RADF Investment: $260,000
Other Investment: $175,000
Total Investment: $435,000
Project Period: April 2008–December 2010
For the first time, this pilot project provides environment and natural resource education programs to Grade 4-12 students in northern Alberta. Society teachers travel the northern third of the province teaching the relationship between environmental responsibility and economic development. The Boreal Education Strategy consists of classroom presentations, interactive field tours, classroom resources, and professional development workshops for teachers.
Expected Outcomes and Benefits
All projects go through a selection process to ensure they will improve the quality of life for Albertans. This project meets this objective through the following outcomes and benefits: