Teacher Resources

Central Lake Ontario Conservation's
Environmental Education Programs
Pre-trip Planning

Trip Information and Planning

Template for Pre-Trip Letter to Parents

Conservation Area Maps

Enniskillen Conservation Area

Heber Down Conservation Area

Lynde Shores Conservation Area

Purple Woods Conservation Area

Optional Supplemental Materials

Sugar Bush Tour Introduction (K - Grade 3)

Sugar Bush Tour Introduction (Grade 4 - 6)

Exploring Living things in Nature (Fall Season: Grade 1)

Exploring Plants in Nature (Grade 3)

Exploring Habitats and Communities (Grade 4)

Answer Key

Orienteering with Map and Compass (Grade 4 - 8)

Biodiversity in Nature (Grade 6)

Stream Ecosystems and Communities (Grade 7 - 8)

Health & Safety in Nature

Untouchable Plants

Ticks & Lyme Disease

Mosquitoes & West Nile Virus

Poison Ivy

Turtles & Snakes & Salmonella

Citizen Naturalist Opportunities

Nature Canada (FrogWatch, PlantWatch, IceWatch, WormWatch, MilkweedWatch)


Monarch Watch


Bumble Bee Watch

Project FeederWatch

Christmas Bird Count for Kids

Great Backyard Bird Count

Schoolyard Bird Blitz

eBird Canada

Ontario Reptile and Amphibian Atlas

TD Tree Bee

EDDMapS Ontario (Invasive Species)

Community Collaborative Rain, Hail and Snow Network Canada

On Your Own in the Schoolyard


Into Nature: A Guide to Teaching in Nearby Nature (Back to Nature Network)

Lessons for Outdoor Learning (Georgian Bay Biosphere Reserve)

Insect Specific

Arthropod ID Guide -Classification (Caterpillars Count!)

Insect Scavenger Hunt (CLOCA)

Monarch Education Kit (Mission Monarch)

Students using Magnifying Glasses

Cathy Grant

Outreach Education Instructor

905 579-0411 ext. 108

Email: cgrant@cloca.com