Salmon Forever Conference, facilitated by Kim Fulton (aka Dr. Fish) to be held at A L Fortune Secondary on October 25th, 9:00am - 4:00pm, and/or at Kingfisher Interpretive Centre, 1:00 - 3:30pm.
There is a fee of $140 for this Event.
You must register online at :
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/salmon-forever-conference-tickets-70547765265 or by google search "Salmon Forever Conference Eventbrite".
Salmon will be the unifying theme. Teachers who use any environmental themes in their teaching practice will have an interest in these current topics.
Check in at A L Fortune Secondary - 8:30am.
Morning sessions 8:30 - 12:00noon to include :
Keynote address : Dr Milt McClaren - Educating Beyond Fear and Confusion about Climate Change : developing community resilience
Dr Bill Cohen, Okanagan College - Indigenous Perspectives on Bringing Salmon Back to Life
Dr Nan Stevens - Salmon Study - The Newly Revised BC Curriculum - harmonizing the study of salmon with the new curriculum, emphasizing place based learning, competency based learning and inquiry learning.
Afternoon break out sessions : will be held at two locations : A L Fortune and at Kingfisher Interpretive Centre (bussing provided).
You can identify your choice of breakout on the Eventbrite website registration.
A L Fortune breakout sessions will include :
Two x Salmonars Journaling with David Barnum, UBCO
Two x Salmonars with Dr McClaren, 1:00 and 2:00 pm - Digging deeper into teaching climate to children
Two x Salmonars with Dr Bill Cohen, 1:00 and 2:00 pm - Digging deeper into weaving indigenous perspectives and bringing salmon back to life
Two x Salmonars with Dr Nan Stevens, 1:00 and 2:00 pm - Digging deeper into harmonizing the study of salmon with the new curriculum
Hands on breakout sessions at Kingfisher Interpretive Centre to include : (bussing to Kingfisher provided if this is your choice)
Water Shed Model
Aquatic Invertebrate Monitoring (Bug soup)
Bits about birds
Indigenous traditional fishing methods
Indigenous story telling (to be confirmed)
The interior cedar hemlock rainforest walk
Connecting to place through story
Best practices for primary outdoor education
Ask a fisheries biologist (to be confirmed)
Campfire water music