Grade 9


PlantWatch

PlantWatch

Nature Saskatchewan

PlantWatch, part of the suite of NatureWatch programs, is a Canada-wide network of volunteers who record the blooming times for common plant species in their province. Information collected by PlantWatchers is a valuable tool to track...

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Nature Quest

Nature Quest

Nature Saskatchewan

The Nature Quest program creates opportunities for people of all ages to grow in their appreciation of the environment and their understanding of the land. Participants are taken on an engaging journey into the unique wildlife habitats...

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Inner Nature

Inner Nature

Nature Saskatchewan

Inner Nature is a new programming area of Nature Saskatchewan, which promotes our vision of humanity in harmony with nature, through unique film screening events about Jim Settee, a Saskatchewan Cree Elder who was part of nature, who...

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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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Wilderness Preserved: Nature Saskatchewan Sanctuaries

Wilderness Preserved: Nature Saskatchewan Sanctuaries

Nature Saskatchewan

Nature Saskatchewan administers six sanctuaries as conservation areas, to prevent development, preserve habitat and for the enjoyment of its members and the general public. Although none are posted with 'No Trespassing' signs, to...

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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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The Saskatchewan Birding Trail Experience

The Saskatchewan Birding Trail Experience

Nature Saskatchewan

Saskatchewan has a wealth of birdwatching opportunities ranging from the fall migration of waterfowl to the spring rush of songbirds and shorebirds. It is our hope that this Birding Trail Guide will help you find and enjoy the many birding...

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Saskatchewan's Native Prairie: Taking Stock of a Vanishing Ecosystem and Dwindling Resource

Saskatchewan's Native Prairie: Taking Stock of a Vanishing Ecosystem and Dwindling Resource

Native Plant Society of Saskatchwan, Inc.

This booklet is intended to provide an appreciation for the impact that settlement has had on Saskatchewan's prairie landscape. It is not intended to cast blame toward any sector of the population. Rather it is to recognize that the...

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Native Plants in the Classroom

Native Plants in the Classroom

Native Plant Society of Saskatchwan, Inc.

Native Plants in the Classroom is a project designed to connect youth with nature. This project will educate and involve youth across Saskatchewan in native plants and habitats (including species at risk) through classroom and outdoor...

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The Watershed Game

The Watershed Game

Native Plant Society of Saskatchwan, Inc.

This online Watershed Game is an interactive way to get students learning about watersheds and how we can protect them. Students are able to make decisions to manage the watershed in our national parks, agriculture, neighbourhood and...

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A Beautiful World

A Beautiful World

Native Counselling Services of Alberta

Cree Elder George Brertton takes us to a lake near his home and reflects on the changes he has seen in his lifetime. Deeply passionate about respecting all of creation, George has a serious message for us all. Please note: This is an Alberta...

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The H Factor

The H Factor

Native Counselling Services of Alberta

Len Benson is a traditional Cree man who grew up on the land near Lac La Biche, Alberta. He has seen changes to the water, plants and animals as industrial development has increased. Len wonders if human beings really understand the impact we...

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Wetland Odyssey

Wetland Odyssey

Native Counselling Services of Alberta

Can you recognize common plants, animals and insects found in wetlands? See for yourself and take this fun quiz as you go on a Wetland Odyssey! Please note: This is an Alberta resource, but could be useful for Saskatchewan educators. 

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Two Sciences

Two Sciences

Native Counselling Services of Alberta

Witness a discussion about wetlands by Wetland Ecologist Dr. Suzanne Bayley and traditional Cree man Len Benson. Suzanne and Len discuss the difference between western science and Aboriginal science and the benefits of bringing them...

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My Rubber Boots

My Rubber Boots

Native Counselling Services of Alberta

Dr. Suzanne Bayley is a world renowned Wetlands Ecologist. She has spent her life studying wetlands to preserve the water, plants, animals and birds that depend on a healthy ecosystem. Join Suzanne as she wades into one of Alberta's many...

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Tea of Life

Tea of Life

Native Counselling Services of Alberta

Dene Artist Roy Salopree knows about a secret place. It is a water hole in the muskeg, surrounded by spruce trees. The muskeg water he collects from the hole is made into tea and used as medicine for his family and friends. Please note: This is...

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Eco-Despair

Eco-Despair

Native Counselling Services of Alberta

Aboriginal people have always had a deep connection to the land and felt the responsibility to keep it healthy for future generations. As a result of colonization, voicelessness and powerlessness has caused many Aboriginal people to...

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Creation Story

Creation Story

Native Counselling Services of Alberta

For Aboriginal people, storytelling is the way we teach our children, pass on our values and remember our history. It is the story that inspires people to learn more. It is the story that begins all learning journeys. Please note: This is an...

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