Okanagan-Columbia Forest Education Highlights
Jennifer Stewart, Kalon Nahachewsky- Okanagan/Columbia Forest Educators
Debbie Bazett- Forest Education Coordinator, COFI - Southern Operations
ForestEDWest III Held in Kelowna
The third ForestEDWest conference took place early in the New Year under the theme, "Embracing Our Landscape", co-chaired by Deb Sluggett and Sandy McKellar, with COFI South's Forest Education Coordinator, Debbie Bazett, co-chairing the Venue Committee. This year marked the first time that this Western Canadian event was held in BC.
Kalon Nahachewsky, Jennifer Stewart
and Susan Bondar man the registration
desk at ForestEDWest III.
More than one hundred delegates from industry, government, NGO'S, education, parks and camps gathered to hear an impressive panel of speakers and a diverse range of workshop presenters.
Fourteen teachers attending the conference were recipients of sponsorship funding provided by the Council of Forest Industries, Festival of Forestry, Inside Education and the Canadian Institute of Forestry.
To all of the contributors to ForestEDWest III for their
outstanding support- MANY THANKS !!!!
Deb Sluggett stands at the
education display at
Present and past: ForestEDWest III
co-chairs, Deb Sluggett & Sandy
McKellar along with past chairs of
ForestEDWest I & II, Steve McIsaac
and Alex Drummond.
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