Every student, every day.

Scenario 1: In-school classes resume

Wildlife Studies

This Program is designed for students to develop attitudes, skills and knowledge related to wildlife and ecosystems focusing on how to interact safely with the outdoors and create a lifelong love for nature. We work on creating an understanding for how we interact with wildlife and the natural world through exploration and experiences.

Some things we do:

  • Alfred Lake Camp  (fire building / signals, shelter build, range, fishing)
  • Fishing- fly, spin, ice
  • Hike- sheep river area or other
  • Campground walk – Nanton campground, tracking,
  • Navigation – map and compass activity
  • Ethics – responsibilities
  • Management – conservation – licensing
  • Wildlife ID- fish ID – Plant ID
  • Operations rules and law
  • Equipment – techniques- know your bow- launching and loading – operations tips
  • Trip planning
  • Survival

Our Wildlife Studies teacher is Joel Gamache who can be reached at by email at gamachej@lrsd.ab.ca or by calling the school at 403-646-2264.