Hello MEEA Members,
Here are some awesome looking upcoming EE workshops at Maine Audubon. Hope you can attend!
Project WILD workshops at Maine Audubon in Falmouth
To Register: contact Linda Woodard at 207-781-2330 ex 213 or firstname.lastname@example.org or go to http://maineaudubon.org/education/educator-workshops/
These workshops provide hands-on WILD experience with activities that address every subject and skill area, and assist participants with integration of WILD activities into their curriculums. Participants receives a Project WILD activity guide.
Growing Up Wild Leader: Linda Woodard Where: Maine Audubon in Falmouth
Participants will receive the Growing Up Wild and Resource Guide: Exploring Nature with Young Children Ages 3-7, correlated to the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) Standards and the Head Start Domains, as well as wildlife posters, handouts and door prizes! The activity guide is an award winning publication, recognized for its contribution in the effort to connect young children to nature.
When: Tuesday March 12 Time: 3:30pm - 8:30 p.m. Fee: $25
When: Saturday April 6 Time: 9a.m -1.p.m. Fee: $25
Growing Up Wild & Winter Ecology
When: Friday March 15 Time: 8:30am - 3:30.p.m. Where: Maine Audubon in Falmouth Fee: $35
The Winter Ecology session provides an opportunity to explore how plants and animals adapt to the changing seasons. Through outdoor exploration we will locate animal tracks and signs, listen for bird calls, learn about the different properties of snow and look for the awakening of spring. We will discuss Maine’s wildlife and how they adapt to winter. Classroom activities and resource materials will be provided.
Project WILD Aquatic
When: Saturday April 13 Time: 9a.m -1.p.m. Where: Maine Audubon in Falmouth Fee: $25 Deadline to register: Friday April 5
Project WILD Aquatic focuses on aquatic habitats and wildlife. Forty hands-on activities for grades K-12 take a closer look at whales, wetlands, turtles, salmon, invertebrates, marine/freshwater environments and more! Participants receive the Aquatic activity guide as well as posters, prizes and supplemental info about aquatic Maine wildlife.
Flying WILD Workshop & Bird Banding
Leaders: Linda Woodard and Patrick Keenan of Biodiversity Research Institute. When: May 10 Time: 7 a.m. -1 p.m. Where: Maine Audubon & the Riverpoint Sanctuary (bird banding site just minutes from Maine Audubon) Fee: $35 Deadline to register: Friday, May 3
The day will start at a bird banding station just minutes from Maine Audubon in Falmouth. Participants will learn about bird banding, migration and research performed by and through Biodiversity Research Institute, along with classroom connections and activities. Participants will receive the Flying WILD activity guide, along with a variety of Maine bird posters, handouts, and supplemental information.