Find yourself working from home these days? Thanks to technology, invasive species, environmental and conservation education can continue through a series of webinars from our partners.
Invasive Species Council of BC (ISCBC)
- March 25, 2020 – Invasive Species 101
This webinar will explain how you and your friends can have fun outdoors and protect BC’s biodiversity at the same time! We will define what makes a non-native species invasive, present some species to keep an eye out for, describe some of the ISCBC programs and share things you can do to preserve BC’s amazing biodiversity.
- April 22, 2020 Webinar – Grass Gone Bad: New Invasive Species of Concern to B.C.’s Grasslands
This talk will focus on several new invasive plant species that pose significant threats to BC’s grasslands, including how to identify and report them and the most likely places they will occur.
- ISCBC Webinar Archive: available today.
A selection of recorded webinars. Click on link above for PDFs of speakers’ slide decks (where applicable) as well as links to view each recorded webinar.
Kootenay Conservation Program (KCP)
The 2020 winter season, KCP offered 4 webinars on the theme of “Biodiversity in the Kootenays”
- Getting to know Grebes: Different Species and how they link to Wetland Health & Conservation
- “We Should Plant Meadows”: A Systems Approach to Recovering Pollinator Pathways
- An Evidence-to-Action Approach for Carnivore Coexistence in Adapt-or-Die
- Back to the Basics: Re-evaluating Bat Boxes based on Bat Needs
Columbia Basin Environmental Network (CBEEN)
CBEEN partnered with Columbia Basin Trust, the Canadian Network for Environmental Education and Communication (EECOM), Green Teacher, and the North American Association of Environmental Education to offer a wide variety of webinars.
- April 1, 2020 The Art and Science of Teaching Climate Change
In this webinar, educators will learn strategies to communicate climate change principles that can be applied to any classroom.
- April 8, 2020: The Joy of Garden-based Education
You will learn the fascinating science behind the social, psychological and physiological benefits of using gardens to teach.
- April 29, 2020: Indigenous Arts and Sciences: Connecting STEM to Indigenous Science
All young people, could benefit from understanding the natural world and their relationship with it. Indigenous Arts and Sciences (IAS) is an approach to environmental science education that engages Indigenous wisdom and scientific processes rooted in respect and reciprocity. This webinar is a story about Earth Partnership’s Indigenous Arts and Sciences—how it began, how our collaboration works, and what we have learned (and are still learning) along the way.
- Navigating Online Climate Data Sources: available now.