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Hey Students!

Want to get involved, learn more and get outdoors? Come check out the WildED Student Zone to find out all the great ways you and other youth can enjoy and protect British Columbia's parks and wilderness areas! A great place to meet other youth interested in conservation, research some of the cool parks and wilderness you could visit in British Columbia, and even find information on lots of awesome programs that will actually get you outdoors and into those places!

Youth Action

Who

What

Where

Camosun Bog Restoration Group

The story of Camosun Bog, how it was saved, and the work yet to be done. Camosun Bog lies within Pacific Spirit Regional Park, on the west side of Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

www.naturalhistory.bc.ca/
CamosunBog

Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society (CPAWS)

Take the Action Challenge Program!

www.cpawscalgary.org/
education/action-challenge

David Suzuki Foundation

The Nature Challenge - 10 simple things you can do to protect nature

www.davidsuzuki.org/WOL/
Challenge/10steps.asp

Earthday Network

Ecological Footprint Quiz

www.earthday.net/footprint

Environmental Youth Alliance

A community development organization dedicated to improving our physical and social environment

www.eya.ca

Evergreen Project Registry

Learn about how groups across Canada are making their schools and communities greener, find volunteer opportunities to participate with a project near you, and share information about your project.

www.evergreen.ca/en/
lg/lg-projects.html

Green Street Youth Action Centre

Actions, conferences, opportunities, success stories, resources

www.green-street.ca/
youth_action_center/English

Learning for a Sustainable Future

Youth resources and forum

www.lsf-lst.ca/en/youth

Pacific Streamkeepers Federation

Helping streamkeepers take action through support, education, and building partnerships

www.pskf.ca

World Wildlife Fund (WWF)

What you can do in your daily life to help make a difference

www.panda.org/
how_you_can_help/
at_home/index.cfm


Orca Drawing "The most important thing I learned today is that if there is something in a person's life they really would like to do, all they have to do is put their mind to doing it - no matter what."
Amar, Grade 11

Get Outdoors

Who

What

Where

Great Wild Spaces

Explore BC's Parks - facts about location, access, wildlife and ecology, and history. Search by region or by alphabetical listing.

www.greatwildspaces.org

Alpine Club of Canada

Canada's national mountaineering organization

www.alpineclubofcanada.ca

BC Camping Association

Information about summer day camps and residential camps for children

www.bccamping.org

BC Mountaineering Club

Dedicated to the enjoyment and exploration of the mountains, valleys and alpine regions of British Columbia through activities such as climbing, hiking, backpacking and ski touring

www.bcmc.ca

Dare to Dream

Summer Wilderness Programs for youth 15 - 18 yrs

www.followyourdreams.ca

GVRD Catching the Spirit Program

An outdoor environmental stewardship program designed, planned, organized and run by youth for youth in select Greater Vancouver regional parks

www.catchingthespirit.com

Leave No Trace

Low Impact Camping Skills

www.lnt.org

North Shore Rescue

What to Bring (10 Essentials)

www.northshorerescue.com/
whattobring.html

Outward Bound

Outdoor Adventure Education Programs

www.outwardbound.ca

Project G.O.! (Get Outdoors with BC Parks)

Promoting youth recreation in BC's provincial parks.

www.env.gov.bc.ca/
bcparks/projectgo

Sea to Sky Leadership School

A four day island Leadership School at Sea to Sky on Keats Island.

www.seatosky.bc.ca/
tguide.html

Strathcona Park Lodge Wilderness Youth Leadership Development

Wilderness adventures for youth based out of Strathcona Park on Vancouver Island

www.wyld-expeditions.com

Uts'am Witness

Squamish Nation Witness Ceremony and Camping Weekends

www.utsam-witness.ca/about

Young Naturalists Club

For young people, age 5 - 14 yrs, who love the outdoors

www.ync.ca/about_ync.htm


Activities Drawing "I learned that there is so much out there beyond the city, and that there is so much to explore just in BC alone. I also learned about the affect that we humans have on the wilderness, and how we can help preserve it."
Kailey grade 11

Conservation Resources

Who

What

Where

BC Spaces for Nature

Committed to protecting wilderness in British Columbia and beyond

www.spacesfornature.org

Great Wild Space

Take a tour of BC's magnificent parks and protected areas

www.greatwildspaces.org

BC Conservation Corp

Provides work opportunities for students and recent graduates who may be considering a career in the environmental sector

www.bcconservationcorps.ca

Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society - BC Chapter (CPAWS - BC)

Canada's grassroots voice for wilderness devoted to protecting Canada's wilderness heritage

www.cpawsbc.org

Cariboo Chilcotin Conservation Society

Working locally to maintain and enhance the health of the environment as the basis of a strong economy and vital society.

www.ccconserv.org

Nature Conservancy of Canada

Working to protect Canada's most threatened natural habitats and the endangered species that call them home

www.natureconservancy.ca

Sierra Club of BC

Dedicated to the conservation of British Columbia's natural legacy

www.sierraclub.ca/bc

Wilderness Committee

Wilderness preservation organization

www.wildernesscommittee.org



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