BOOK A WILD VOICES FOR KIDS PROGRAM!
All programs are now available for booking at the subsidized rates listed!
Teachers who are current CBEEN members may access one complimentary program for their classroom in the school year. Teacher members can redeem their complimentary program with up to $250 bussing reimbursement. Up to 200 complimentary programs are available annually to teachers across the Basin on a first-come, first-serve basis.
**New programs are added weekly, so be sure to check back!**
Kokanee Spawning Field-Study
|Bookable Type(s)||Full Day Field Study|
|Location||local riparian area|
|Contact This Presenterfirstname.lastname@example.org|
About the Program
A full-day field study to witness one of the great, colourful wildlife events of our Kootenay Year, the Kokanee spawn. Students will learn about life cycles, ecology, and relationships between Kokanee and our ecosystems through a series of hands-on activities and games.
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 always engages the kids and fuels their love for science and the outdoors." - Nick Richards
"He was very planned. Very knowledgeable. Kids loved painting with dead fish. Great props, which kids need at this age. " - Christa Stimming
"Dave was a fantastic guide and my class absolutely loved the presentation! They were so engaged and learned a lot. " - Rebecca Pepin
"Dave is one of the most knowledgeable people I have met with regards to outdoor education. Any program he delivers would be a valuable learning experience to the students." - Colleen Bermel
"Keep up the great work!" - Jaimee Beaupre