Environmental Education 2018-11-27T01:33:52+00:00
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October 2018: Grade 7 & 8 students at Lions Park, Clarksburg

BMWT Volunteers partnered with Grey Sauble Conservation Authority Staff to deliver a program of tree identification, soil layer exploration, development & Riparian preservation discussion, and stream study for all grade 7 & 8s from Beaver Valley Community School.

  • 86 Grade 7 & 8 students
  • Partnership with GSCA
  • Funded by the Town of the Blue Mountains’ Sustainability Fund & matching BMWTF donations

Ontario Curriculum Grades 1-8: Science and Technology (Revised 2007)

November 2018

Our Youth Education Programs Continue

November 1st, 2018|Categories: Current Newsletter, Education, News|

In December 2016 the Silver Creek stewardship Initiative Committee signed off on the last stages of our Ontario Trillium Foundation grant. One of the initiatives of the project was to expand environmental education in elementary schools in Collingwood and Thornbury through a working relationship with the Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority, [...]

October 2018

June 2018

Admiral Collingwood E.S. Grades 5 & 6

June 12th, 2018|Categories: Education|

31 Grade 5 & 6 Students Partnership with NVCA Funded by Ontario Trillium Grant Focus: Biodiversity, animals plants What is a watershed? What is biodiversity/ an ecosystem and why do we care? My Silver Creek handout Endangered Species PowerPoint Endangered Species outdoor game

May 2018

We are Taking our Environmental Courses to the Local Elementary Schools again in 2018

May 11th, 2018|Categories: Education, News|

We are Taking our Environmental Courses to the Local Elementary Schools again in 2018 By Blanka Guyatt, member of the Board and Watershed Action Group The BMWTF Education Committee has received money from The Blue Mountain’s Environmental Sustainability Fund. The $1000+ was matched by the Watershed Fund and these combined [...]

May 2017

Watershed Trust Wins NVCA Award

May 5th, 2017|Categories: Education, News|

Watershed Trust Wins NVCA Conservation Champion Group Award On April 27, the Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Association (NVCA) recognized the Blue Mountain Watershed Trust Foundation with the Conservation Champion Group Award at their Evening of Thanks at the Tiffin Centre in Utopia. Watershed Trust Board members (left to right) Eric [...]

February 2017

St. Mary’s Catholic School Grades 7 & 8

February 16th, 2017|Categories: Education|

42 Grade 7 students 52 Grade 8 students Partnership with NVCA Funded by Ontario Trillium Grant Focus: Biodiversity, animals plants What is a watershed? Interactive map Water systems: Water is crucial to all life on Earth My Silver Creek handout Endangered Species PowerPoint Endangered Species outdoor game Balance in [...]

Connaught P.S. Grades 5, 6 & 7

February 9th, 2017|Categories: Education|

26 Grade 5 & 6 students 27 Grade 6 & 7 students Partnership with NVCA Funded by Ontario Trillium Grant Focus: Biodiversity, animals plants What is a watershed? Interactive map What is biodiversity/ an ecosystem and why do we care? My Silver Creek handout Endangered Species PowerPoint Endangered Species outdoor [...]