Mink

Thank you to the students of Garibaldi Elementary School for providing this information about the American Mink!

The American Mink can be up to 68.7 cm in body length and lives in B.C.. They are brown coloured with white markings on the ventral side (belly), chin, throat, chest and groin areas, and have short ears and short limbs.

Partially webbed toes and short limbs allow the American Mink to easily frequent both aquatic and terrestrial ecosystems.  They eat meat, fish, crabs and birds.

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Insects on a leaf

Add a few insects and bugs, lady bugs, bees, butterflies, worms, slugs, dragon flies, eggs, earwigs etc to a leaf. A great project for Earth Day after observing life close up in the garden, by a pond or in the woods.
Summer is the time for seeing large numbers of many of these in the garden, some friends like the lady bug and some pests like the earwig and slug.
How do we face the challenge of these tiny but big crop destroyers without harming our planet?

Eagles

Make a pair of bald headed eagles. This project can be adapted to be a different bird of choice such as a toucan, blue bird, jay or raven.

Fish

fish

This fish project could be a specific fish such as a salmon, trout, steel head etc or fantasy fish just for fun.

Blinky the three eyed fish from the Simpsons
Blinky the three eyed fish from the Simpsons

watch the episode