In-person

Cows & Fish provides the following programs:

Cows, Fish, Cattledogs and Kids! Gameshow and Board Game (for elementary school age youth)

Your Legacy (riparian management scenarios for junior high and high school, focusing on case studies to get students to problem solve real scenarios). Includes many worksheets, handouts, and rubrics for various components. The Your Legacy program can be done without Cows and Fish as well. 

Wetland-in-a-Box demonstration (wetlands as water filters), riparian health assessment field days (either checklist or a short assessment), as well as indoor presentations related to biology, freshwater ecosystems, working with communities and other topics.

Wild North provides in-class programs for Gr. 3-6 on topics ranging from life cycles, wildlife conservation, wetlands, and forests as well as the EPCOR Wildlife Interactions Program for Gr.7 .Outreach Programs include the Junior Wildlife Ambassador Program

Wild North also provides adult & community education

The City of Red Deer provides field trip tours at their Waste Management Facility. They also provide presentations on waste and air quality.

CPAWS provides in-person, virtual, and field trip programs and guided hikes through all seasons (including winter). 

 

Battle River Watershed Alliance provides field trips and support for inquiry-projects on watersheds and keeping them clean and sustainable for students in Eastern-Central Alberta. Students get to participate in citizen-science, collecting data on their local watersheds. 

Ann & Sandy Cross Conservation provides curriculum-linked field trips for Grades 1-9. 

 

The John Janzen Nature Centre offers programs for elementary, junior high, and customizable programs for high school students in the Edmonton area. All programs are linked to curriculum, and cover various topics including animals, trees, ecosystems, and wetlands. 

 

 

Relay Education provides programs for Grades 4-12 including: 

Elementary Programs 

  • Digest this!  

  • Concentrate on Conservation 

  • Where Water Flows

  • Capture the Wind 
  • Plug into the Sun 

  • Renewable Energy Design Challenges
  • Safety Spark 

Secondary Workshops 

  • Green Collar Careers
  • Solar Workshop
  • Climate Change and Renewables

 

The Kerry Wood Nature Centre and Fort Normandeau in Red Deer offer a range of curriculum- based programs for K-12. Topics include: plants and animals, life cycles, geology, and wetlands.

With two lakes and abundant wildlife, the Kerry Wood Nature Centre is an ideal spot to experience nature with your class. 

 

 

The Alberta Institute for Wildlife Conservation offers programs that can be adjusted to all Grades.

Topics include: Adaptation, Bat Basics, Birds of Prey, Supremely Skunks, Wetlands Wildlife, Who's in Your Background?, Wildlife Rescue, World of Owls, and Virtual Tours of the hospital and rehabilitation center.