Izaak Walton League of America

New York Creek Freaks Workshop  

Cazenovia, New York

August 23 to August 24, 2014

Creek Freaks Training Workshop
Make a Splash!

Freaks - two boys, May 2014Let children discover what adventures lie hidden in and around their local streams by joining the national Creek Freaks program. Whether you are a seasoned pro or just getting your feet wet, join us for a comprehensive training that will give you all the tools you need to successfully implement Creek Freaks in your classroom, afterschool program, nature center, or camp.

We have an upcoming Creek Freaks training workshop in New York!

June 21-22, 2014
9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. both days
Boy Scout Lodge, Riverside Drive
Cazenovia, NY
(Syracuse Region)

At this workshop, you will learn indoor and outdoor activities that teach concepts of stream ecology and function; how to monitor water quality using chemical, physical, and biological techniques; how to run hands-on stream activities from the Holding Onto the GREEN Zone Action Guide; how to track stream data with www.creekfreaks.net, and ways to extend environmental concepts to other subjects. 

The training is best suited to teachers of grades 4-8 and to nonformal environmental educators, afterschool program leaders, camp counselors, nature center staff, and volunteers interested in connecting children to nature.

A $30/person registration fee includes books and materials with a value of over $30.

Participants of this training are eligible to receive mini-grants for the purchase of equipment. Don't miss out on this opportunity! 

For more information and to register, go to https://www.eventbrite.com/e/creek-freaks-training-workshop-cazenovia-ny-tickets-11525407805

This program is a partnership of the Izaak Walton League of America, U.S. Bureau of Land Management, Central New York Community Foundation, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Partners for Fish and Wildlife Program, U.S. Forest Service, Aegon Transamerica Foundation, John Ben Snow Memorial Trust, Izaak Walton League of America Endowment and Izaak Walton League of America's Maryland Division.

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