In-Class Presentations


Creatures of the Night

Discover what animals you could find right here in Wascana Centre while you stroll through the park in the dark! We will discuss owls, nighthawks, bats and frogs, and look closely as to how these animals can function in the dark.

 

Biodiversity of Wascana Centre

You might be surprised at how many animals call Wascana Centre home. We will discuss the reptiles, amphibians, birds and mammals that live in the marsh habitat right in the middle of our city. Did you know you can easily find Western Painted Turtles in the marsh during the summer? Did you know over 200 species of birds pass through the marsh each year? Learn this and more about how diverse the life of this area really is!

 

The Magic of a Wetland

What makes a wetland habitat so important? We will discuss the importance of wetlands to the environment and humans and how they function as well as what animals call a wetland home.

 

Birds and Bird Banding

Learn how banding birds can teach us so much about the feathered friends that live all around us. Each year important research is carried out by banding hundreds of birds in Wascana Centre. Learn about how birds are banded, why they are banded, and what we have learned so far!

 

Owls

Discover what makes an owl so unique! We will discuss the special adaptations that have allowed owls to successfully live during the night as well as the many different types of owls found in our province.