Public Awareness and Education

The JCSC offers free, bilingual, hands-on educational learning opportunities to engage youth of all ages in the continued restoration of the Junction Creek watershed.  These programs focus on: the history of Sudbury and the creek, flora and fauna of the watershed and monitoring techniques used by biologists worldwide.

Bug Search Program

The bug search program is a hands on, interactive program for students from Kindergarten to Grade 12; it can be completed either inside or outside. Students will learn about water quality monitoring, and work towards assessing the water quality of Junction Creek through sorting and observing live bugs. 

Frog and Turtle Program

The frog and turtle program is for students from Kindergarten to Grade 12 and consists of a slideshow presentation and interactive activities. Students will learn about the different species of frogs and turtles found in the Junction Creek Watershed and how to identify them.

Watershed Program

The watershed program is for students from Kindergarten to Grade 12 and can be completed either inside or outside. This presentation will focus on giving the students an understanding of how water moves throughout a watershed, the impact of pollution on important waterways, and what they can do to help promote a clean and healthy environment.