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Exciting Workshops For Educators!

Teacher Workshop
Get Out and Join the Fun!

Build your skill set, learn a new subject, and have fun – all at the same time! Check out these workshops for educators and others!

Leopold Education Project
Environmental Education Curriculum Workshop
The Leopold Education Project (LEP) is an innovative interdisciplinary environmental education curriculum based on essayes in Aldo Leopold's A Sand County Almanac. LEP uses Leopold's writings as a springboard for engaging students in hands-on critical thinking activities involving science, literature, math, and social studies. These workshops are geared towards teachers, scout leaders, naturalists, rangers, non-formal educators, and private citizens who are interested in learning more about fostering a relationship between youth and the natural world.

Click here for information about an upcoming LEP Workshop, Saturday, April 18, sponsored by the Aldo Leopold Nature Center and the Aldo Leopold Foundation.

Aldo Leopold Nature Center
Adult Education and Professional Development
ALNC offers a wide variety of adult education, teacher workshops, and professional development. Past workshops have ranged from Invasive Species, Chainsaw Safety, Burn School, and mixed media art. Leopold Education Project, Project Learning Tree, Project WILD, Project WET, KEEP (K-12 Energy Education Program) are just a few examples of teacher workshops. Learn more here.

Upcoming workshops at ALNC include Flying Wild Workshop April 24, Build Your Own Wooden Canoe Paddle (4 dates in May and June), Monona Rain Barrel Workshops April 7 & 11.

UW Madison Arboretum
Winter Enrichment Lecture Series
Attend any or all of the ten lectures in this fantastic winter series. Lecture topics include landscape design, population dynamics of grey wolves, earthworms, connecting people to birds through mobile technology, planet genetics and evolution, and archaeology. Lectures will be given by UW-Madison & Edgewood professors & grad students as well as a Columbia University professor and Wisconsin DNR faculty member. Learn more about the lectures.

Upham Woods
Adult Education
Upham Woods is a year-round, residential outdoor learning center serving organized groups including schools, 4-H camps, scout groups, youth and adult conferences and retreats, and adult education workshops. Find out about adult education here.

Field Station Natural History Workshops
Summer & Fall
Our workshops offer a unique opportunity to explore focused topics in natural history under the guidance of noted authorities. Hands-on field and laboratory investigations teach ecology, evolution, use of taxonomic keys, and techniques. The workshops present college-level instruction and are designed to accommodate participants with a broad range of experience. The only prerequisite for any of the workshops is a keen interest in the topic. Enrollment in each session is limited to 20, providing an informal atmosphere and individualized instruction. Learn more and see course titles, dates, and registration information here.

Wisconsin Center for Environmental Education
UW-Stevens Point, Online Learning & Outdoor Classrooms
LEAF, Wisconsin's K-12 Forestry Education Program, offers many classes for professional development. This spring's courses include winter ecology and tree identification, forestry principles, and human influence on Wisconsin's forests.
Click here for a complete list of courses and information on registration.

Environmental Education in Wisconsin
Online Webinars
Check this link often to see all the webinars that EE in Wisconsin offers! There are webinars on education, EPA showcases, Farm to School programs, gardening, wildlife conservation, and more! They're always updating the site, so click here and find a webinar that appeals to you!

KEEP Courses
WI K-12 Energy Education Program - various locations
Each The Wisconsin K-12 Energy Education Program (KEEP) was created to promote energy education in Wisconsin schools. Find out more here.

Green & Healthy Schools Workshop

Earth Gauge and the COMET Program are providing a series of free online courses and training materials that address the connections between weather and environment. These courses count for continuing education credit through the American Meteorological Society's certified broadcast meteorologist program. These one- and two-hour classes are free, but registration is required.

Courses include:
Climate Change: Fitting the Pieces Together
Weather and Health
Weather and the Built Environment
Watersheds: Connecting Weather to the Environment
Find out more and register...

MREA Courses
Ongoing - Midwest Renewable Energy Association
MREA is a national leader in providing high quality education and training programs for consumers, businesses, and renewable energy system installers. MREA offers workshops that cover a variety of topics in renewable energy including:

  • Photovoltaic or PV (solar electric)
  • Residential Wind Systems
  • Solar Domestic Hot Water/Solar Thermal Systems
  • Site Assessor Training & Certification
  • Installer Training
  • Renewable Energy Business
  • Alternative Construction

For more information on workshop offerings visit:


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