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Educational Programs

We offer indoor and outdoor educational programming that fits with curricular competencies for all schools in the Okanagan-Similkameen Regional District. Contact us for more details.

Bully Plants: Let's Weed Them Out!

This program offers an exciting opportunity for students kindergarten through to grade 12 to learn about and understand the environmental impacts of invasive plants or ‘weeds’ in our region. The program encourages creative and scientific thought, using props and interactive activities. Students will learn what they can do to contribute to the prevention and control of invasive plants.

Aquatic Invaders: Let's Keep Them Out!

This program offers an exciting opportunity for students kindergarten through to grade 12 to learn about and understand the environmental impacts of aquatic invasive species on our lakes. The program encourages creative and scientific thought, using props and interactive activities, and will be accompanied by a visit from the Invasive Mussel Trailer! Students will learn what they can do to contribute to the prevention and control of aquatic invasive species. Follow-up lesson plans and activities are available for educators who want to make this program a part of a larger unit. 

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Students learning about native plants

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Invasive Mussel Trailer. Credit - Neil Bousquet

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