ISCBC offers a series of webinars on special topics for our partners, ambassadors, interested stakeholders and the general public. Webinars provide a venue for sharing current invasive species information, research, new ideas, and opportunities to take action. We encourage anyone involved or interested in invasive species management to participate—everyone is welcome! These webinars may be of particular interest to gardeners, stewardship groups, educators, land managers, and other professionals. We welcome webinar topic suggestions; please email us your suggestions.
Our next webinar is:
Youth Becoming Invasive-Wise with Tatla Lake Elementary
Date: December 5, 2018
Time: 1:00 pm Pacific Time
Presenters: Clare Gordon, Principal, Tatla Lake Elementary-Junior Secondary School. joined by a few of the Invasive-wise students from the program
Overview: The Invasive-wise Youth Challenge, launched by ISCBC in 2018, incorporates environmental and outdoor education and place-based learning to engage youth in conservation. During its first year, has been successfully completed by classes, schools and youth groups alike. Join Tatla Lake Elementary as they teach us about the Invasive-wise Youth Challenge and their experience being the first school in BC to complete it. Dedicated principal Clare Gordon will give us her take on the program including an overview of the Invasive-wise Youth Challenge, and how it incorporates outdoor and conservation education in a place-based learning setting. Educators and youth leaders and students will enjoy hearing directly from the Tatla Lake students how they became Invasive-wise!
Bio: Clare Gordon is the Principal of Tatla Lake Elementary and she has served as a champion for her school, going above and beyond to organize meaningful and engaging programs for all her students.