Food Forest Wonderland

SINGLE DAY (Grades K-12) Buzz around the Millard Learning Centre’s Food Forest among native pollinators and a diversity of colourful, edible and medicinal plants. Get your hands dirty while engaging in permaculture gardening, hot composting and pollinator habitat protection.

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Native Plant Inspirations

SINGLE DAY (Grades K-12) Experience the healing power of the forest and explore the world of native plants through touch, smell and taste. Learn how to ethically harvest wild food and medicine plants yourself and make herbal remedies to take home.

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Quest for the Mountain Top

SINGLE DAY (Grades 4-12) Watch raptors soar, and soak up breathtaking views of the Trincomali Channel from Galiano’s tallest peak. Mount Galiano is home to a Garry Oak ecosystem; an ecosystem found nowhere else in Canada besides BC’s south coast. Discover the cultural, biological and climate-related significance of Garry oak meadows and help restore them through active invasive plant control.

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Coastal Forests of Pebble Beach

SINGLE DAY (Grades 4-12): Somebody yell timberrrr! Clear cuts, plantations and mature forests – learn about Galiano’s logging history, help with hands-on forest restoration and discover how forests fight climate change as you hike among the coastal forests of Pebble Beach.

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Marine Investigations

SINGLE DAY (Grades K-12) Did you know that sea stars have an eye on each arm? Or that barnacles eat with their feet? Grab your gumboots and your specimen buckets to discover the amazing adaptations of rocky shore intertidal creatures in their natural habitat.

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