Growing Up WILD Workshop Offered at State Nature Preserve
Columbus, OH – Teachers, scout leaders, naturalists, and other formal and non-formal educators interested in conservation and environmental education should consider attending a Growing Up WILD workshop, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Division of Wildlife.
Growing Up WILD is an early childhood education program that builds on children’s sense of wonder about nature and invites them to explore wildlife and the world around them. Through a wide range of activities and experiences, Growing Up WILD provides an early foundation for developing positive impressions about the natural world and lifelong social and academic skills.
A workshop is being offered in Urbana Ohio on Saturday, March 9th, 2013 at Cedar Bog State Nature Preserve, located at 980 Woodburn Road, Urbana, Ohio 43078 and will take place from 9am- 1pm. There is a class fee of $5.00 to help cover incidental materials. This class is eligible for CEU dependent upon approval by your local board. The class size is limited to 25 participants and registrations close at 4:00pm on March 1, 2013
Growing Up WILD guides and other related information will be distributed at no cost. For questions or to register for the workshop contact Cedar Bog State Nature Preserve at (937) 484-3744 or (800) 860-0147. For more information about Growing up WILD visit www.projectwild.org/growingupwild.htm. For the workshop application, visit www.cedarbognp.org.
ODNR ensures a balance between wise use and protection of our natural resources for the benefit of al. Visit the ODNR website at www.ohiodnr.com.
For Further Information, Contact:
Jean Gayley, Cedar Bog Volunteer Naturalist