Teaching Resources: Camosun Bog

A number of freely available teaching resources have been developed in partnership with the Pacific Spirit Park Society and Camosun Bog Restoration Group for use in the environmental education of children. These will be expanded over time, so please check back for updates.

Plant and Animal Cards

These printed cards provide some basic identification characteristics for some common plants and animals found in Camosun Bog, as well as information on their importance to wildlife and people. 

Volunteer Spotlights and Stories

These video resources explore volunteer and restoration work in Camosun Bog by community members who are trying to protect this special place.

Volunteer Spotlight: Gerry Mignault

Volunteer Spotlight: Sean Chung

Volunteer Spotlight: Josie Rahim

Pacific Spirit Park Society: Water Monitoring

Volunteer Spotlight: Issaku Inami

Volunteer Spotlight: Miku Yamada

Coyotes in Camosun Bog

Camosun Bog: Restoration Timeline

Other Community Resources

Many educational resources are available for teachers interested in teaching their students about Camosun Bog. Below is a short list of such resources.

      • Musqueam: giving information about our teachings | This teaching resource is provided by the Musqueam First Nation and hosted through the UBC Museum of Anthropology. It is a cross-curricular resource and can be developed and adapted to fit the needs of classrooms and students. It includes, activites and digital learning resources.
      • Camosun Bog Restoration Group | This website provides learning reources, history, and an overview of the restoration work that has been done in Camosun Bog. CBRG has been working to restore Camoson Bog since the 1990s.
      • Pacific Spirit Park Society | This website provides educational resources, and opportunities for nature walks and volunteering. PSPS works with Metro Vancouver Regional Parks to protect and preserve Pacific Spirit Park and Camosun Bog.