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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.

We continue to have a COVID-19 policy in place and teachers booking programs are expected to read this plan in advance of their program to understand our policies and practices around offering programs.

Questions about the policy may be directed to the Wild Voices Program Manager at wildvoices@cbeen.org

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Mainstreams Climate Change in the Kootenays 1.0: Adapting to Climate Change


Bookable Type(s) In Class/School Yard (1 - 1.5 hr)
Duration1 Hour
LocationIn Class
Contact This Presenterdaveq@wildsight.ca 2504275666

About the Program
This 1-hour program is designed to introduce students to the concepts of ADAPTATION to our changing climate, and MITIGATION STRATEGIES to help minimize the impacts on human social, cultural, infrastructure, and economic systems, and build a good understanding of the difference between the two. The focus of this program will be on how local communities, households, and individuals can successfully adapt to the realities of our changing climate. “In the meantime; prepare for extreme weather events; know what your risks are; learn how to reduce the risk; learn how to adapt to it.”

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 Quinn
(Educator: Standard)

Organization/School: Treehouse Outdoor Education, Inc.

Address: Kimberley, BC

Curriculum Links:Grade 8 Big Ideas: The theory of plate tectonics is the unifying theory that explains Earth's geologic processes (major geological events of local significance); The kinetic molecular theory and the theory of the atom explain the behaviour of matter (kinetic molecular theory)
Grade 9 Big Ideas: Earth is composed of four interacting spheres through which matter cycles (the carbon cycle; the interactions between the lithosphere, atmosphere, biosphere and hydrosphere)
Science 10: Earth & Space Science - energy transfer in natural systems (evaluate possible causes of climate change and its impacts on natural systems)
Earth Sciences 11: explain the characteristics and significance of the atmosphere; describe the function of the hydrologic cycle
Geology 12: Surface processes and the hydrosphere (analyze features and processes associated with weathering and erosion, stream erosion and deposition; describe how human activities can affect quality of ground water)
Tags:Energy, Geology/Earth History, Ecosystems / Wildlife, Water, Sustainable Living, Forestry / Silviculture, Food, Climate Change
Seasons:Spring, Autumn, Winter
Grade Levels:High (10-12), Middle (7-9), Intermediate (4-6)
School Districts:Independent, SD20, SD19, SD10, SD8

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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