Educator Trek: Discovering Island Ecology through Nature Journaling

  • 1:00pm Friday, October 14, 2016 - 6:00pm Sunday, October 16, 2016

Depart Raleigh at 1 pm on Friday.

Discover nature journaling as a strategy for enhancing science learning. Explore a variety of coastal habitats and document your experiences using an assortment of journaling techniques including sketching, digital photography, poetry and reflective writing. You’ll increase your understanding of these ecosystems and gain news ways to incorporate science and writing into your teaching.

Credit: 20 contact hours toward CEUs or Criteria II/III for North Carolina’s Environmental Education Certification Program

Registration information: Educator Trek Registration Form
Complete, print and mail this form to register for Educator Treks. Once registered, you will receive a confirmation email and/or mailed receipt. Workshop details will be sent via email one to two weeks prior to the workshop.


  • Fee: $85 (includes lodging, transportation, all meals, journaling supplies)
  • Requirements: For educators only (includes teachers, administrators, pre-service or substitute teachers; non-formal educators; anyone working on their EE certification)
  • Program Instructor: Megan Chesser and Jane Eckenrode
  • Activity Level: Moderate
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October 14 @ 1:00 pm
October 16 @ 6:00 pm
$85 (includes lodging, transportation, all meals, journaling supplies)


In the Field

Hammocks Beach State Park, Onslow County


Megan Chesser