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Educational Tours

School Program/Tours at NIWRA

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SCHOOL TOURS at the CENTRE

What you can expect to learn on the tour:

  • the natural history of the animals on display
  • what happened to these animals
  • why they are being kept at the Centre
  • what lessons can be learned from these animals
  • OPTION: Add “Discover Bears” or “Discover Owls” education program to your visit
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Educational Tours

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‘ANIMALS AMONG US’

This 21-minute video can be presented in its entirety or shown in 4 parts:

  • What to do when you find a fawn (at 0:40)
  • What to do when you find a baby bird on the ground (at 3:30)
  • Invasive Species  – Leave Bullfrogs where they are (at 7:13)
  • What makes a good pet? (at 18:03)

This video was made possible thanks to NIWRA and an anonymous donor.

Wildlife Garden

WILDLIFE GARDEN COURSES

Basic Bird ID and Bird Watching for Adults

March 24, 2018   8:30 am – 12:30 pm

(16yrs+) Limited enrollment

  • 4-hour, enjoyable, practical bird ID workshop
  • Suitable for beginning- and intermediate-level participants
  • Study both mounted and live resident birds
  • Presentation of bird-watching pointers, feeding tips and reference materials
  • Featuring bird ID skills which will be practiced on site

$50 (+tax) per person
$80 (+tax) per couple
Payment in advance to reserve space.
Workshop fee helps support NIWRA and the Brant Wildlife Festival.

Instructor: Dr. Lynne Brookes
Email wildlife@niwra.org or Call 250-248-8534 to enroll.

Bird Watching, ID and Bird Feeding for Children with Family Member(s)

March 31, 2018   10 am – 12 pm

(10yrs+) Limited enrollment

  • 2-hour practical and fun bird-watching and ID workshop suitable for families with younger children
  • Learn from mounted and live resident birds and appropriate materials
  • Practice using bird ID skills on site
  • Discussion & demonstration of best practices for feeding birds at home
  • Presentation of resources and local bird-watching suggestions

$25(+tax) per family up to 3 members ($5 + tax each additional member)
Payment in advance to reserve space.
Workshop fee helps support NIWRA and the Brant Wildlife Festival.

Instructor: Dr. Lynne Brookes
Email wildlife@niwra.org OR call 250-248-8534 to enroll.

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GROUP TOURS

Have you got a group, organization or bus tour that would like to learn about wildlife rehabilitation and our work at the centre?

Book a tour for your group (15-60 people) and learn more about our work at the wildlife recovery centre. We can customize the visit to suit your needs.

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