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Aquatic Wild Workshop
Aquatic Wild Workshop June 2nd

Saturday, June 2nd from 9:00 am-3:30 pm
Led by: Becky Skiba
University of North Carolina at Pembroke
To register, please email: Rita Hagevik (rita.hagevik@uncp.edu)

UNCP is hosting this free Aquatic Wild workshop taught by the NC Wildlife Resources Commission. Oxendine Science Bldg., Ecology Lab, Room 1111 (bldg. 1403 on campus map)

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The Aquatic WILD program is for formal and non-formal educators interested in teaching young people about aquatic wildlife and ecology. Aquatic WILD materials build upon developments in wildlife conservation needs as well as advances in instructional methodology in Pre-K through 12th grade education.

We will be doing macroinvertebrate sampling at the Lumber River Nature Conservancy. We will carpool over there. Please bring water, insect repellant, a hat, sunscreen, wear long pants and closed toed shoes that can get wet or muddy. Feel free to bring a change of attire for the afternoon.

For more information about Aquatic WILD
visit, http://www.projectwild.org/projectwildwebsite/aquatic/ or www.ncwildlife.org/educators.

Please contact Becky Skiba (Rebecca.skiba@ncwildlife.org) for specific workshop questions or Rita Hagevik for logistics questions (rita.hagevik@uncp.edu).

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Participants in this 6-hour workshop receive the Aquatic WILD K-12 Curriculum & Activity Guide. The guide contains field investigations, In Step With STEM activity extensions, connections to wildlife careers, new activities on fish conservation and angling, and an increased focus on outdoor activities. Participants are eligible for Criteria I credit of NC OEE Environmental Education Certification and school teachers receive CEU credit. Homework option available. This workshop and all materials are free. There will be a 30-minute lunch break.