Since it was founded, Wolf Hollow has sought to increase peoples’ interest in and understanding of the wildlife living around them, and to increase their awareness of the impacts of human activities on wildlife and their habitats.
Education Outreach Program
Our Education Outreach Program includes a wide range of activities to reach people of all ages, including local residents and visitors, children in school classes and summer camps, groups such as Scouts and informal family gatherings at local campgrounds.
Our aim is to help people learn more about local wildlife, to spark their interest in the many wild creatures that live all around us, and to make people aware of the ways our activities impact these animals.
In any week we may:
Send information to a 5th grader who is doing a class project on seals
Give a slide show on “Wildlife on the San Juan Islands” to a Road Scholars Group
Use educational artifacts such as feathers and skulls to illustrate points to a school class studying birds
Set up our educational displays and booth at a local event
Lead wildlife activities for kids at an outdoor education camp
Involve one of our educational birds in a presentation on “Human Impacts on Wildlife”
Spend an evening answering questions about local wildlife at a campground
Some presentations are at regularly scheduled times, such as weekly evening talks at parks and campgrounds during the summer months (watch our education calendar for times). But, mostly presentations are done “by invitation.” Teachers or group leaders invite us to give presentations or lead activities on a particular wildlife topic.
If you live in San Juan or Skagit Counties, and would like to learn more about local wildlife, human impacts on wildlife, or what we do at Wolf Hollow, please call Shona, the Education Coordinator, at 360-378-5000, or email: email@example.com.