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Educator Workshop: Project WILD

June 22nd, 2023 @10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Free
Project Wild

NOTE: This Educator Workshop is intended specifically for educators — not the general public.

Registration for this event is full. Please email judi@grandfather.com to be placed on a waiting list.

Hosted by Lauren Farrell and Erin Smith, Grandfather Mountain Stewardship Foundation’s own Interpretation and Education staff, Project WILD is an interdisciplinary conservation and environmental education program that focuses on wildlife and habitat. The goal of Project WILD is to develop awareness, knowledge, skills, and commitment resulting in informed decisions, responsible behavior, and constructive actions concerning wildlife and the environment. The activities of this workshop consists of field investigation activities, STEM activity extensions, WILD work career connections and outdoor components

NC EE Certification Credit: Criteria I and CEU credit are available upon completion of workshop.

Registration
This workshop is free to attend, although advance registration is required. Limited to 25 participants. Registration below on April 21 at 9 a.m.. Attendees are also asked to bring their own lunch, although there is a restaurant on site.

What to Bring?
Your time will be spent indoors and outdoors and all programs are held rain, snow or shine. You should be prepared for a variety of mountain weather conditions and temperatures. Appropriate clothing, equipment, and footwear are very important. Please bring a daypack with enough room to carry extra clothing (i.e., extra layers, rain gear), water, lunch, notepad/paper, pen/pencil, etc. Mildred’s Grill will be open and participants may purchase food from the restaurant for lunch if they prefer to do so.

Additional information
Educational Experience Forms will be available for certification hours and Continuing Education Credit for the instructor to sign off on. Grandfather Mountain may also serve as Criteria III – Site visit hours, but these hours must be gained outside of the time that the workshop takes place (i.e., prior to or after the workshop). Staff will be available to sign off on these site visit forms.

Refunds/Cancelations
If you cannot attend the educator workshop that you are registered for, please let us know five days in advance of the workshop if at all possible: call 828-733-2013 Monday-Friday 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

About Grandfather Mountain Educator Workshops
Grandfather Mountain’s Educator Workshop series invites educators to take advantage of the mountain’s classroom in the clouds. This is an opportunity to learn and have fun, while earning certification as an environmental educator in North Carolina. These programs offer credits with Criteria I, II and III programs. All workshops take place at Grandfather Mountain and may include some walking, so participants are encouraged to bring appropriate footwear and be prepared for inclement weather. Learn more.

Details

Date:
June 22nd, 2023
Time:
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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Venue

Grandfather Mountain
2050 Blowing Rock Highway
Linville, NC 28646 United States
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Grandfather Mountain | Home to the Swinging Bridge, Animal Habitats and Nature Museum

GPS: 2050 Blowing Rock Highway, Linville, NC 28646
Mailing: PO Box 129, Linville, NC 28646
1-800-468-7325

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