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Forestry Connects – Application

Grade 9 to Grade 12

Forestry Connects in Renfrew County provides students in eastern Ontario with the opportunity to see forestry first hand by visiting a forestry dependent community, interacting with those working in the industry, and seeing live operations. The goal is to expose high school students to potential careers and provide them an opportunity to learn more about the industry by interacting with those directly involved. Program will run Sept 22-23, 2016. Application attached.

    Urban Forests and the Emerald Ash Borer

    Grade 5 to Grade 8

    This lesson plan is an introduction to the benefits provided by urban forests and what makes an urban forest healthy. It explores issues of biodiversity and invasive species. Using the example of EAB, we will learn about the effect of invasive species on the urban forest and what we can do about it. This is an indoor/outdoor activity.

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    • Indoors/Outdoors
    • biology
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    What lies beneath… your feet!

    What lies beneath… your feet!

    Grade 9 to Grade 12

    This fantastic resource is all you need to learn about soils – from how soils develop, the impacts of climate change and invasive species, to the way that soils are classified. Filled with activities and information – a great resource for Envirothon.

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    Winter Tree Key

    Grade 9 to Grade 12

    This handy Ontario Envirothon resource introduces you to Winter Tree ID, great for preparing for the Forestry topic! The key uses identifying characteristics that can help you identify species in the winter, using buds.

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    • Study Guides

    Canadian Soil Classification

    Grade 9 to Grade 12

    This handy Ontario Envirothon resource introduces you to the Canadian Soil Classification system, great for preparing for the Soils topic!

    • Fact Sheets
    • Other
    • Study Guides

    Bird Identification Guide

    Grade 9 to Grade 12

    This handy Ontario Envirothon resource will introduce you to the variety of birds you can find in Ontario. There are many key identification features and characteristics that can help determine which bird species you are viewing. These include physical features, such as colour, size, beak shape and foot shape, as well as behavioural characteristics such as the location where the bird was spotted and the time of year.

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    • Study Guides

    Mammal Identification and Tracking Guide

    Grade 9 to Grade 12

    This handy Ontario Envirothon resource introduces students to the various tracks, signs and scat of different mammal species in Ontario.

    • Fact Sheets
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    • Study Guides
    2016 Current Issue Study Guide

    2016 Current Issue Study Guide

    Grade 9 to Grade 12

    This Study Guide is to be used to help Envirothon teams prepare for the 2016 Envirothon Program.

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    Climate Change

    Grade 9 to Grade 12

    Climate change is a significant and last change in weather patterns over long periods of time. Human activities alone can have an impact on the levels of carbon in the atmosphere, as do land use decisions.

    • Fact Sheets

    Tree Bee Coordinator’s Guide

    Grade 1 to Grade 8

    Bring a Tree Bee competition to your school, city or club. This guide highlights the roles and responsibilities of regional Tree Bee coordinators and provides concise instructions on how to host a successful event.

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