Frost Campus hosting Stewardship Youth Rangers workshops


City of Kawartha Lakes, ON (July 12, 2017) – Stewardship Youth Rangers will visit Fleming College’s Frost Campus next week for three days of environmental and natural resource sciences workshops.

Sixty rangers and their supervisory staff will be at the campus from July 18-20. The rangers will learn about natural resource management – benefiting from both theory and hands-on knowledge – and will explore education and career options in this field. Fleming faculty and staff will be conducting workshops throughout the Rangers’ visit.

Here is a schedule of activities:

Tuesday, July 18
– 12:30-2 p.m. – Team Building Activities (Loggersports Field)
– 2-5 p.m. – Knot Tying and Back Country Food Hanging (Outdoor Education Building) and Fish Identification and Hatchery Tour (Room 232 and Muskie Hatchery)

Wednesday, July 19
– 1-5 p.m. – Tree Identification and Race (Room 306, Nature Trail) and Arboriculture Tree Climbing (Nature Trail)

Thursday, July 20
– 8 a.m. to noon – Owl Pellet Hunt and Dissection (Room 306) and Aquatic Inverts Session (Room 191)

 

Learn more about the Stewardship Youth Rangers program here: https://www.ontario.ca/page/stewardship-youth-ranger-program

 

About Fleming College
Located in the heart of Central Ontario, Fleming College has campus locations in Peterborough, Lindsay, Cobourg and Haliburton. Named for famous Canadian inventor and engineer Sir Sandford Fleming, the college features more than 100 full-time programs in Arts and Heritage, Business, Environmental and Natural Resource Sciences, General Arts and Sciences, Health and Wellness, Justice and Community Development, Skilled Trades and Technology, and Continuing Education. Fleming College has more than 5,900 full-time and 10,000 part-time students, and 71,000 alumni.

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Members of the media, for more information please contact:
Laura Copeland
Communications Officer
laura.copeland@flemingcollege.ca
705.749.5530 x 1370