Strathcona Wilderness Institute

People & Programs 2014


A few more notes summarizing the activities at the Strathcona Park Wilderness Centre this year:

Volunteers for SWI:
21 staffing volunteers at the Wilderness Centre
4 additional volunteers at community displays
17 talk/walk/hiking guide volunteers
4 additional guide volunteers at special events
6 maintenance volunteers
2 administrative volunteers
3 resource volunteers
1 student staffer
1 student event coordinator

Nature walks, talks & hikes summary:
13 nature walks (cf. 13 in 2013)
14 hikes (cf. 11 in 2013)
3 pre-booked tours
1 school group accompanied (cf. 1 in 2013)

New Programs:
4-day Botany Nature Camp
Insect ID Nature Walk
Mushroom ID Nature Hike
Mt Becher Hike
Buttle Lake area Hike & 4 Nature Walks

New Initiatives at the Centre:
Debit/Credit Card payment option
Paradise Meadows Flower ID Guide
Strathcona Park Butterflies ID Guide
Strathcona Park 2015 Calendar

Overall, a greatly expanded season! Anyone interested in volunteering at SPWC next year (or for SWI at any time!) is encouraged to fill out our online form.

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