Alberta Parks

Get the Dirt on the Boreal Forest

Day Use is permitted. Outhouse facilities are open where feasible - be prepared with your own hand sanitizer and toilet paper. Campgrounds open, starting June 1 at 50% capacity. Second RV units will not be permitted on campsites. We are monitoring our actions to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and will adjust as needed.

Students learn about the importance of soil and decomposition in forest. They do hands-on soil sampling and learn how soil types relate to plant growth. Students also draw relationships between the forest, natural regions and recycling. 

Social Studies
    • Plant communities
    • Plant & animal waste and recyclers
    • The 3 Rs
    • Natural regions
Type:Field Study
Duration:1.5 Hours
Location:Cold Lake, Garner Lake, Gregoire Lake, Moose Lake, Sir Winston Churchill or Whitney Lakes Provincial Parks
Max. Group Size:30 students
Availability:May-June, September

Updated: Apr 10, 2018