Education Resources

A summary of excellent resources available to support both classroom and community-based environmental education programs.

Resources for All Educators

Order resources and equipment for outdoor & environmental learning.

A concise listing of key Climate Change education lesson plans, resources and information.

C2C works to grow teacher leadership and mentorship capacity for place-based education through local strategies, events and activities.

A resource hub for environmental education that includes lesson plans, activities, articles and other media.

Resources for Early Childhood Educators

Free resources to support educators and families to get outside and play!

A network that believes that all young children need frequent opportunities to experience, learn from, and care for nature and the environment.

An early childhood education program that builds on children’s sense of wonder about nature and invites them to explore wildlife and the world around them.

A platform for collaborative action among persons who strive to promote high quality outdoor learning among educators, children, and families in British Columbia.


Whether you are looking to take your first steps leading children outdoors and you’re not sure where to start, or you’re comfortable leading children outdoors but you’d like to learn more about unstructured play and learning – this is for you!

Resources for Community Educators

Kootenay-based resources for stewardship solutions that address issues on private land.

What research says about environmental literacy, behaviour, and conservation results.

Bringing professional standards to environmental educators’ dynamic work in today’s communities.

A diverse and comprehensive set of educational, technical and capacity resources for stewardship in BC.

Resources for K-12 Educators

A searchable database of lesson plans, how-to guides and research on topics such as climate, conservation and outdoor learning & play.

Lesson plans, curriculum units and other teaching resources that support interdisciplinary and action oriented learning.


A Teacher’s Guidebook for taking learning outside.

A vast collection of resources that are teacher reviewed, classroom tested and matched to BC’s transformed curriculum by grade.

CBEEN opportunities - Wildsight

The focus is on promoting strong connections to the wild, allowing students to explore the natural world in which we live, and guiding them to grow in their understanding and care for the environment.

Free online education programs about energy, climate change and green economy that engage and empower students to create positive change for our evolving world.

Accessible resources including assessment tools, curriculum summaries, and unit plans.

ISCBC has developed a new Invasive-Wise Education program to provide BC curriculum-linked lesson plans for a range of grade levels that can be used in the classroom, at home and outdoors in the schoolyard or local parks.

Great kid-tested ideas for fostering learning and inspiring action on environmental and other global issues.

Research library with a collection of scientific literature for advancing the children and nature movement.

A resource hub for environmental education that includes lesson plans, activities, articles and other media.

The source for NatureWILD, a nature magazine featuring articles by BC’s leading naturalists, as well as games, nature activities, and more.

Aboriginal Worldviews and Perspectives in the Classroom: Moving Forward brings together discussion from gatherings in five communities across BC.

A dynamic volunteer organization promoting networking, curriculum support, and leadership in environmental education.

Stanford analysis revealing a wide array of benefits from environmental education.

The Kootenay-Boundary Environmental Education Initiative’s website includes an Inspiration Handbook of curricular ideas and resources, and a video series highlighting place-based education across the region.

Resources on Indigenous Knowledge and Perspectives can be found here.

Resources on Diversity, Equity & Inclusion – Coming Soon!

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