WETSHOP 2017

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WETSHOP 2017

Release Date: April 27, 2017

WETSHOP 2017: July 9 – 14, 2017 @ LDWF Marine Research Lab, Grand Isle, LA. 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. (Application Deadline May 20, 2017.)

WETSHOP 2017:

Dates: July 9 – 14, 2017
Location: LDWF Marine Research Lab, Grand Isle, LA
Application Deadline: May 20, 2017
Number of Participants: 20 teachers
Contact: Angela Capello, (318) 623-4661, acapello@wlf.la.gov
Registration fee: $50.00
Download: › Wetshop 2017 Flyer & Application

WETSHOP is:

  • 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 stewardship project for students, teachers and/or community in your parish after completion of the summer workshop is encouraged.
  • Teacher stipend available for summer workshop and wetland stewardship project during AY.

Workshop Highlights:

Experience:

  • 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)

Receive:

  • Wonders of Wetlands Teacher Guidebook
  • Numerous Classroom Resources
  • Networking with Wetland Scientists
  • Up to 55 Professional Contact Hours
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