Students from G Theberge School in Temiscaming, Quebec, testing water samples as part of a Water First workshop.

Working with students from G Theberge School in Témiscaming, Québec


Last week from March 19th-21st, Water First staff and our interns from Kebaowek First Nation visited G Theberge School in Témiscaming, Québec, to share the details from our recently completed fish habitat remediation project with students. Children and youth from Kebaowek First Nation are bused to this school, so it was great to share with them the positive work being completed in their community. .

We delivered hands-on water science workshops to students in every grade, thematically and conceptually linked to the recent fish habitat restoration completed in their community. Water First interns Kacey McLaren, McKaylii Jawbone, and Ivan Pulchinski assisted with the workshops and shared their experiences from the restoration project. Coming from the community, the interns serve as role models to the students. Representing a tangible and very real opportunity for all students within the environmental water field locally.

We would like to thank G Theburge School for being such wonderful hosts! Water First was delighted to share our passion for environmental stewardship with the staff and students.

Students from G Theberge School in Temiscaming, Quebec, wearing beaded bracelets made as part of a Water First workshop.
Students from G Theberge School in Temiscaming, Quebec, wearing beaded bracelets made as part of a Water First workshop.