Nelson area teachers tackle environment

Learn how to make an environmental difference by attending the BC Teachers’ Federation Environmental Justice Conference

Learn how to make an environmental difference by attending the BC Teachers’ Federation Environmental Justice Conference: Local to Global on April 27 to 29 at L.V. Rogers high school.

Key note speakers include: Ali Howard, who swam 610 km from the Skeena River Sacred Headwaters to the Pacific Ocean in 28 days, and Chris Turner, the author of the acclaimed book Hope of Geography.

Join the opening social at the Taghum Hall, Friday night at 7 p.m., bring an instrument and partake in fireside storytelling accompanied by warm bannock and borscht.

On Saturday and Sunday enjoy morning and afternoon workshops at LVR covering topics on global warming, energy systems, solar panels and go-carts.

On Saturday at 7 p.m., the Legion will be host environmental documentaries made by participants.

For more information and registration details contact Shannon Lanaway at slanaway@sd8.bc.ca or call 250-354-1743.

 

 

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