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Conservation Stewardship in Action: Protecting the PEI Winter River/Tracadie Bay Watershed “The pen is just as mighty as the paddle.”


Atlas themes Teaching level Province/Territory

Watershed awareness

Secondary (9-12)


Prince Edward Island


This lesson focuses on a watershed vital to Charlottetown: the Winter River/Tracadie Bay Watershed, the source of the city’s water. Students will review inspiring quotations about water and participate in a discussion about who should protect watersheds. They will learn about how the watersheds of Prince Edward Island are protected and assume the roles of various sectors that form the Watershed Alliance. Finally, they will write a communication that expresses one major concern they have about the watershed.


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