News & Events
Release Date: March 10, 2016
Dates: July 10 – 15, 2016
Location: LDWF Marine Research Lab, Grand Isle, LA
Application Deadline: May 20, 2016
Number of Participants: 20 teachers
Contact: Angela Capello, (318) 623-4661, email@example.com
Registration fee: $50.00
Download: › WETSHOP_2016_flyer
- A week-long, dynamic teacher workshop
that allows teachers to work with educator/scientists to learn about
Louisiana coastal wetlands, issues and history. The focus of the summer
workshop is to create wetland stewards of teachers in order for them to
educate co-workers and students in their home parishes about coastal
land loss. Fifty-five professional contact hours will be accrued upon
the completion of this wetland institute.
- Implementation of a six hour wetland dissemination workshop in your parish after completion of the summer workshop.
- Teacher stipend available for summer workshop and dissemination workshop during AY.
- Fisheries management; research trawling, seining
- Barrier islands and their role in coastal health
- Coastal Botany & Ornithology (visit Brown Pelican rookery)
- Water Quality Testing along fresh to salt water gradient
- Visit transitional Coastal Ecosystems
- Tour one of the largest oil ports in U.S.
- Visit coastal restoration site / Oil Spill impact sites
- Invasive Species (role in coastal land loss)
- Wonders of Wetlands Teacher Guidebook
- Numerous Classroom Resources
- Networking with Wetland Scientists
- Up to 55 Professional Contact Hours