The Canadian Wilderness Stewardship Program – Empowering Youth to Be Leaders in Conservation


The Canadian Wilderness Stewardship Program - Empowering Youth to Be Leaders in Conservation

(Theme 4 – Habitat, Theme 6 – Natural Capital)

Organization: Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society (CPAWS)

Timeline for Completion: 2020-21

Objective:

The Canadian Wilderness Stewardship Program, funded by the Government of Canada through the Canada Service Corps, is a year-long program that educates, trains and inspires future stewards of Canada’s great wilderness.

The three core components of the program are:
1. A CPAWS-led expedition of a regional watershed in need of protection;
2. A participant-led, volunteer community service project focused on conservation or education; and
3. A summit where participants share knowledge and develop skills in civic engagement, conservation, leadership, and advocacy.

Program Goals:
. To enable participants to experience the benefits of performing meaningful volunteer community service in their regions
. To build participants’ confidence, leadership ability, and critical thinking skills
. To empower participants to become ambassadors for regional wild spaces within their communities and create a culture of conservation engagement

Summary:

Contact Us:
email: info@cpaws.org
phone: (613) 569-7226


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Project entered on: July 27, 2020 at 9:43 pm


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