Exciting Workshops For Educators!
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!
Environmental Education Curriculum
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
Click here for information about an upcoming LEP
Workshop, Saturday, April 18, sponsored by the Aldo Leopold
Nature Center and the Aldo Leopold Foundation.
Leopold Nature Center
Adult Education and Professional
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
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
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
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
Wisconsin Center for
UW-Stevens Point, Online
Learning & Outdoor Classrooms
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.
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!
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
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.
Climate Change: Fitting the Pieces Together
Weather and Health
and the Built Environment
Watersheds: Connecting Weather
to the Environment
Find out more and register...
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
Domestic Hot Water/Solar Thermal Systems
Assessor Training & Certification
- Installer Training
- Renewable Energy Business
- Alternative Construction
For more information on workshop offerings visit:
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