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Durham District School Board
Ignite Learning
Outdoor and Environmental Education
It is the mission of Outdoor and Environmental Education to complement classroom curriculum and promote environmental responsibi​lity by providing positive experiential learning in the natural environment for all students.


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Education site to learn more...

Duffin's Creek Environmental Education Centre Logo

2500 Concession 7
Pickering, ON
(905) 649-1770

Michael Morandin

Durham Forest Environmental Education Logo 
R.R. #4, Con.
Road #7
Uxbridge, ON
(905) 852-3030

Interpretive Naturalist:
Nonquon Environmental Education Centre Logo

1710 Scugog Line 10
Greenbank, ON
(905) 985-2612

Facilitator(s): Sarah Jeynes
It shall be the policy of Durham District School Board to adopt a leadership role in:
  • empowering and supporting stud​ent, parent, community, and educator partnerships in developing classroom, school, and community. environmental actions;
  • developing ecologically sound purchasing practices;
  • reducing the use of toxic substances in Board programs and operations;
  • providing staff with opportunities to understand, develop, and implement the cross-curricular nature of environmental issues; conservation of energy and water resources;
  • placing environmental literacy into the content and methodology of instructional programs in all divisions;
  • facilitating sound waste management procedures (reduce, reuse, recycle);
  • promoting the retention and development of natural landscaping and wildlife habitats on Board property.


Durham District School Board
400 Taunton Road East,
Whitby, ON
L1R 2K6 Canada

Phone: 905-666-5500
Fax: 905-666-6474
Toll Free: 1-800-265-3968
TTY 905-666-6943, 877-868-5575
© Durham District School Board, 2013