Calling all teachers and educators in the Winnipeg, Manitoba! If you are looking for a unique opportunity to bring forestry into your classroom, the Canadian Institute of Forestry/Institut forestier du Canada (CIF-IFC) is organizing a Teachers’ Forestry Tour and you are invited to register!
Hosted in collaboration with the CIF-IFC Manitoba Section and the Manitoba Association of Resource Teachers (MART), the Teachers’ Forestry Tour will take place on August 24, 2022 in Winnipeg, Manitoba.
With funding in part from the Government of Canada, the CIF-IFC will be hosting and coordinating Teachers’ Forestry Tours across Canada over a two-year period (2021-2023).
Teachers and educators from all levels are welcome to attend. Through a mix of presentations and hands-on learning in the field, this tour offers a valuable professional development opportunity for teachers and educators. The tour will include an opportunity to meet professionals and practitioners in the field of forest science, research and management, and a visit to forestry operations and product mills.
“We look forward to bringing forestry into the classroom for teachers,” mentions Jennifer Young, president of MART.
The tour will inform teachers and educators about basic forestry concepts, including sustainable forest management, Indigenous participation in forestry/traditional ecological knowledge and the links between forests and climate change.
Click here to learn more and register for this event.