Author Archives: Falls Brook Centre

9th Annual Free School

We’re gearing up for our 9th Annual Free School event! Taking place August 18-20th, 2017 at our demonstration site in Glassville, NB. Every summer, we hold our annual Free School. It 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 […]

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Agriculture in the Classroom 2017

Agriculture in the Classroom 2017 is in the books. This year’s program included 72 students from Barker’s Point in Fredericton, Bristol Elementary in Florenceville-Bristol, Centreville Community School in Centreville and the Cougar Kittens after school program. Students had 6 weeks of lessons and activities focused on agriculture and local food. They learned about soil quality, […]

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Project Webfoot 2017

  Ducks Unlimited Canada has prepared exciting and interesting field trips for fourth grade students across New Brunswick to learn about the importance of wetlands and their conservation. For over a decade, Falls Brook Centre has been hosting Project Webfoot at our demonstration site in Glassville, NB. Students had the opportunity to participate in critter dipping, […]

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Pollinator Week: DIY Bee Houses

Building Your Own Bee House On Saturday, June 17th, we hosted a Pollinator Garden Workshop at Kings Land Historical Settlement. During this workshop, we talked about designing your garden to supply many types of local pollinators with nectar and pollen through the seasons. The focus was on native plants that will thrive in our climate […]

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