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Discover a Watershed Educational Workshop & Floating Field Experience

posted Apr 18, 2011, 11:48 AM by Laura Calwell   [ updated Apr 18, 2011, 11:58 AM ]
Don't miss the DISCOVER A WATERSHED EDUCATION WORKSHOP and FLOATING FIELD EXPERIENCE sponsored by KACEE and FOK on April 29 & 30 in De Soto, KS.

This workshop is open to all educators working with children K - grade 12, including teachers, 4-H & scout leaders, camp counselors, youth coordinators, zoo & park staff, naturalists, etc.
  • Two full days of professional development, with option to earn 1 hour of graduate credit (additional $55)
  • Educator workshop on Day 1 includes Project WET, Project WILD Aquatic, Discover a Watershed & Leopold Education Project
  • Guided canoe Float Trip on Day 2 with Friends of the Kaw, includes field study activities & investigations
  • Experience several of the hundreds of hands-on activities from the activity guides you will receive
  • Learn about local efforts to protect and restore watershed health, and how to integrate natural resource, conservation & environmental education into your curriculum and programs with ease
  • Receive tools to help engage your school in Kansas Green Schools projects such as energy conservation, recycling, water quality, air quality, and more!
  • Registration Fee is $30.00 (includes books, snacks, drinks, lunch, materials, training, & canoe rental). Graduate credit is optional and is not included in the registration fee. Course enrollment forms and the $55.00 tuition will be accepted on day 1 of the workshop.

Pre-registration is required for the workshop. CLICK HERE for additional workshop information and registration forms.

This workshop is offered by KACEE, Friends of the Kaw and K-State Research and Extension, and co-sponsored by Upper Wakarusa WRAPS and Lower Kansas WRAPS with education program sponsors Kansas Water Office, Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks, and Kansas Department of Health and Environment. Special thanks to the DeSoto City Council for donating their meeting facility.