WORKSHOP: Themed Workshop

LOCATION:

W. G. Jones State Forest 1328 FM 1488
Conroe, TX,77384

DATE(S):

6/19/2019 - 6/20/2019

FACILITATOR:

Caroline Cruz
caroline.cruz@tfs.tamu.edu
936-273-2261

DESCRIPTION:

This two-day professional development workshop will take place on the W. G. Jones State Forest in Conroe (Day 1) and the New Waverly Public Library (Day 2). Who should attend: Teachers of grades K-8 interested in learning about forest ecosystems and conservation education topics, and sharing that knowledge with students in the classroom. What to expect: Interact with foresters, biologists, educators, loggers, arborists, fire managers, and landowners who care for forest lands and make products we use every day. Hands-on learning will include resources and activities that you can bring to life in your classroom or school yard through citizen science, career exploration, and field study. Participants will receive training in Project Learning Tree’s interdisciplinary environmental education curriculum designed to teach students critical and creative thinking. 14 hours SBEC CPE and 14 hours TEEAC credit will be awarded. Class time is 8:30 am to 4:00 pm each day. Day 1: William Goodrich Jones State Forest Classroom, Conroe - 8:30 AM Learn about Texas forest ecosystems, habitat management, forest hydrology, fire ecology, and implications of an endangered bird species that is native to Texas. Day 2: New Waverly Public Library, meet and go on tours - 8:30 AM Tour a family owned tree farm, timber harvest operation and a working sawmill. Registration: $30 registration fee includes lunch both days, field trip transportation, and training materials.

REGISTRATION:

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