Intermediate Wildlife Conservation

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To the wonderful girls that joined us for the Junior Wildlife Conservation program last summer: we’d love to have you back for an advanced program and more time on our beloved Island!

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General Information

  • For girls aged 12 – 15 who participated in the JWC program in 2018
  • Wednesday, July 17th – Saturday, July 20th, overnight
  • Bon Portage Island
  • Pay-what-you-can program

Activities

  • We’ll help female biologists with their Leach’s storm petrel (seabird) monitoring work
  • We’ll learn about wildlife management strategies in Nova Scotia and play a game applying them to our own fake populations
  • We’ll explore the the North part of Island and map the trails
  • We’ll set insect and small mammal traps to identify local species
  • We’ll learn about tidal power and do an engineering activity brainstorming and creating prototypes of barriers for wildlife
  • We’ll learn about wildlife-related STEM careers and the educational paths to get there
  • We’ll do nature connectivity activities
  • We’ll learn new Beatles songs

* This program is only open to girls who participated in the JWC program in 2018 *

How To Register

In order to participate in this program, girls must:

  • Have participated in the Junior Wildlife Conservation program in 2018
  • Be nominated for this program by an adult that knows them well

Nominations are due by May 6th.



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