While Spring may be off to a drizzly start, it sure has made up for it with some fantastic low tides! This past Tuesday was no exception when Grade 11 & 12 science students from Richmond Christian School participated in our Marine Investigations (https://galianoconservancy.ca/marine-investigations/) program at Sum’nuw (Montague Harbour Marine Provincial Park). We started off […]Continue reading
Category Archives: Education
Field trips are BACK!
Rockheights Middle School – Marine Investigations Schools are officially coming back to Galiano to participate in the GCA’s amazing education programs! We were so happy to start the season off with Rockheights Middle School’s grade 6-7 classes. On April 20 and 21st we took these students to Sum’nuw (Montague Harbour Provincial park) for an afternoon […]Continue reading
Post-Secondary Courses and Field Schools
develop your class’s research and field science skills as you directly contribute to active ecological restoration and sustainable land-use projects.Continue reading
Build Your Own Overnight Adventure
OVERNIGHT (Grades – Variable) Designed for the undecided, the “Build Your Own Overnight Adventure” let’s you mix and match different single day programs and includes overnight accommodations at the Millard Learning Centre.Continue reading
Environmental Education Programs
K-12 Programs Spark curiosity and build lifelong memories with nature-based learning programs on Galiano Island. Flexible single day and overnight program options available to suit your learning needs. Post Secondary Programs Boost your skills to pursue your environmental career. Gain professionally-relevant, hands-on field experience with custom post-secondary courses, seasonal employment, internships and volunteer opportunities. Adult […]Continue reading
Bring your friends and family to the 10th Annual Walkalong for Learning, a magical event with live music along forest and seaside trails. Discover native & medicinal plants, the forest garden, and more on the Millard Learning Centre lands on Galiano Island.Continue reading
DEEP Challenge # 8: Forest bathing!
This last seasons DEEP Challenge. DEEP immerses you into the quiet of the West Coast forests! Some people call it ‘Forest bathing’, some people call it ‘Going for a walk’ – either way, when we emerge ourselves in the natural environment, we gain health. Physical activity in the form of a walk in nature is […]Continue reading
DEEP Challenge #7: Finding your way!
A little bit about navigation! Challenge starts June 15th and finishes June 29th “When neither sun nor stars appeared for many a day, they gave up hope! This was a terrible handicap to them, because these ancient navigators had no compass nor any other instrument. The only way they could guide the ship was by the […]Continue reading
June 8th – Bonus DEEP Challenge: DEEP goes deep on World Oceans’ Day!
DEEP goes deep Together we can create a healthier ocean that sustains us all! June 8th is World Oceans Day & the Galiano Conservancy Association is hosting a very special beach-cleaning scavenger hunt. Join us in our Galiano-wide shoreline clean-up at any beach on Galiano of your choice! Need beach-cleaning supplies? Come to one of […]Continue reading
Deep-Challenge #6: All about Berries
Today, it is all about Berries! Challenge starts June 1st and finishes June 15th Here on Galiano Island, there is a big interest in ‘grazing’ through the woods. During the spring, we love to eat the new tips of a Douglas Fir, taste the young, bright green Salal leaves, and find some delicious Oyster Mushrooms […]Continue reading