The SHSM students spent the weekend of October 16-18 at Lake St. George Field Centre in Richmond Hill. They acquired certification in Map, Compass & Global Positioning Systems (GPS) and Tree Species Identification.
The purpose of the excursion is to visit the archetype sustainable houses, and meet with program representatives from various universities and colleges related to “green” building technologies.
The Canadian Ecology Centre is a premier, non-profit environmental science education and research facility, located within Samuel de Champlain Provincial Park.
Humberview’s Specialist High Skills Major program in Conservation and Sustainability gives all students, vocational to university-bound, the opportunity to develop the attitudes, skills and knowledge to transition as an informed and active citizen to post-secondary education or employment in the modern “green” economy.
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