COMMUNITY WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT
These workshops are offered to classes from Junior Kindergarten to grade 12. Each discussion is tailored to the age of the participants. Discussions include the history of the fur trade, the human effect upon the wild resources of Canada from the first contact Europeans had with aboriginal people to modern day.
The effectiveness of modern management and good conservation based upon scientific facts, as well as a full discussion of the food web and part all wildlife and humans can play in a healthy enviroment.
"The Fur Trade, an Historial Discussion"
This program is an interactive discussion of the history of the 'fur trade' in Canada, from its origins, through the surrender of the 'Hudson Bay Company monopoly', to the modern day, fur bearer management in Ontario and Canada.
Ideal for grade seven classes studying the Fur trade as part of their curriculum, it has two parts, 'The old Fur Trade' and the 'Modern Conservation'. The program has a large hands on display, which includes authentic trade iron ware articles and an authentic beaver top hat, manufactured in the 1720's and 1790's.
"Wildlife and Natural resources management, realities of the food web"
This one hour presentation is a discussion on wildlife conservation and our natural resources. During the presentation, we discuss many aspects of the food web, mortality rates, average life spans and the place of each animal in the food web.
As Trappers, Hunters and Anglers, we must do more than any other group to lead the way in the conservation of our renewable natural resources. Information is given on wildlife to help learn more about out local species as well as food studies, the value of natural predators, management strategies, the balance of nature and our part in it all.
Presentation include a large hands display as well as vocalizations of ducks, geese, deer, moose, wild turkey, etc....
For more information and references , please call Greg Balch at 519-686-3872 or email firstname.lastname@example.org