Invasive Species Council of British Columbia

Webinar: Be Invasive-Wise! Engaging Ways to Educate Students on Aquatic Invasive Species

Date: March 31, 2022

Time: 3:30pm - 4:15pm PT

Join our Education Team to learn ways to teach about aquatic invasive species. First off, you will gain knowledge of aquatic invasive species and their impacts in BC and what we can all do to play our part to help prevent the spread. We will share some fun and engaging activities you can do with your students to learn about aquatic invasive species, plus find out how you can join our Invasive-Wise Education program.

This webinar is supported by Fisheries and Oceans Canada.

Meet the SpeakerS

Stephanie Weinstein
Education Lead, ISCBC

Stephanie Weinstein is a biologist, avid naturalist, and environmental educator who has worked around the world on conservation and education projects. Whether facilitating professional development workshops with teachers, exploring the great outdoors with children, or developing curriculum-linked lesson plans and activities, Stephanie is passionate about connecting people to nature and inspiring them to learn about, care for, and take action to protect biodiversity.  As the Education Lead for the Invasive Species Council of BC, Stephanie is excited to develop the Invasive-Wise Education program to engage BC teachers and students in learning about and preventing the spread of invasive species.

Jennifer Hegan
Education Facilitator, ISCBC

Jennifer Hegan has recently joined the ISCBC Invasive Wise Education team as the Education Facilitator working directly with teachers to help deliver engaging curriculum based activities on invasive species and to involve students in local invasive species action. With an Environmental Science background and a passion for forest foraging and growing food, Jen is lucky to live and farm in the Bulkley Valley of Northwest B.C. where she has worked for 20 years as an Educator in food security and outdoor and nature-based learning.