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COVID-19 Cancellation Policy

Wild Voices programs are cancelled for April 2020 through June 2020 due to full and partial school closures in BC.  In the coming months we will be planning ways for the Wild Voices program to restart in September 2020, including new options for online learning with our Wild Voices programs as a new bookable option for our Wild Voices programming.

For online learning in May and June 2020 we encourage you to check out the Wild Voices Online presentation series!  More information and registration can be found at cbeen.ca/wild-voices-online.


Unbookable Booked 4 time(s)

What Does a Wildlife Biologist See?

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

About the Program
Learn how to recognize and identify animal sign such as tracks, nests, deer beds, scat, woodpecker excavations and nesting holes, animal browse, animal trails etc. An introductory talk (involving skulls, skins and other artifacts) gives context to the field work by discussing the relationship between an animal, its anatomy and its habitat. Participants will be encouraged to enter the information in a field journal.

This program is based at Kokanee Creek Provincial Park in all seasons. The program may be offered in other areas contingent upon prior arrangement.

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

Organization: Kokanee Creek Nature Centre

Title: Wildlife biologist / educator

Address: Nelson and area, BC

Tags:Ecosystems / Wildlife
Seasons:Spring, Summer, Autumn, Winter
Grade Levels:High (10-12), Middle (7-9), Intermediate (4-6), Primary (K-3), Independent
School Districts:SD20, SD8, Independent


See 1 testimonials.
"Joanne was an excellent presenter and interacted extremely well with the students. She was flexible in her delivery and adapted to the needs/interests of the students throughout the day. I would highly recommend her to other educators wanting an enriching day for their students." - Catherine Locke

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