On Friday, June 11th, 2021, WRIG and HCWG were joined by grades five and six students from Gulf Shore, Central Queens, and École Saint-Augustin at Rackham’s Pond. The students spent the day learning about environmental science and conservation from seven different interactive exhibits!
Check out this year’s stations and their presenters:
Electrofishing ⚡️ PEI Fish and Wildlife
Tree Planting and Identification 🍃 PEI Provincial Tree Nursery
Bats, Scat, & Tracks 🦇 PEI Watershed Alliance
Birds of Prey 🦅 Island Falconry Services
Monarch Butterflies 🦋 Bedeque Bay Environmental Management Association
Brook Trout Migration 🐟 Hunter-Clyde Watershed Group
Water Quality Monitoring 🧪 Canadian Wildlife Federation
A huge thank you to the students for their fantastic compliance with our COVID-19 regulations, to the teachers, bus drivers, and chaperones for making the event run so smoothly, and to the presenters for volunteering their time!