Climate Change Effects on Arctic and Columbia Basin Wildlife and Communities
|Bookable Type(s)||In Class (approx 1 hr)|
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About the Program
A look at wildlife and human communities in Greenland and the Canadian high Arctic, and how they have adapted to their environment. This program will also look at how climate change is changing that environment, affecting their lifestyles and traditional activities, with a comparison to how climate change is affecting communities in the Columbia Basin.
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 was very energetic and passionate about the topic. He was able to keep a challenging class engaged." - L. Michelle Tremblay
"Dave is an engaging and interesting presenter" - Susan Stolberg
"Dave kept the students interested with various animal skins/skulls, artifacts, a picture slideshow and interesting stories." - Sarah Keenan