You are Recreating in a Watershed 

We can all take steps to help protect our watershed and ensure we have safe drinking water. You are Recreating in a Watershed is a guide to best practices for behaviour when participating in recreational activities within the watershed.

You are Recreating in a Watershed

Connecting Students With Their Watershed Manual is a workbook for community leaders to inspire volunteers and develop local watershed stewardship project plans. Each module guides the user to create a personal project. The manual includes self-evaluation tools, checklists, examples, teaching tools, background information, and lots of great illustrations and ideas.

Connecting Students With Their Watershed

For more information on engaging students on watershed protection education, see our curriculum-linked resources for educators.

Local Watershed Education Opportunities

Morrison Creek Streamkeepers
Offer walking tours

Project Watershed
Excellent resources for Grades K - 7 with links to lesson plans, field trip options, information sheets and colouring pages.

Cumberland Community Forest Society
Walking tours of the Cumberland Forest available.

Strathcona Wilderness Institute
Guided walking tours

United Riders of Cumberland
Mountain Bike Clubs and trail building

MARS - Wildlife Rescue Center
School tours and guest speakers available

Comox Valley Nature (Naturalists Society)
Comox Valley Nature Kids
Kid-friendly outdoor learning opportunities