BOOK A WILD VOICES FOR KIDS PROGRAM!
All programs are now available for booking at the subsidized rates of:
– $150 (1-1.5 hr in class or outdoor program)
– $250 (half-day field study)
– $350 (full-day field study)
Teachers who are current CBEEN members may access one complimentary program (with up to $250 in bussing cost reimbursement) for their classroom in the school year. Up to 200 complimentary programs are available for the 2021-2022 school year to teachers across the Basin on a first-come, first-serve basis.
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.
As with the previous school year, we have a COVID-19 policy in place for the 2021-2022 school year. Teachers booking programs are expected to read this plan in advance of their program to understand our policies and practices around offering programs this year.
Questions about the policy may be directed to the Wild Voices Program Manager at firstname.lastname@example.org
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Mainstreams Climate Change in the Kootenays 1.0: Adapting to Climate Change
|Bookable Type(s)||In Class (approx 1 hr)|
|Contact This Presenteremail@example.com 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.