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Due to recent CBEEN program funding changes, we will now offer price options for Wild Voices for Kids programs.

Please select the price option that suits your needs, knowing that some schools don’t have access to the financial resources that others do.

We ask that teachers ensure that a program does not violate their school and/or district policies before booking.  It is the responsibility of the teacher to confirm program suitability and communicate needs and questions to the Community Educator that is delivering the program.

Do you have any question about the Wild Voices Program? Please connect with Mia at wildvoices@cbeen.org

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Citizen Science: Birding at Kokanee Creek


Bookable Type(s) Half Day Field Study
Duration3 Hours
LocationKokanee Creek Provincial Park, near Nelson
Contact This Presentersiderius@netidea.com

About the Program
Citizen Science! Be an ornithologist for a day! We are updating the Kokanee Creek Provincial Park bird checklist. You can come and be part of this great project by adding your bird sightings in the park to our data. Learn how to identify local birds by sight and by their calls. We will also be looking for bird sign (woodpecker excavations, nests, tracks, owl pellets etc.) and talking about the relationship of birds to their habitat. We may see other wildlife and wildlife sign that will round out our appreciation of the park and its "residents".

This program is based at Kokanee Creek Provincial Park from mid May to October.

About the Community Educator
Joanne Siderius is a wildlife biologist, naturalist and educator who lives and works in the Kootenays. She is the senior naturalist at Kokanee Creek Provincial Park and has several years experience as a field biologist, an ornithologist and giving school presentations.

Joanne Siderius
(Educator: Standard)

Organization/School: Kokanee Creek Nature Centre

Title: Wildlife biologist / educator

Address: Nelson and area, BC

Tags:Ecosystems / Wildlife
Seasons:Winter, Autumn, Summer, Spring
Grade Levels:Independent, High (10-12), Middle (7-9), Intermediate (4-6)
School Districts:Independent, SD20, SD8

Testimonials:

See 2 testimonials.
"Joanne was prepared, helpful, knowledgeable and had great engagement skills with the students. She provided input forms and a website to enter our data in. She kindly came out to Winlaw so we did not have to travel all the way to Kokanee Creek (3 hour drive)." - Anonymous
"Very knowledgeable and passionate. " - Jessica Foster

Program Price Options:

Due to recent CBEEN program funding changes, CBEEN will now offer price options for Wild Voices for Kids programs. Please select the price option that suits your needs, knowing that some schools don’t have access to the financial resources that others do. The following price options are available:

  1. Non-subsidized: Please select this option if you can access funds to pay the full price for this program. By selecting this option, this will allow us to offer more subsidized programs to those schools who don’t have the same support as you might. An unlimited number of programs are available at this payment level.
    • In class/school yard ~1-1.5 hours = $250
    • Half-day field study = $390
    • Full-day field study = $595
  2. Slightly Subsidized: Please select this option if you need a bit of support in paying for your program. CBEEN has secured some grant funding to support this option. An unlimited number of programs are available at this payment level.
    • In class/school yard ~1-1.5 hrs = $150
    • Half-day field study = $250
    • Full-day field study = $350
  3. Heavily Subsidized: Please select this option if you need a lot of support in helping to make programs happen in your school. CBEEN has secured funding to allow a limited number of classes to access two heavily subsidized programs/class/year.
    • In class/school yard ~1-1.5 hrs = $75
    • Half-day field study = $125
    • Full-day field study = $175
  4. Fully Subsidized: Please select this option if you have no means of accessing funding for a program. CBEEN has secured funding to allow a limited number of classes to access one totally subsidized program/class/year.

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