Laurier field course gives Northern high school students experience combatting climate change

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WATERLOO – Ten Dehcho high school students from the Northwest Territories will have the chance to learn firsthand about cold regions ecohydrology as well as gain traditional knowledge during a new field course organized by a Wilfrid Laurier University professor.

The credit course, which will run from March 11 to 18, will take place at the Scotty Creek Research Station south of Fort Simpson in the Northwest Territories. Students will learn from both elders and scientists about the local ecosystem and hydrological processes. They will use field instruments to collect ecological data and try out drones for imaging purposes.

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