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 2019-2020 school year to teachers across the Basin on a first-come, first-serve basis.
Grizzlies in the Kootenays
|Bookable Type(s)||In Class (approx 1 hr) Half Day Field Study Full Day Field Study|
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About the Program
A look at modern DNA census techniques of wildlife study, and what recent studies have found out about grizzly populations in the region. Includes several hands-on activities to teach about genetic isolation, habitat fragmentation, and other population biology concepts.
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 clearly has a lot of personal knowledge and experience in this field. Students felt comfortable around him and were eager to ask him questions about his job and experiences." - Laura Kroeker