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May 07
Where are you going to LEARN this summer?
Here are some things I am attending or would love to attend this summer, Any one else with a favorite if you could post in comments it would be appreciated.


Summer Biofuel Workshop at UW-Madison

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June 23-June 27 No Teacher Left Inside - Conserve School

This week of collaboration and in-depth professional development held at Conserve School, Land O' Lakes, WI features a two-day immersion workshop on Place-Based Education along with a three-day institute featuring explorations in the use of technology for professional learning and students projects, scientific inquiry, writing and art in the outdoors, and outdoor skill activities. NTLI participants will develop action plans that meet state standards and establish student learning objectives while using the environment as a context for learning and teaching.

Register by May 31st

June 23-27. Citizen-based Monitoring in the Classroom. UW-Waukesha Field Station, Waukesha.

Citizen-Based Monitoring in the Classroom

Join scientists and educators from the Department of Natural Resources for a week of citizen science.  Learn about citizen-based monitoring programs from dragonflies to bird-feeders to stream health and how you and your students can get involved.  Spend time in the field learning about monitoring programs adn identifying plants and animals.  Inside, you'll experience classroom activities and discuss how to integrate them into your program.  Teachers, as well as youth group leaders, are welcome.Location:  UW-Waukesha Field Station, Waukesha, Wis.Cost:  $50.  Two free credits plus a variety of equipment will be supplied thanks to a generous grant from the Dutton Foundation.Contact:  Carrie Morgan, WI DNR, (608)267-5239, Monday, June 23, 2014 - 8:00am to Friday, June 27, 2014 - 4:00pm​

Register soon

July 16-18. Stream Ecology Field School. Trees for Tomorrow, Eagle River.

Field Biology Course

Are you interested in learning more about Wisconsin's streams and the life within them? Then consider joining us for Stream Biology Field Course - a three-day hands-on training opportunity for adults to learn more about local stream biology. Wisconsin experts will be joining us to teach you about native and exotic aquatic plants, mussels, fish, marcoinvertebrates, and more in this field-based and fun-filled event in the Northwoods on July 16-18, 2014. The event will be held at Trees For Tomorrow, a natural resource specialty school in Eagle River.

This event is intended for adult attendance, though teens are welcome if they are attending with an adult.

July 15-19​ Earth Partnership for Schools at Madison Arboretum

ST. Croix River Basin

Earth Partnership for Schools is offering an Earth Partnership Water Stewardship Institute to involve students in native plantings that improve water quality, benefit wildlife and offer meaningful, project-based learning opportunities.


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