Crab molt.

Marine Investigations

(Grades 3-12) Explore the amazing adaptations and life cycles of the Salish Sea’s diverse intertidal and subtidal creatures through careful catch-and-release and our wet and wild dock discovery.

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Marine Investigations with Delta Secondary

Spaghetti worm image courtesy of http://www.sctoriesfrontporch.com/short-stories/on-the-job-with-brian-bingham Galiano Conservancy Association Educators Emily, Frida, Ria, Sydney and Barbara had the chance to take students from Delta Secondary school out to Sum’nuw (Montague Harbour) for our Marine Investigations program. We had incredible low tides for the Free Exploration aspect of the program that allowed us to see some very […]

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Brockton Secondary at Montague

Monterey Sea Lemon. Image courtesy of https://www.vichighmarine.ca/monterey-sea-lemon/ We were so excited to have students from Brockton Secondary School join us for our Marine Investigations program at Montague Harbour. The Hul’qumi’num name for Montague is Sum’nuw, meaning hidden place, due to how sheltered it is. In the rain and wind, we were all thankful for the sheltered or […]

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Crab molt.

Shell Middens and Sea Stars: What a Marine Life!

Last Monday, Fireside Adventures / SOS Children’s Village joined us for our Marine Investigations program. We were also joined by Indigenous interpreter Levi Wilson, who gave us insight into the ancient habitation of Montague Harbour or Sum’nuw, the harbour’s Hul’qumi’num name. Sum’nuw’ meaning “a hidden place” in Hul’qumi’num, is shared by many nations – like much of the Southern Gulf […]

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South Delta Secondary Goes Intertidal

We were delighted to host South Delta Secondary School on June 11, 2018 for Marine Investigations, our popular intertidal exploration program.  The students were lucky enough to find a couple of opalescent nudibranchs (sea slugs) as well as a large red rock crab and a lion’s mane jellyfish. We also found several crab moults (their shed skeleton) […]

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