Streams, rivers, and creeks all run together and eventually find their way into the ocean. Even if you don’t live directly on the coast,
you do live in a watershed!
Daily Action Goals
Go for a walk and discover where the nearest stream, river, creeks, or lake is to where you live.
Where is the nearest storm drain?
Draw a picture or snap a photo of the different animals and plants you saw. Share with us by using the hashtag #oceansweekvictoria and tag us @oceansweekvictoria!
Salish Sea Snippet
Click the image to learn more about today’s theme and meet some local ocean people with Brett Soberg from Eagle Wing Tours.
Activities to Try
Parental Involvement Level Guide for Kids Category:
Children and youth can grab a device and join us on their own.
Parents will need to help with this activity from time to time for things like printing, cutting, or downloading.
This is a family activity that suggests going out of the house together or working with more complicated materials.
Best for: Kids (up to 10 years)
Parental Involvement Level:
Outdoor Activity: Where does your Storm Drain GO? from the Capital Regional District
Video: Ollie the Otter’s Guide to Watershed Stewardship from the Capital Regional District
Video Game: Explore Watersheds from Project WET Discover Water
Multimedia: Oceans Week Reading Challenge from LIVE IT (posted at 11 am PDT)
Experiment: Build a Watershed from the Maritime Museum of BC
Best for: Young Teens
Fact Sheet: Olympia Oyster from Seaquaria Ocean Education
Video: What is a Watershed? from BC Tomorrow Society
Activity Sheet: Watershed Story from the Capital Regional District
Best for: Teens & Adults
Video: How to Save Fresh Water Flow from World Wildlife Fund
Best for: The Whole Family
Virtual Tour: From Tides to Tin: Gulf of Georgia Cannery from Parks Canada
Poster: Pacific Salmon Life Cycle from Fisheries and Oceans Canada