Week 2: Nature Nurturers [Updated with Magazine!]

Paul Romani

Pear Tree has three unique ‘Earth-Friendly’ courses: West Coast Creatures, Nature Nurturers, and Go Green Eco Team.
Each course is quite different:

  • In West Coast Creatures, students learn about B.C. wildlife.
  • In Nature Nurturers, students learn about B.C.’s environment and to redevelop a connection with that environment (e.g. through gardening).
  • In Go Green Eco Team, students learn about how to be more environmentally friendly. This involves learning about recycling and becoming more eco-friendly.

The Nature Nurturer students were very busy this week! Some of our activities included a field trip to Pacific Spirit Park to study about old growth trees, making humming bird feeders and bird feeders, making biodegradable plant pots and planting seedlings, and going pond-dipping to observe water creatures. To find out exactly what they did, and to get step-by-step instructions on doing some of the same activities, check out “The Nature Nurturer” Magazine, made by the Pear Tree students! (this link is high-resolution; link below is low-resolution)