Teacher as Naturalist Series

Walking in trees

BGI Workshops

½ day workshop (ideal for EDUC 400 level students) on leading/creating guided interpretive walks (in the city or nature)

Two Sessions on Wednesday, October 27, 2021

Location: Barrier Lake Field Station  

Cost: $20

Limited to 15 people per session

GET OUTSIDE and start your teaching with Flair! Join naturalists/interpreters for a day of building your naturalist toolbox and figuring out how to incorporate nature into your teaching!  Learn group management, safety, what works, how to learn outside, how to document, how to pull it all together… 

There are two sessions available. They are the same session so you only need to sign up for one.

 

Standing on a hill

Shadow a Field Trip

See a real field trip in action!

Join the BGI Team as they guide school groups through field trips and nature excursions. 

Cost: Free

Limited to 5 spots per field trip

Valid PIC (as of July 1, 2021) required. 

There is no set time or date for these field trip events. It will depend on when field trips are happening and your own availability. If you are interested in shadowing a field trip, please email wse.experiential@ucalgary.ca. We will connect you with the BGI Team and they will let you know when there are upcoming field trip opportunities. 

 

Hiking in trees

Nature Walk with Experienced Naturalists

Join a guided walk to talk about nature!

Two Sessions

Location: Barrier Lake Field Station

Cost: $20 per session

Limited to 25 people per session

Learn about the trees, plants, rocks and animals around the area. Brainstorm ideas to incorporate into your class.  Barrier Lake Field Station. Bring a lunch and come dressed for outdoors (easy terrain). 

There are two sessions available. They are the same session so you only need to sign up for one.