Programs & Events

Educator Trek: Inspiring Conservation

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Workshop or Trip
Mar. 21, 2015 | Saturday, 9:00am
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Saturday, March 21, 2015
For educators only*
Location: In the Field - NC Zoo, Asheboro, NC
$60 (includes transportation, lunch, zoo admission and behind the scenes tour)

Join educators from the NC Zoo and the Museum and get behind the scenes with animals in need of conservation. Meet a keeper while we visit the Rhino Barn and get up close with Stanley the Rhino before heading out for a drive through the African Plains. Discover the roles the zoo’s animals play in conservation while meeting Patches the Polar Bear in her new enclosure. Explore the kidZone and find out why it is important for kids to spend time outside. And try activities you can take back to your classroom, school and community.

Get credit!

Participants receive a certificate for CEUs and credit for North Carolina's Environmental Education Certification Program.

Get signed up!

 Educator Trek Registration Form (PDF) – 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.

*This program is restricted to educators: classroom teachers and assistants (any grade/subject), administrators, pre-service or substitute teachers; non-formal educators such as park and nature center staff & volunteers; anyone working on their NC Environmental Education certification.

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For more information about teacher education programs, contact Melissa Dowland at 919.707.9898.