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Educator Trek: Land of the Longleaf

  • 3:30pm Friday, February 24, 2017 - 6:00pm Sunday, February 26, 2017

Location: Various sites in eastern North Carolina.

Join educators from the NC Museum of Natural Sciences and the NC Museum of History for a cross-curricular workshop to learn about the natural and cultural history of North Carolina’s coastal plain. Explore the longleaf pine ecosystem, one of our most biologically diverse habitats and an important early economic driver for our state. And learn about a range of topics from harvesting pitch to carnivorous pitcher plants!

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: $145 (includes lodging, some meals)
  • Requirements: For educators only (includes teachers, administrators, pre-service or substitute teachers; non-formal educators; anyone working on their EE certification)
  • Program Instructor: Melissa Dowland, Megan Chesser, Emily Grant, Nancy Pennington
  • Activity Level: Moderate
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February 24, 2017 @ 3:30 pm
February 26, 2017 @ 6:00 pm
$145 (includes lodging, some meals)


In the Field

Various sites in eastern NC


Melissa Dowland