Wetland Education Workshops in June!

Wetland Education Workshops are coming to Texas this June AND qualify for TEA and TEEAC CPE credits!

Come out to Baylor University for workshops on wetlands and rain gardens! Take home curriculum and ideas for how to use them as outdoor classrooms! Hurry – Registration closes in a few days!

Know ’em and Grow ’em (KEGE) – Wetland Plant ID for Educators:

This course provides educators with an understanding of wetland plant ecology and adaptations, and the resources to identify plant species in the field. Materials will also cover native and non-native species and planting tips. Educators will gain valuable tools to increase students’ interest in wetland plants, and inspiration to construct schoolyard wetland habitats.

When: Wednesday, June 13, 2012 9am-4pm Cost: $40

Rain Gardens as Outdoor Classrooms:

This one-day course introduces educators to the concept of rain gardens and their value as schoolyard habitats. Participants will understand how rain gardens benefit the environment by improving the watershed and how they can be used as an extension of the classroom. Participants will leave with the basic knowledge of how to plan, design and implement a rain garden from start to finish.

When: Thursday, June 14, 2012 9am-4pm Cost: $40

Hosted by: Baylor University: The Center for Reservoir and Aquatic Systems Research

Where: Baylor Science Building, Waco, Texas

To register: Call 410-745-9620 or visit http://www.wetland.org/education_schedule.htm

Registration required by May 22, 2012

For more information contact: Susan Sanger at Environmental Concern 410-745-9620 x225 wow@wetland.org

Susan L. Sanger

Wetland and Schoolyard Habitat Educator

wow@wetland.org

Environmental Concern Inc.

Wetland Learning Center

Post Office Box P

201 Boundary Lane

St. Michaels, Maryland 21663

Phone: 410-745-9620 ext.225

Fax: 410-745-3517

http://www.wetland.org

Celebrating 40 years of wetland restoration, native horticulture and education.

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