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Watershed Educators Institute (WEI)

This is a week-long course is for teachers who teach grades 6-12.

Enrich your curriculum and become a MWEE Ambassador (Meaningful Watershed Educational Experience) with local, relevant, and engaging topics while still addressing state standards and district expectations. Participants will be trained in and will receive a copy of DCNR's Watershed Education (WE) curriculum and Project WET's Healthy Water/Healthy People curriculum (also includes HW/HP Field Monitoring Guide). Participants will also receive the Clean and Conserve Educators Guide (from Project WET). Training on WikiWatershed, Model My Watershed, and Macroinvertebrates.org is also included and provided by Stroud Water Research Center. Enhance your practice with hands-on training. 

Network with watershed professionals from around the state. Work with scientists, historians, and educators who work with local issues to preserve and protect our watersheds. Time is built in the schedule to work on curricula integration.

Learn at the pristine Lacawac Sanctuary which encompasses glacial Lake Lacawac, a National Natural Landmark, and its watershed. A variety of ecosystems and trails provide ideal opportunities for deep and meaningful learning.

Have fun and get outdoors! WEI is like camp for teachers: You’ll be immersed in nature, collect water samples, paddle waterways, reflect and journal on the dock, and much more!

Fee: $275.00 (includes lodging and meals for 5 days)

  • Act 48 (50 hour) - no additional fee
  • CPE (3 credits) - $350.00
  • Graduate credit – pending

To register, go here https://secure.qgiv.com/for/wriret/event/800043/  For more information, contact: Jamie Reeger, Director of Environmental Education, Lacawac Sanctuary at (570) 689-9494 or          Jamie.Reeger@lacawac.org

Lacawac Sanctuary is located in Wayne County.

This institute is funded by the Chesapeake Bay Trust (CBT).

Friday, August 16, 2019 at 8:00am to 4:00pm

Lacawac Sanctuary Field Station 94 Sanctuary Rd.; Lake Ariel PA 18436


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Workshops, Training, Teacher

Outdoor Activities

Boating/Paddling, Canoeing/Flatwater Kayaking, Wildlife Watching/Birding



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Fees: $275 (includes lodging and meals for 5 days) ​Act 48 (50 hours) - $0 CPE (3 credits) - $350 Graduate credit – pending


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Lacawac Sanctuary Field Station

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