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It’s not just a zoo in there

March 08, 2019

Location: Winnipeg, MB Employer: Assiniboine Park Zoo Featured: Katie Florko and Jade Tanner You would never imagine that just minutes from downtown Winnipeg lays the Assiniboine Park Zoo, stretching over 80 acres, and displaying almost 200 species year-round. This zoo isn’t just a popular tourist attraction, however. It’s managed by the decade-old Assiniboine Park Conservancy that leads research and conservation efforts. Last summer, they hired two Project Learning Tree Canada students. “There’s so many unanswered questions,” said polar bear research…

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PLT Canada’s Green Ride for Green Jobs

January 07, 2019

Project Learning Tree Canada is embarking on a cross-country adventure to celebrate and promote youth working in Green Jobs! At Project Learning Tree (PLT) Canada we are passionate about providing youth with meaningful work experiences in the forest and conservation sectors. By offering practical experiences, we can instill a lifelong passion for the outdoors and spark an interest in the pursuit of green careers that benefit our communities, forests, and economy. PLT Canada is an initiative of SFI, and we…

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Growing seeds for future trees

December 31, 2018

Location: Tappen, BC Employer: Skimikin Seed Orchard Featured: Faith Manke Faith’s position was supported in part by PLT Canada’s Green Jobs in Green Spaces program, funded by the Government of Canada’s Youth Employment Strategy. Thompson Rivers University third-year Faith Manke spent her summer in 2018 working as a seed orchard labourer for the Skimikin Seed Orchard in British Columbia. The Kamloops local is in the Natural Resource Science program. “I would like to become a responsible Steward for the environment and be able…

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Quacking Up

November 09, 2018

Location: Renous, NB Employer: University of New Brunswick Featured: Amber Frak and Rachel Moran Amber and Rachel’s positions were supported in part by PLT Canada’s Green Jobs in Green Spaces program, funded by the Government of Canada’s Youth Employment Strategy. University of New Brunswick Master of Science in Forestry candidate Kelly McLean hired two PLT Canada wildlife technicians, Amber Frak and Rachel Moran. McLean is trying to determine the forest harvest operations effects on New Brunswick forests’ distribution of American black…

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Healthy by Nature

October 24, 2018

By: Mira Williamson, Project Learning Tree Canada Location: BC Parks Featured: Gillian Spencer, Community Engagement Specialist, BC Parks Foundation Gillian’s position was supported in part by PLT Canada’s Green Jobs in Green Spaces program, funded by the Government of Canada’s Youth Employment Strategy. This summer, the BC Parks Foundation launched their Healthy by Nature initiative with a physicians’ walk in British Columbia parks. Looking for a student to support in research, program planning, social media, and writing among other things, the…

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