Monthly Archives: July 2016

Loads of fun at Free School

This year marked FBC’s 8th Annual Free School, which took place on July 16th and 17th at our beautiful Glassville demonstration site. Free School isn’t really school at all, but rather an alternative approach to classroom education, focused on communal and participatory learning that encourages everyone to adopt the role of both teacher and student. We […]

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Project Webfoot, Part II: Habitats, Migration, and Wetlands – Oh My!

by Holly Pacey (Education Coordinator) This spring marked another year that FBC served as the facilitators for Ducks Unlimited’s Project Webfoot in Carleton County. Nine grade four classes joined us at our demonstration site over the course of three weeks to explore our onsite wetland, learn about the importance of environmental conservation, understand habitat restoration, […]

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