Invasive Species Council of British Columbia

Workshop: Students Making a Difference: Invasive Species Education and Action

Date: May 24, 2023

Time: 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm PST

Students from Howe Sound Secondary School in Squamish, BC removing invasive Yellow archangel Photo Credit: Kathy Cormack

Invasive species education aligns with multiple curriculum themes while lending itself to outdoor learning, community involvement and social responsibility. 

Invasive Species Student Education and Action will be an engaging workshop with: 
  • Demonstrations of hands-on activities and student-led projects
  • Shared stories on how young people can take action on invasive species
  • How to deepen student observations using nature journaling
  • Tips on how to become stewards of a local greenspace
  • A tour of ISCBC’s suite of educational resources and ready to go lesson plans
  • A chance to win great prizes!

Meet workshop facilitators Stephanie Weinstein and Jade Berrill.

Stephanie Weinstein leads the ISCBC Invasive-Wise Education program and is an avid naturalist and environmental educator with over 20 years experience creating resources, delivering programs to youth, and training educators on place-based outdoor learning and stewardship.  Stephanie delivers workshops that offer curriculum-based resources and supports to educators to help integrate invasive species learning and action into their teaching plan.

Jade Berrill works with Columbia Basin Environmental Education Network (CBEEN) & The Outdoor Learning Store, and her own educational consultancy ‘Stoked on Science’.  Jade is a physical geographer, guide, and environmental and outdoor educator based in Revelstoke, BC. Jade has been designing and delivering environmental education programs for over fifteen years, across four continents and seven countries.