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Nature Cards

Nature Cards Designed for Metchosin Kids Kem Luther A deck of cards can be fun.  Can they also be educational? The Metchosin Foundation’s new set of plant cards, featuring 50 of the most common plants around Metchosin, feels to the hand like a pack of overly large playing cards. The cards are printed on glossy, water-proof, heavy stock paper.  But there the resemblance ends. Instead of sui ...

Resources and Tools for Metchosin’s Biodiversity

Nature Cards and Maps of Metchosin: http://metchosinbiodiversity.com/menu_tools.php The Metchosin Biodiversity Project and its sponsor, the Metchosin Foundation, have developed tools to help both young and old Metchosin residents monitor and appreciate the natural environments of Metchosin. This page describes and provides access to a set of 50 Nature Cards and maps of both Hans Helgeson and West ...

Metchosin Foundation Outreach

Environmental education for youth is a major focus of the Metchosin Foundation activities this year, involving both of our local elementary schools as well as Belmont and Royal Bay High Schools. In February, teachers and students at Westmont Montessori School were presented with an outdoor environmental education backpack to support student outdoor activities in the forests, fields and shorelin ...