Maple Ridge’s envrionmental school attracts attention

By Robert Mangelsdorf – Maple Ridge News Published: May 04, 2012 7:00 AM An innovative outdoor education program offered by the Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows school district is garnering attention from educators around the world. [Read full article …]

Environment school takes education outside

Through the soggy western hemlock, Douglas-fir and red cedar, a handful of students and their teacher trudge down a hiking trail in the UBC Malcolm Knapp Research Forest … more

The Environmental School Project is Up and Running

Article: Connections Magazine – Fall 2011 School District 42 To read full article: Click here and go to page 12 (to page14)    

First of its kind learning model to be explored in SD42

From SD42 Connections Fall 2010 Just what is an environmental school? For many, the first thing that comes to mind is some connection to nature and the outdoors. But that is jut one of the components currently being explored as part of a recently launched five-year research project in Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows. Full […]

Unique Environmental school gets research funding

The Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) has awarded SFU and several partners a million-dollar grant to research the proposed development of a unique K–7 environmental school and learning centre in Maple Ridge. Education faculty researchers Sean Blenkinsop, Kieran Egan and Mark Fettes will lead the five-year research project in collaboration with the city […]