Author Archives: Falls Brook Centre

Eco Citizens Club Kicks Off!

Falls Brook Centre is excited to be launching the Eco Citizens Club (ECC) program for the 2016-2017 school year! An ECC is a student-led initiative that meets on a weekly basis to explore different concepts, activities and projects related to climate change, renewable energy, biodiversity, local foods, and community outreach. Students involved in their school’s […]

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Agriculture in the Classroom

by Holly Pacey (Education Coordinator) This past spring, Falls Brook Centre had the pleasure of delivering fun hands-on programming to a group of students in grades one and two at Centreville Community School. With 23 eager participants, we traveled each week for six weeks from our satellite office in Fredericton to teach the students about […]

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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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