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 firstname.lastname@example.org
Susan L. Sanger
Wetland and Schoolyard Habitat Educator
Environmental Concern Inc.
Wetland Learning Center
Post Office Box P
201 Boundary Lane
St. Michaels, Maryland 21663
Phone: 410-745-9620 ext.225
Celebrating 40 years of wetland restoration, native horticulture and education.