Conservation workshop for K-12 teachers

The Teachers Learning Conservation Principles Workshop (3 CEUs) is seeking teachers K-12 who would like to learn about natural resources for the classroom. Workshop contents will include Project Food, Land, and People, Air Pollution, Geographic Education Utilizing Geographic Information Systems (GIS), Project Learning Tree, Adopt-A-Stream, Anti-Litter Program, Learning How To Be FIREWISE, Engaging Youth in Gardening: Benefits and Activities for Teachers, and Project Wild.

The workshop will be held June 23-26, from 8:25 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday thru Thursday, at the University Biological Field Station near Abbeville. The deadline for signup is Friday, June 20. The cost will be $15, which includes all workshop materials, 3 CEU credits and meals.

For more information call 662-234-8701 extension 3, Lafayette County Soil & Water Conservation District.

Sponsors for the workshop are Itawamba Community College, Lafayette County Soil & Water Conservation District, Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality, Mississippi Soil & Water Conservation Commission, North Central Mississippi RCD Council, and the University of Mississippi Biological Field Station.

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