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Watershed Education Teacher Workshop

Presque Isle Naturalists are bringing back a favorite!  Watershed Education for teachers is exciting, informative and important.  There are many current issues in the news about how water affects everyone's daily lives.  This program connects the students with their community to study both the historical and current impacts of the watershed.

This workshop is for educators teaching grades 6-12.  Educators will receive the Bureau of State Parks award-winning Watershed Education Curriculum and additional resource materials, plus the opportunity to share data and experiences through the WE database, and networking opportunities.  Chemical testing for water quality, stream mapping and delineation, macroinvertebrate I.D, how to measure physical parameters of a stream and much more will be covered.

Meet in Room 112 of the Tom Ridge Environmental Center April 8 and 9, 2017, from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm, with both days required.  Fifteen (15) Act 48 credits will be earned for this course.  (Bring your PPID#.)

Snacks and lunch will be provided both days.  The second day requires work in and around a stream, so dress accordingly.  A detailed agenda will be sent to all registrants.  $80.00 per person required by calling 814-833-7424 or visiting the Park Office Monday through Friday 8:00 am to 4:00 pm, after registering online.

If participants are unable to attend the program, the payment for program is non-refundable. Programming is subject to modification or cancellation at the discretion of park staff. If you need an accommodation to participate in Park activities due to a disability, please contact Presque Isle State Park at (814) 833-7424 to make arrangements for your visit. With at least three days’ notice, interpreters for people who are deaf or hard of hearing are available for educational programs. Please call the Erie ASL Interpreters’ Office at (814) 806-2511 for more information about this service.

Presque Isle State Park is open daily from sunrise to sunset for hiking and other environmentally-related activities.

Sunday, April 9, 2017 at 8:00am to 4:00pm

Presque Isle State Park
301 Peninsula Drive, Suite 1, Erie, PA 16505-2042


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$80 non-refundable fee per person, payable in advance by calling 814-833-7424 or visiting the Park Office Monday through Friday 8:00 am to 4:00 pm.

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