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Guides

Plants Among Us: A kid's guide to the plants of New Westminster and beyond.

This plant identification guide is directed towards elementary school students with the aim to stimulate curiosity about local plants found in New Westminster and beyond.  In addition, the guide provides information about some of the predominant invasive plant species in the region.  As students use the guide and begin identifying plant species in their local area, students will soon see how their neighbourhoods are impacted by invasive plant species.

Click on the image below to download the guide.

 

 

Games

Ivy the Invader: An Active Game about the Impacts of Invasive Plant Species

In this game, a forested park (Eg. the students) is invaded by “Ivy the Invader” (1-2 students). Plant species battles are waged by rolling large dice.

Click here to download the game's instructions.

Click here to download the game cards.