Big Boreal Adventure has gathered some of our most talented resident
experts to organize FREE events for all.
We hope to plan one Family Day each month, so stay tuned!
July 21, 2012 (10am-11:30am): Jennifer Hansen, Youth and Community Educator from EcoSuperior will be presenting on
EXPLORING OUR ENVIRONMENTAL FOOTPRINT.
Activities will include:
*We use HOW much water?
*The story of Sandy's Incredible Shrinking Footprint
*Household Water Use Relay
*Shrinking Lake Survival Challenge
August 25, 2012 (11am-12:30pm): Please join two avid and enthusiastic naturalists: John Walas (Thunder Bay Field Naturalists) and Harvey Lemelin on an INSECT WALK!
During the insect walk, we will:
*learn to identify insects
*observe what the insects are doing
*discover the unique characteristics of insects
to register and for details about location.
And here is a sampling of events from 2011:
April 2011 - Viewing of Saturn with Dave Gallant and the Thunder Bay Astronomers Club
May 2011 - Spring Frog Song Walk with George Holborn of the Thunder Bay Field Naturalists
June 2011 - Mating calls of Northwest Ontario Birds with George Holborn of the Thunder Bay Field Naturalists
August 2011 - Frisbee Golf (Disc Golf) at Boulevard Lake with Meg Sheepway of the Big Boreal Adventure
So, gather your family and friends and come on out to learn, play, and be outside!
Have any ideas for a family day? Want to lead a Family Day yourself? Do tell!