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WORKSHOP CLOSED: Project WILD & WILD Aquatic

UPDATE: This workshop is now full. Please feel free to contact helen@hofflercreek.org to be placed on a waiting list or a list about future offerings of this workshop.

On Monday, February 16, 2015, from 9 am - 5 pm, Hoffler Creek Wildlife Foundation will be hosting a Project WILD workshop for teachers and informal educators. Advanced registration is required; there is no charge for the workshop. Workshop is sponsored in part by the Chesapeake Bay Restoration Fund. For more information, call Helen at 757-686-8684. To register, email helen@hofflercreek.org.

Project WILD is sponsored in Virginia by the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries. Project WILD is one of the most widely-used conservation and environmental education programs among educators of students in kindergarten through high school. The program emphasizes wildlife because of their intrinsic, ecological value, as well as their role in teaching how ecosystems function. In the face of competing needs and pressures affecting the quality and sustainability of life on earth, Project WILD addresses the need for human beings to develop as responsible citizens of our planet. It is based on the premise that young people and educators have a vital interest in learning about our natural world. Each Project WILD activity contains all the information needed to conduct that activity including objectives, method, background information, a list of materials needed, procedures, evaluation suggestions, recommended grade levels, subject areas, duration, group size, setting, and key terms. A glossary is provided, as well as a cross-reference by topics and skills.

  • K-12 Curriculum and Activity Guide is the original guide featuring 122 activities emphasizing terrestrial species and their habitats. A wide range of ecological concepts are covered including: food webs or energy flow, adaptations, interdependence, carrying capacity and habitats. Available in a six hour workshops.
  • Aquatic K-12 Curriculum and Activity Guide provides a look at aquatic wildlife and their ecosystems. This guide with 49 activities supports the watershed and Chesapeake Bay related SOLs as well as the wildlife concepts mentioned above. Available in a four hour workshop.

Advanced registration is required. Registration deadline is February 12th or when class is full.  The workshop is limited to 15 participants. For more information on Project WILD, visitwww.projectwild.org.

Sponsored in part by the Chesapeake Bay Restoration Fund.

 

Earlier Event: February 14
Volunteer Work Day
Later Event: March 14
Early Bird Walk