Nick Townley

Director for British Columbia

Nick is a teacher who lives, works and adventures on the shores of the Salish Sea. He teaches with the TREK Outdoor Education Program at Prince of Wales Secondary School, in Vancouver. He volunteers on the boards of the BC Environmental Educators Provincial Specialist Association (EEPSA) and the Classrooms to Communities BC Education Network (C2C). He worked on the coordinator team for seven summers with the Pearson Seminar on Youth Leadership. For thirteen seasons, he taught in the outdoor classroom of Howe Sound with Sea to Sky Outdoor School for Sustainability Education, where he was a Program Director and well known for his bioregional comedy routines. He has spent a total of six months as the Ecoguardian on Race Rocks Ecological Reserve.  

Nick is currently pursuing a Masters in Environmental Education and Communication, at Royal Roads University. He also has a BA in Classics from the University of King’s College, a Graduate Diploma in Teaching from Otago University and a Diploma in Outdoor Environmental Education from the University of British Columbia.

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