Monday, December 19, 2016

DCNR: Early Spring Environmental Education Workshops For Teachers

The Department of Conservation and Natural Resources’ Bureau of State Parks has updated its schedule of Environmental Education Workshops for Teachers at state parks providing Act 48 credits.  Among the new workshops are—
--  March 25: Project Learning Tree, Moraine State Park, Butler County;
-- May 4: Project WET, Caledonia State Park, Franklin County;
-- May 6: Project WET, Black Moshannon State Park, Centre County;
-- May 10: Project WILD, Nescopeck State Park, Luzerne County;
-- May 13: PA Songbirds Curriculum, Little Pine State Park, Lycoming County;
-- May 20: WILD About Raptors, Codorus State Park, York County; and
-- May 25: GO Teach Hiking, Prince Gallitzin State Park, Cambria County.
Click Here for more information on content and instructions for registering.  Questions should be directed to: Carissa Longo, Environmental Education Program Coordinator, DCNR Bureau of State Parks, 717-772-1807 or send email to:
Education Programs For Students
Find environmental education programs happening now for students ages 4 to 17 at state parks near you through the DiscoverE Program.
Also visit DCNR’s Watershed Education and Kids In Nature website for more ideas on getting outside and learning and the Cosmo’s World Video Series website for more environmental learning opportunities.
Learn about the Bureau of Forestry’s Conservation Education and related programs, including Project Learning Tree, classroom resources, lesson plans and the Forest Conservation Award for Boy and Girl Scouts.
Youth Education/Jobs Experience
The PA Outdoor Corps Program offers a combination of paid work experience and education opportunities at DCNR’s state parks, forestlands and other public lands for youth 15-18 and 18 to 25.
For the last several years, DCNR has also run a summer Environmental Careers Camp for students in grades 10 to 12 to learn more about conservation and the environment and spark interest in career opportunities related to the environment.
Education For Adults
Visit DCNR’s iConservePA website for ideas on how you can save energy, plant smart, save water and more.
For more information on parks and forests, visit DCNR’s website, Click Here to sign up for the Resource newsletter, Click Here to be part of DCNR’s Online Community,  Click Here to hook up with DCNR on other social media-- Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Flickr.

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