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Educational Wildlife Presentations

What is a Wildlife Ambassadors Presentation?

 

 

091-AnthonySchellenberg_AM69418Our education team from the Prairie Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre enters your classroom equipped with supplies, enthusiasm and passion for a jam-packed one hour presentation! These dynamic sessions consist of existing demonstration with the help of our Ambassadors, of course, and hands-on activities. Upon completion of the presentation, the classroom will have developed an excitement and awareness for the natural world and their role within it. We are also happy to do presentations at community events, libraries, organizations, birthday parties, and daycares. Book us today!!

Presentation Currently Available

Whoo’s Who (Ideal for All Ages)

Fee: $100 (60 min)

Come join us in learning all about owls!  Students learn about the owls that we have in Manitoba, where they can be found in the wild, their unique adaptations as well as which owls are endangered. This program includes a visit from two or our very own owl ambassadors!

Babies, Bunnies, Beaks (Ideal for Kindergarten to Grade 2)

Fee: $100 (60 min)

Children will be introduced to the world of baby wildlife that can be found right in their own backyards! They will learn about nestling and fledgling birds and infant mammals such as rabbits and squirrels. Our education team will also talk about the differences between the domestic pets at home and the wild animals found in nature. This talk includes a special visit from Dodger or Lulu our adopted domestic rabbit ambassadors.

Burrowing Under (Ideal for Kindergarten to Grade 6)

Fee: $100

This presentation talks about some of the species that burrow in Manitoba. In it we discuss their habitat, adaptations and unique characteristics of these animals. Select two available ambassadors for this presentation: Willow the woodchuck, Maka the Hognose Snake, Lulu the domestic rabbit or Dodger the domestic Mini Rex. For an additional fee we could bring three!

Prairie Raptors (Ideal for all ages)

Fee: $100 (60 min)

The audience will learn what makes a bird a raptor, where they are found in the wild, and the reasons why they are admitted to a wildlife centre. Also included is how raptor populations are affected by people, and how raptors have adapted to urbanization. Our wildlife ambassadors will also be present, so everyone can see up close their special adaptations.

Reading with Raptors & Friends (Ideal for Preschool to Grade 6)

Fee: $100

Owls and falcons will help raise awareness about the importance of living in harmony with Manitoba’s wildlife. PWRC staff and the education ambassadors together will read stories and learn interesting facts about these wondrous birds.

Winter Wonders (Ideal for Kindergarten to Grade 6)

Fee: $100

Willow the woodchuck is excited to bring the wonder of winter to your school. She will help discuss how wildlife adapts to deal with the cold months of winter through hibernation, migration and more. Also included is another visit from one of our other ambassadors.

Seniors Wildlife Program: Meet the Ambassadors

Fee: $75

Attended by three wildlife ambassadors, this 45 minute program focuses on the who, what, when, and where of how we received our ambassadors. Learning about our ambassadors natural history in the wild, keeps the audience “raptly” entertained. This program is developed and geared towards seniors.

Educational Booth

Fee: Please contact us for a quote.

Do you have an event upcoming that could be enhanced by a PWRC Educational Booth? Learn all about the PWRC, wildlife rehabilitation, conservation and sustainability. This would be a very informative display attended by one or two of our very own Education Ambassadors!

Wild Art

Fee: $75-100

An amazing opportunity to have a wild animal stay still for your artistry. Sketch, draw, paint sculpt, carve, photograph. Capture the details up close and personal with one of our education ambassadors.

* Content is subject to change

When
Our program runs year round, each presentation lasting an hour.
** Please note that dates are subject to change and are dependent on bookings.

Cost
$100 – per hour
** Additional fee if outside the perimeter.

**Additional Fee for Additional Number of Ambassadors Requested.

**Additional Fee for Presentations in French

 

To Reserve:

Education Program Coordinator – Heather Mitchell
Prairie Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre
Phone:(204)806-8890
Fill out a registration form.
Email:  wilded@pwildlife.ca

An invoice will be sent once the registration has been confirmed. Payment due on or before presentation date.