The Garry Oak meadow high atop Mount Galiano is a breathtaking place to see the interconnectivity in one of Canada’s most endangered ecosystems—one that First Nations have been managing for thousands of years. After a scenic and challenging hike, students will actively engage in restoration through the removal of invasive plants, and discover how Garry Oak meadows can help us adapt to a changing climate.
Curriculum link: Conservation and Restoration of Ecosystems (Gr.11)
Where: Millard Learning Centre on Galiano Island
When: This program is available at your convenience. It takes about 5 hours and yes, you can do it in a day trip from Vancouver or Victoria.
Cost: $32/student for groups of 15 students or more. Smaller groups, please contact us.
Special equipment or clothing? Dress for variable Gulf Islands weather: warm sweaters, sturdy footwear, and sunscreen.
Food and water: Bring your own lunches and drinking water.
How do I book? When you’re ready, use the online booking system above. A 20% deposit is required. Alternately, send your deposit cheque to our office with your requested date, time and your group’s info. Bookings are not secured until we’ve received your deposit.
Questions? Contact us.
Cancellation policy: If you cancel less than two weeks from the day, you will forfeit your deposit. Thanks for your understanding.