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Sustainable Speakers Series

Sustainable Speakers Series

Saskatchewan Environmental Society / Saskatoon Public Library

The Sustainable Speakers Series is a monthly event hosted by the Saskatchewan Environmental Society and the Saskatoon Public Library that runs from September through May. These environmentally-themed presentations are free for all...

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Craik Ecovillage Tour

Craik Ecovillage Tour

Craik Sustainable Living Project

In 2001, the Town of Craik and the Rural Municipality of Craik No. 222, in south central Saskatchewan, Canada, began working in partnership to develop a long-term plan for a sustainable community-based project. This partnership, called...

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Composting Fact Sheets

Composting Fact Sheets

Victoria Compost Education Centre

The Victoria Compost Education Centre website has numerous fact sheets on different types of composting. This particular fact sheet focuses on a type useful in a school setting called vermicomposting or composting indoors with worms.

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Composting Resource

Composting Resource

Waste Reduction Week in Canada

Instructions on how to make a variety of composters for organic waste.

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Environmental Learning and Experience: An Interdisciplinary Guide for Teachers

Environmental Learning and Experience: An Interdisciplinary Guide for Teachers

BC Ministry of Education
Appreciation of Nature, Conservation, Outdoor Ed, Post Secondary Research, Teacher PD

Although this guide is meant for teachers in British Columbia, it provides useful information for teachers of all grades and subjects on how to integrate environmental concepts into teaching and learning. Designed as a support...

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Sustainable Schools: Best Practice Guide

Sustainable Schools: Best Practice Guide

BC Ministry of Education
Appreciation of Nature, Conservation, Energy, Waste, Water, Post Secondary Research, Teacher PD

The Sustainable Schools Best Practices Guide (2010) has been developed to help schools implement actions that support reduction of greenhouse gases and encourage the wise use of resources. It is intended to promote behavioural change...

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The Great Canadian Birdathon: Birding for Conservation

The Great Canadian Birdathon: Birding for Conservation

Bird Studies Canada

This spring, the time you spend birding can help the very birds you're looking at. Join the Great Canadian Birdathon and conserve birds and biodiversity across Canada! It's so easy to participate. All you have to do is gather your sponsors...

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Last Mountain Bird Observatory

Last Mountain Bird Observatory

Nature Saskatchewan

The facility is open during the spring and fall migrations (May, August and September), and encourages visitors to the site and volunteers to assist in the monitoring program. The public has the rare opportunity to see many bird species up...

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Stewards of Saskatchewan Program

Stewards of Saskatchewan Program

Nature Saskatchewan

Nature Saskatchewans Stewards of Saskatchewan (SOS) is a suite of five voluntary stewardship programs that engage rural landowners in conserving habitat in southern Saskatchewan to benefit: species at risk from disappearing prairie...

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Operation Burrowing Owl

Operation Burrowing Owl

Nature Saskatchewan

Nature Saskatchewan's Operation Burrowing Owl (OBO) was launched in 1987 to protect Burrowing Owl habitat from cultivation, monitor population changes, and increase awareness of the owl. Landowners voluntarily agree to conserve...

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iMapInvasives

iMapInvasives

Saskatchewan Conservation Data Centre
Plants, Grade 4, Grade 6, Grade 7, Science 10, Environmental Science 20, Post Secondary Research

iMapInvasives is an interactive mapping and data management tool for protecting natural resources from the threat of invasive species. It provides versatile mapping resources for monitoring and management, from a local to...

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Saskatchewan Bird Atlas App

Saskatchewan Bird Atlas App

Saskatchewan Conservation Data Centre

The computerized Saskatchewan Bird Atlas Project is an ongoing cooperative project among federal and provincial governments and non-government organizations, concerned with conservation, to make bird information more...

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Saskatchewan Wildlife App

Saskatchewan Wildlife App

Saskatchewan Conservation Data Centre

The Wildlife App is an interactive map for viewing rare and endangered element occurrences across the province. General users are able to locate wildlife refuges, crown land, provincial parks, flooding zones, national parks,...

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Native Plant Material and Services Supplier List

Native Plant Material and Services Supplier List

Native Plant Society of Saskatchwan, Inc.

The Native Plant Society of Saskatchewan (NPSS) provides this list to support and promote the use of native plants. We hope that through the use of native plants, people will come to understand and appreciate their importance, thereby...

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Project Wild Thing

Project Wild Thing

by David Bond

Filmmaker David Bond is a worried man. His kids' waking hours are dominated by a cacophony of marketing, and a screen dependence threatening to turn them into glassy-eyed zombies. Like city kids everywhere, they spend way too much time...

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Beyond Ecophobia: Reclaiming the Heart in Nature Education

Beyond Ecophobia: Reclaiming the Heart in Nature Education

by David Sobel

Beyond Ecophobia speaks to teachers, parents, and others interested in nurturing in children the ability to understand and care for nature. This expanded version of one of Orion Magazines most popular articles includes descriptions of...

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Ag in the Watershed Website

Ag in the Watershed Website

Ag in the Watershed

Eleven of the Saskatchewan watersheds have collaborated to provide educational materials for the new Saskatchewan Science 20 Curriculum being implemented in the fall of 2015.  These materials will promote awareness of the...

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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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