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Eco Tips DLESE Reviewed Collection
Population growth in the District of Squamish, British Columbia has placed increasing pressure on many of the area's natural resources. Visitors to this site can learn practical tips for individuals on such topics as wetlands, back yard conservation, environmentally sensitive areas, watercourse protection, urban runoff; and lawn, garden, and sidewalk tips. Other topics include a case study of an initiative to develop municipal lands into a public park and a list of opportunities for persons who wish to volunteer to assist with conservation efforts.
Intended for grade levels:
  • Middle (6-8)
  • High (9-12)
  • General public
Type of resource:
  • Text:
    • Ref. material
  • Ecology
  • Environmental science
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Copyright 1999 District of Squamish, all rights reserved. Squamish, British Columbia CANADA
DLESE Catalog ID: DWEL-000-000-000-389
Educational standards:
  • National Science Education Standards (NSES):
    • 5-8:
      • C - Life science:
        • Population and ecosystems
      • F - Science in personal / social perspectives:
        • Populations, resources, environments
    • 9-12:
      • F - Science in personal / social perspectives:
        • Environmental quality
        • Natural resources
  • National Geography Standards:
    • Environment and society:
      • How human actions modify the physical env.
      • How physical systems affect human systems
      • The changes that occur in the meaning, use, distribution, and importance of resources
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Contact: T Coates
District of Squamish

Contributor: Francesca Langford
District of Squamish Environmental section