Educator Trek: Nature Journaling in your Nature Neighborhood

  • Saturday, March 06, 2021
  • 9:00am - 5:00pm

Examine ways to share the natural world with your students through nature journaling. Practice various journaling techniques as we explore plants and animals that can be found in most backyards, schoolyards, or local parks. Discover cross-curricular connections through activities that can be used in virtual and in-person classrooms.

To participate in this workshop, you must be a teacher, guidance counselor, media coordinator, or assistant principal in a public school from one of the following counties: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Chowan, Columbus, Cumberland, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, Northhampton, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Warren, Washington, Wayne, Wilson, Vance

Credit: 8 contact hours toward CEUs or Criteria II/III for North Carolina’s Environmental Education Certification Program

Registration information: Educator Trek Online Registration
Once you complete the online registration form, you will receive an email confirming that there is a space available in the workshop(s) you requested and an invoice for the Trek deposit (typically $25/workshop). You will need to return the invoice with payment within two weeks to confirm your space. Any balance of the workshop fee is due at the time of the workshop and can be brought with you. If the workshop is already full at the time we receive your registration, you will be notified and placed on a waiting list.

Health and Safety Precautions:

  • Participants and instructors will meet at Cliffs of the Neuse State Park.
  • All workshop activities will be conducted in the outdoors.
  • Face coverings are required when social distancing is not possible.

All in-person programs will follow current state and federal health guidelines and apply a range of safety measures to mitigate health risks, including smaller class sizes, moving into larger rooms (if indoors), keeping participants a safe distance from each other and increasing sanitation efforts.

Please note that in-person programs are subject to change or cancellation depending on COVID-19 restrictions. A full refund would be provided in event of a cancellation.

Details

  • Fee: $25 deposit; returned along with an additional $25 travel stipend upon completion of workshop
  • Requirements: Only open to public school teachers, guidance counselors, media coordinators, or assistant principals from the following counties: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Chowan, Columbus, Cumberland, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, Northhampton, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Vance, Warren, Washington, Wayne, or Wilson.
  • Program Instructor: Melissa Dowland and Megan Davis
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Details

Date:
March 6
Times:
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Fee:
$25 deposit; returned along with an additional $25 travel stipend upon completion of workshop

Venue

In the Field

Cliffs of the Neuse State Park, Wayne County, NC

Organizer

Melissa Dowland
919.707.9898