Despite unrelenting rain, 26 educators gathered for our second annual October Pro-D. Our bog hats off to these teachers and youth leaders who were undeterred by damp weather. We were out for 4 hours after which, Issaku brought hot tea and treats for everyone to warm up with! This Pro-D was a potluck collaboration of CBRG, Metro Vancouver Regional Park Interpreters, VSB teachers and The Co-Design Group. We thank all the participants for coming!
Jennifer Swanton, a Metro Vancouver Regional Park Interpreter shared activities such as "bog in a bowl". Jennifer gave out a useful package of outdoor resources, which she demonstrated, This resource is published by Metro Vancouver.
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|Susan, CBRG, and VSB teacher, enabled participants to learn 10 bog species in just 10 minutes, using silly memory tricks, one participant is being a little teapot and holding labrador tea. A list of common bog species here. |
Stanley King, Co-Design Group, led a City on the Wall activity to demonstrate the effect of urbanization on a pristine wilderness setting