Programs & Events

Educator Trek: Where Swans Fly and Bears Walk

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Workshop or Trip
Jan. 9, 2015 | Friday, 3:45pm
Multiple Times: 
Friday, January 9, 2015, 3:45pm - Saturday, January 10, 2015, 9:00pm
For educators only*
Location: In the Field - Pocosin Lakes National Wildlife Refuge, near Plymouth, NC
$90 (includes transportation, lodging, breakfast, and lunch)

Experience one of the greatest wildlife spectacles in North Carolina—thousands of Tundra Swans, Snow Geese and other waterfowl over-wintering in an area rich in wildlife such as black bears, bobcats and red wolves. Learn to identify waterfowl and other winter birds. Pick up practical tips on observing and preserving wildlife tracks and signs. Gain insights into incorporating lessons on wild creatures into your teaching.

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.