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Belmont Secondary’s Backcountry Experience

On May 22nd, 2019, educators Emily, Ria and Syd greeted 16 students from Belmont Secondary at the Millard Learning Centre. Throughout the following three days, they participated in the Galiano Conservancy Association’s Backcountry Experience program which aims to teach students about “leave no trace” camping and wilderness safety.  On Day one, students are taught how […]

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Coastal Forests with Garibaldi Secondary

Image courtesy of We were so happy to have students from Garibaldi Secondary School join at Pebble Beach Reserve on May 17th for our Coastal Forests program. The Students had a long journey that started very early in the morning and involved 3 ferries to get to us, here on Galiano Island. However, it was […]

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Marine Investigations with Delta Secondary

Spaghetti worm image courtesy of 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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Cambie Secondary’s Backcountry Experience

Students from Cambie Secondary School in Richmond arrived at the Millard Learning Centre on May 29th, 2019 for the Backcountry Experience program with the Galiano Conservancy. During this program, students at any experience level gain essential skills for backcountry camping in BC’s wilderness. The program starts by teaching students how to pack their backpacks for […]

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Brockton Secondary at Montague

Monterey Sea Lemon. Image courtesy of 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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