June 15, 2017 @ 8:30 am – 5:00 pm

This one-day educator workshop (8:30 am- 2:30 pm) will introduce you to three parameters of wetlands (vegetation, soils, hydrology) as well as wetland functions and values through fun and interactive activities in lesson plan format that are correlated to National Science standards. Bring a sack lunch. $30 Garden Members; $35 Non Members. Includes WOW! Curriculum Guide, Take Home Materials, and Garden Admission.

*Helping Wetland Habitats: An Introduction to POW! The Planning of Wetlands:

This afternoon add-on (3:00 pm – 5:00 pm) to the WOW! course introduces you to the concept of schoolyard wetland habitats, including wetland design, construction, monitoring, project funding, and most importantly, their contribution as an extension of the classroom. (using the WOW! curriculum guide from the morning session) $10
Pre-registration is required and space is limited! Pre-register at: https://form.jotformpro.com/63614815685969

*Note: CEU credits for teachers may be arranged upon request. This one-day workshop will give you the opportunity to earn 6 hours credit towards Criteria I of your North Carolina Environmental Educator Certification, or Certification Renewal; and with the afternoon add-on, 8 hours credit total can be earned towards Criteria I. The Environmental Concern, Inc. Facilitator for the course is Dr. Aerin Benavides a post-doctoral researcher at the University of North Carolina, Greensboro, a teacher educator and NC Certified Environmental Educator.