«Nature Watch» column

The Importance of Environmental Education in High School

February 5th, 2024; By Susan Huebert

In your classes, you likely learn about ideas like sustainability. You know about the importance of recycling and other practices that help to preserve the natural world. An environmental education […]

Top 10 Reasons to Volunteer

January 4th, 2022; By Gale Blaylock

Thinking of becoming a volunteer? Here are 10 good reasons to do so! #10: It’s good for you. Volunteering provides physical and mental rewards. It reduces stress: Experts report that when […]

Getting Your required 40 Hours of Volunteering.

January 1st, 2019; By Bel Harris

When it comes to the mandatory hours of community service or volunteer service you will be asked to complete as a high school student, here are some things to consider. […]

The Farm as a Classroom

April 24th, 2017; By Anthony Teles

In the small city of Hamburg, Iowa, students at Marnie Simons Elementary School are given a unique opportunity. Along with their usual classes, they can also watch over a duck […]

Taking Care of Reptiles

July 26th, 2015; By Susan Huebert

Do you know what snakes, turtles, and lizards have in common? They’re all reptiles, and they can all be found in Canada. Whether they live in the wild, in zoos, […]

Environmental Groups Across Canada

July 22nd, 2015; By Meghan Brown

Do you want to get involved with environmentalism in your community? There is a good chance that there is an organization in your town, city, or region where you can […]

Careers in Environmental Science

July 22nd, 2015; By Meghan Brown

Environmental Science is a multidisciplinary approach to studying how humans, animals, and the environment interact with one another. Most studies in environmental science combine physical, biological, and information sciences, and […]