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Cross Conservation Education Program: Who Dung it?

Jun 11 2008 - 12:30am to 2:30am

Ann and Sandy Cross Conservation Area

Get the scoop on scat! Discover the stories a pile of poop tells you about animals and their biology. You’ll never say ick again as we explore the fascinating in’s and out’s of animal droppings! Use your detective nose on a walk to examine who ‘dung’ it. Indoor/outdoor program, please dress for the weather.

Date: Tuesday, June 10th
Time: 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Cost: $8/adult, $4/child Read more about Cross Conservation Education Program: Who Dung it?

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Cross Conservation Area , AB

Cross Conservation Area Winter 2008 Programs: Ready, Set, Survive!

Description:
Ann & Sandy Cross Conservation Area Ready, Set, Survive! Proper preparation can make the difference between enjoying the outdoors and surviving in a pinch. We’ll reveal the 10 essentials for your pack and what to use in the environment in case of an emergency. Discover how wildlife prepare and adapt for winter and what they can teach us about survival.

Cross Conservation Area Winter 2008 Programs: Backyard Winter Wonders

Description:
Ann & Sandy Cross Conservation Area Backyard Winter Wonders Discover the wonders of winter as we investigate plants, tracks, snow crystals and more. Take home skills and knowledge to become a winter detective in your own backyard. You may be surprised by what you find! Dress to be outdoors for part of the program. Date: Saturday, February 2nd Time: 1:00-3:30 p.m. Cost: $8/ adult, $4/ child

North/Central Alberta Community of Environmental Educators

Description:
You are invited to join us on Thursday, December 6, 2007 to start a community of environmental educators. Our community will be a place where educators can connect to share resources, skills, and knowledge that is relevant within our local context. The members of the community will come from a diverse range of backgrounds and life experiences, including all ages from youth to mature and all experience levels from students to top level executives. Everyone living or working in Northern and Central Alberta is welcome.

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New Directions in Environmental Education & Communication

Description:
Royal Roads University Workshop leader: Dr. Richard Kool, Associate ProfessorEnvironmental Education & Communication Program Dr. Kool will lead presentations on a set of three themes:

  • "Nature Deficit Disorder": what do we know about how children connect with nature and what we can do to encourage that connection.
  • Hope and despair in environmental education and communication: the psychological impact of the language that we use.
  • Changing Behaviours: the use of persuasive communication and the power of social norms.

Know Your Neighbours, Battle Your Invaders!

Description:
Ann and Sandy Cross Conservation AreaJoin forces with naturalist Andrew Stiles and help fight the invasive species battle! Discover how to protect native plants by taking on weeds. Bring your gloves for this hands-on event and dress for the weather.Date: Tuesday, June 26Time: 6:30-8:30 p.m.Who: Family Programs (kids 5 yrs and up)Fee: $6.00/adult and $2.00/child Advanced registration required (call 403-931-2042)

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