Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 48.98
Liaison Dennis Gillis
Submission Date July 30, 2012
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Saint Mary's University
ER-T2-7: Outdoors Program

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.25 / 0.25
"---" indicates that no data was submitted for this field

Does the institution have a wilderness or outdoors program that organizes hiking, backpacking, kayaking, or other outings for students and follows Leave No Trace principles?:

A brief description of the program:
The Saint Mary's University (SMU) BioBlitz is an exciting annual event that uses scientific research and public education to increase understanding of biodiversity, or the number of different living organisms, in Nova Scotia's environment. Biodiversity affects the structure of "food webs" in nature, and helps scientists evaluate the health of the environment! Saint Mary's University works in partnership with scientists, educators and environmental organizations from across the region to run this unique event. To learn more about the SMU BioBlitz and our partners, please explore our webpage.

The website URL where information about the program is available:
Data source(s) and notes about the submission:

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