Summer is officially here and hopefully your days are filled with exploring and enjoying your local wild paradise. But when your hammock is summoning you for some respite, connect to the natural world with our list of recommended summer reads for the whole family. From learning about the secret lives of trees to the mysterious … Continued
Author: Jill Jennings
This is just a sample of the amazing content we have on our Education at Home website. Sign up for more content like this here. Like many of you, our Wildsight educators and staff have recently added a new role to their parenting resumes—homeschooler. As parents, you already teach your kids a lot. Adding official … Continued
1,800 rosy-cheeked students from across the Columbia Basin were doing their best snow shuffle and powder pirouettes this past winter, pleading with the snow gods for more white fluffy stuff – and it worked! This year marks our 20th year of delivering Wildsight education programs and we’ve recently wrapped up our Winter Wonder program. Our … Continued
Dave Quinn is a well known biologist, conservationist and educator. He’s been with Wildsight for 20 years and as we celebrate our 20th year of delivering environmental education programs, we thought it would be apropos to chat with one of our longest standing educators.
On October 23, Canada celebrates Take Me Outside Day—a day that encourages teachers across Canada to bring their students outdoors and provide opportunities for children and youth to explore, play and learn outside. It is a day that highlights the importance of spending time outside, being physically active and connecting with nature. Wildsight offers a range … Continued
Each year the Columbia Basin Environmental Education Network (CBEEN) awards educators who demonstrate excellence in environmental education in the Columbia Basin. This year, Wildsight Educator Melissa Flint won the Environmental Education Award of Excellence for her work as a Community Educator. She was recognized for her support to students through delivering a variety of environmental … Continued
Thanks to the support of our generous funders and donors, Wildsight environment education programs have reached over 70,000 students ages 5 to 18. These programs help build a more sustainable future for all, empowering the students of today to be the leaders of tomorrow. Right now, over a dozen EcoStewards projects—one of Wildsight’s key education … Continued