Many people fear spiders but they are rarely harmful to humans and are important natural predators of insects. The spider collection at the Royal BC Museum strives to reflect the diversity of spiders in this province.
We're all in this together. An ecosystem is a natural community. When species disappear it can throw an entire system off balance, with far-reaching consequences for ecosytems, for the planet, and for us. What can we do about it?
The outdoor classroom area is a key educational component to the outdoor classroom. Intended to help foster a connection between the students and the Bowker Creek riparian ecosystem, its tiered seating area allows lessons to be taught outdoors, with students surrounded by the plants and animals being studied.
The focus of the driving question was understanding how reflection on our past choices can guide our future ones. A point of interest was the return of salmon to Bowker Creek. Prior to its alteration away from its natural state, Bowker Creek was a salmon-bearing stream, a status it still officially maintains today. Can the salmon come back?
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