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Outdoor Field Trip Student Checklist (Spring and Fall)

Outdoor Field Trip Student Checklist (Spring and Fall)

Outdoor Education Regina Public Schools

This student checkist provides a general list of clothing, food and other items students should bring on an outdoor field trip. This is a word document and can be altered as needed.

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Leave No Trace Training

Leave No Trace Training

Leave No Trace Canada

Leave No Trace Canada training courses are intended for outdoor recreational users who wish to minimize their impact on the natural environment whether they are hiking, canoeing, kayaking, climbing, etc. You can choose from a number of...

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Leave No Trace Principles

Leave No Trace Principles

Leave No Trace Canada

There are seven Leave No Trace Principles that need to be considered when enjoying the outdoors which help to reduce our ecological footprint. By educating ourselves and others about these principles, we can build awareness,...

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Monitoring Avian Productivity and Survivorship in Wascana Centre

Monitoring Avian Productivity and Survivorship in Wascana Centre

Wascana Centre
Animals, Grade 4, Grade 6

In the summer of 2010 Wascana Centre Authority began participating in the Monitoring Avian Productivity and Survivorship program (MAPS). The Wascana station is located in the Habitat Conservation Area within Wascana Marsh. This...

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Eco-Friendly Invasive Species Control: Goats!

Eco-Friendly Invasive Species Control: Goats!

Wascana Centre
Animals, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7

Background information on the use of goats as an eco-friendly way of controlling the caragana population at the Wascana Centre Habitat Conservation Area.

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Wascana Centre's Bird Checklist

Wascana Centre's Bird Checklist

Wascana Centre

This checklist includes all of the land within Wascana Centre’s boundaries, from the manicured Legislative grounds to the tame grass prairie found east of the Ring Road.

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Wascana Centre's Mammal Checklist

Wascana Centre's Mammal Checklist

Wascana Centre

This checklist includes all of the land within Wascana Centre’s boundaries, from the manicured Legislative grounds to the tame grass prairie found east of the Ring Road.

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Wascana Centre and the Canada Goose

Wascana Centre and the Canada Goose

Wascana Centre
Animals, Grade 4, Grade 6

This webpage provides background information on the Canada Goose dilemma, solutions and monitoring in Wascana Park.

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Owls

Owls

Wascana Centre
Animals, Grade 4, Grade 6

This presentation is currently under development but will be available in the near future. Discover what makes an owl so unique! We will discuss the special adaptations that have allowed owls to successfully live during the night as well...

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Birding

Birding

Wascana Centre
Animals, Grade 4, Grade 6

This in-class presentation is currently under development. A presentation on birding in general will be offered, however, bird banding may be available again at a later date.

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The Magic of a Wetland

The Magic of a Wetland

Wascana Centre
Animals, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6

What makes a wetland habitat so important? We will discuss the importance of wetlands to the environment and humans and how they function as well as what animals call a wetland home.

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Biodiversity of Wascana Centre

Biodiversity of Wascana Centre

Wascana Centre
Animals, Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8, Grade 9

You might be surprised at how many animals call Wascana Centre home. We will discuss the reptiles, amphibians, birds and mammals that live in the marsh habitat right in the middle of our city. Did you know you can easily find Western Painted...

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Creatures of the Night

Creatures of the Night

Wascana Centre

Discover what animals you could find right here in Wascana Centre while you stroll through the park in the dark! We will discuss owls, nighthawks, bats and frogs, and look closely as to how these animals can function in the dark.

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Visit the Display Ponds

Visit the Display Ponds

Wascana Centre
Animals, Kindergarten, Grade 1, Grade 2

Meet our captive and injured waterfowl on this leisure walk around the Waterfowl Park Display Ponds. This tour offers students a chance to see waterfowl up close and discuss such topics as camouflage, incubation, eggs, baby birds and much...

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Pond Dipping

Pond Dipping

Wascana Centre

Students can search for life below the water. We will use containers to scoop bugs and other underwater life from the water and identify them. Pond dipping equipment will be provided and identification sheets will be on hand. This program...

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Wascana Junior Naturalists

Wascana Junior Naturalists

Wascana Centre
Animals, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8

In a day when youth are becoming increasingly disconnected from the natural environment around them, this program aims to provide them with an opportunity to connect with nature. Our focus is to bring like-minded children together to...

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Habitat Conservation Area: A Self-Guided Tour

Habitat Conservation Area: A Self-Guided Tour

Wascana Centre

The Habitat Conservation Area is a 23-acre site within Wascana Centre that has been set aside specifically for wildlife. You can use the self-guided brochure to discover this area of the park. Trail markers guide you along this...

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Wascana Marsh Sensory Scavenger Hunt

Wascana Marsh Sensory Scavenger Hunt

Friends of Wascana Marsh

Gather the family for an outing at the marsh and participate in your own self-guided Sensory Scavenger Hunt.

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