Debbie Sluggett, Kalon Nahachewsky (Educational
Debbie Bazett ( Forest
Education Coordinator, COFI - Southern Operations)
Ann Polson from the Canadian
Women in Timber presents to students at St. Joseph 's Elementary
ILA Forest Education
October, Ann Polson and Betty-Ann McDonald (Canadian Women in Timber),
Debbie Bazett (Council of Forest Industries), Debbie Sluggett and
Kalon Nahachewsky hosted the forest education van for six classes
at St. Joseph 's Elementary in Kelowna .
Two days later, Kalon and Deb S. headed off to Golden for a three
day tour, with help from Bob Taylor, Tim Arnett and Scott King
(Louisiana Pacific Canada), where they presented to students at
Nicholson Elementary, Lady Grey Elementary, and Alexander Park
This spring, the ILA Forest Education
van will visit schools throughout the Okanagan-Columbia. Debbie
Bazett (COFI) will also be hosting the van at Family Environment
Day (April 9) in Kelowna.
UBC Forestry student, Geoff Smart, has been re-hired by the ILA
from May until August to tour the van around the Southern Interior.
Geoff did a great job last summer and hopes to bring the van to
many communities, provincial parks, special events and schools
again this year.
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