When:
April 17, 2017 @ 9:00 am – April 19, 2017 @ 3:30 pm
2017-04-17T09:00:00-04:00
2017-04-19T15:30:00-04:00

Each Workshop is included with Garden Membership or General Admission.

General Admission is $10 per day.

Sign up for:

1 workshop- $10

2 workshops- $15

3 workshops- $20

OR become a member and come to the workshops for free, and gain free admission to the Garden for a year!  See https://www.capefearbg.org/member/ for more details on membership levels and benefits.

Pre-registration is required.  Registration found here: https://form.jotform.com/63614815685969

Location: Cape Fear Botanical Garden, 536 N Eastern Blvd, Fayetteville

Email Bonnie Eamick at beamick@capefearbg.org if you have questions.


Food, Land & People- April 17, 9am-3:30pm

Project Food, Land & People is committed to helping people of all ages better understand the interrelationships among agriculture, the environment, and people of the world. The curriculum used, Resources for Learning, consists of 55 hands-on lessons for students in grades preK-12, developed and tested by more than a thousand educators. Subjects range from environmental science and stewardship to human populations and land use issues.  Please dress comfortably for active learning indoors and outdoors!  Participants will earn 6 hours of CEU/EE Certification Credits and receive Food, Land and People Curriculum. Lunch provided.

 

Project Wild- April 18, 9am-3:30pm

Project WILD workshops are for adults interested in teaching young people about wildlife. This 6-hour workshop will incorporate aquatic extensions in activities. Participants receive the Project WILD K-12 educator guide along with materials specifically about North Carolina wildlife. The educator guide contains more than 150 hands-on activities that focus on wildlife and natural resources. Participants are eligible for Criteria I credit of NC OEE Environmental Education Certification and school teachers receive CEU credit. Homework option available.

For more information on Project WILD, visit http://www.projectwild.org/.  Participants are encouraged to bring a sack lunch.

Flying Wild- April 19, 9am-3:30pm

Targeted for teachers with a middle-school audience, though widely adaptable, Flying WILD offers practical hands-on classroom and outdoor field investigation experiences connecting real-world experiences in bird biology, conservation and natural history.  Through activities involving language arts, social science and math experiences, coupled with community outreach and service learning applications, Flying WILD offers a whole-school approach to environmental education using birds as the focus.   The 6-hour workshop counts towards CEU credits and EE Criteria I credits. Homework option available. This workshop will be partially outdoors so please wear comfortable closed toed shoes and dress for the weather. Feel free to bring bug spray, a water bottle, binoculars (although some will be made available for people to use), and a sack lunch.