BOOK A WILD VOICES FOR KIDS PROGRAM!
All programs are now available for booking at the subsidized rates listed.
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.
Endangered Mountain Caribou in the Kootenays
|Bookable Type(s)||In Class (approx 1 hr) Half Day Field Study Full Day Field Study|
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About the Program
As few as 1800 mountain caribou remain on the planet - all in southeastern British Columbia. This presentation will look at the life history, current status, and what you can do to help this endangered animal.
About the Community Educator
Dave Quinn is a wildlife biologist, a BC-certified teacher and a certified wilderness guide who has lead expeditions in the Kootenays, the Canadian Arctic and West Coast, as well as overseas. Dave's work as a photographer and writer has been published in several adventure tourism magazines and scientific publications. As a wildlife technician, Dave has worked on the Purcell Mountain Caribou Study, the Rocky Mountain Lynx Project, the Columbia Valley Badger Project, the Swift Fox Census, and the East Kootenay Fisher Project.
"Dave has a lot of knowledge and hands-on experiences. He is a great story telling and that engages the students. He is safety conscious and very skilled in the outdoor environment." - Jill Christie
"He is very knowledgeable and great with the kids!" - Rebecca Pepin