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Connecticut’s Changing Forests: Tools and resources for teaching about forest health with Project Learning Tree

When: 
Thursday, May 30, 2019 - 9:00am - Friday, May 31, 2019 - 2:45pm
Where: 
James L. Goodwin Conservation Center
23 Potter Road
Hampton, Connecticut 06247
Event Type: 
Outdoor Recreation
Audience: 
All are welcome
Event Description: 

This workshop is designed for middle/high school teachers and non-formal educators who want to include forests in their curriculum. Using nationally recognized curriculum from Project Learning Tree, as well as local experts and guides, we will learn about current issues in Connecticut forests. Specifically, we will focus on the influence of gypsy moth in Connecticut’s forests. Teachers will be provided with hands-on lessons and ideas that will help them teach their students about forests while staying aligned to the Next Generation Science Standards. To register: https://www.ctwoodlands.org/environmental-education/connecticut’s-changing-forests-tools-and-resources-for-teaching-about-forest  

Cost: $35/person. Discount for organizations sending multiple educators: $30/person 

For questions, please contact Beth Bernard bbernard@ctwoodlands.org 

Inclement Weather: 
Contact the center.
Registration Fee: 
$35/person
RSVP Requirement: 
RSVP required
For Questions, Contact: 
Beth Bernard
(860) 455-9534

This event is jointly sponsored by the Connecticut Forest & Park Association (CFPA), Connecticut Department of Energy & Environmental Protection (CT DEEP) Division of Parks, and Friends of Goodwin Forest.

The James L. Goodwin Forest and Conservation Education Center were gifts to the people of Connecticut from James L. Goodwin, one of America's first professional foresters and a long-time CFPA Board Member. The Center is jointly managed by the Connecticut Forest & Park Association (CFPA) and the Connecticut Department of Energy & Environmental Protection (CT DEEP) Division of Parks. For more information, select here.