Half Day Field Study Full Day Field Study
Duration3 Hours
Contact This Presentertdehlers@gmail.com / 250-551-7758

About the Program
Exploring the identity and ecology of fungi in our environment. Learn how to identify edible and poisonous mushrooms. Students will gain an understanding of the functional roles of fungi in the ecosystem. In-class presentation followed by field trip to look for mushrooms in season.

About the Community Educator
Tyson Ehlers works as an ecologist in the Slocan Valley with a background in Forestry.  Tyson has always been interested in nature and all it provides, not just the timber, but all of the values we derive from forests.  He enjoys the thrill of hunting for wild mushrooms, as they are a perfect excuse for a walk in the woods.

Please note: this is the HALF-DAY version of the program. If you would like to book the FULL-DAY program, please do so HERE.

Tyson Ehlers
(Educator)

Organization: Tysig Ecological Research

Title: Forest Ecologist

Address: Winlaw, BC

Tags:Ecosystems / Wildlife, Sustainable Living, Forestry / Silviculture, Food
Seasons:Autumn
Grade Levels:High (10-12), Middle (7-9), Intermediate (4-6), Primary (K-3)
School Districts:SD20, SD10, SD8

Testimonials:

See 3 testimonials.
"Tyson was very engaging. The students related to him well." - Linda Findlay
"Thank you Tyson!" - Roxanne MacKay
"Tyson is an engaging and knowledgeable educator. " - Signy Fredrickson

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