MarchMarch 17. Spring Angler Education Instructor Certification. West Allis. Open to adults, especially those interested in hosting or volunteering for the annual Spring Fishing Clinics held in county parks. However, people who work with other programs and groups are also welcome to attend. Registration deadline March 10.
April 8. Project WET & Project Learning Tree for Green and Healthy Schools. Retzer Nature Center, Waukesha. 9-3:30. Project WET is a national interdisciplinary K-12 water education program and the focus of this workshop will be water conservation in schools. Project WET includes over 90 hands on, water focused activities that were developed in the classroom by teachers. Best of all, project WET is fun for students and educators! Project Learning Tree uses the forest as a "window" on the world to increase students' understanding of our environment; stimulate students' critical and creative thinking; develop students' ability to make informed decisions on environmental issues; and instill in students the commitment to take responsible action on behalf of the environment. Thank you to the Natural Resources Foundation and the DNR Bureau of Drinking Water and Groundwater for funding this workshop. Deadline to register is March 28th. To register, please go to: http://bit.ly/1bmPege. The workshop will be offered at the reduced price of $10 for Green & Healthy School faculty & staff. Not a member of a Green & Healthy School? Participants are required to register their school as a Green & Healthy School to attend at the reduced fee. A charge of $50 will be assessed to any participant not with a registered Green & Healthy School. * Attendees must be from a registered Green & Healthy School. Lunch will be provided as part of the workshop and schools will be provided an expense stipend after the workshop of $100 per attendee (up to 4 individuals from each school) to be used to cover expenses of attending the workshop (substitute fees, mileage, etc.) or expenses related to Green & Healthy Schools efforts thanks to a grant from the US Environmental Protection Agency. For more information, contact Katie Boseo at or 715-346-4254.
April 12. Project Wild and Project Wild Aquatic Workshop. Norda Education Programs, 503 Miner Ave E Ladysmith Wisconsin. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Join other teachers to learn about and try out activities from the Project Wild environmental education curriculum. All participants receive Project Wild and Project Wild Aquatic curriculum materials along with a host of Wisconsin-specific educational resources. This workshop can help you meet the environmental education requirement for teacher licensed with stipulation. Cost: $35. Contact the instructor Mark Stensvold. Project WILD is sponsored by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources.
April 12. Project Learning Tree Facilitator Training. Boston School Forest Plover, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Join us for an activity-filled day and learn how to teach others about using Project Learning Tree’s award-winning curriculum. Facilitators are needed around the state to host PLT workshops for teachers and nonformal educators. Previous exposure to the PLT curriculum at either the PreK-8 or Early Childhood level is required. Graduate credit may be available. The application is online. Contact PLT at 715-346-4854 E-mail: email@example.com.
July 16-18. Stream Ecology Field School. Trees for Tomorrow, Eagle River. Learn more about Wisconsin's streams and the life within them at this summer's three-day hands-on training opportunity for adults.* Experts will teach you about native and exotic aquatic plants, mussels, fish, and marcoinvertebrates through in-class education, hands-on field learning, and laboratory opportunities. Cost: $125, includes instruction, lodging and meals. A $75 commuter option covers instruction and meals. Credit is available for an additional fee of $110. Contact: Kris Stepenuck at or 608-575-2413. Register at: Trees for Tomorrow (This course is listed as the "Stream Biology Workshop" on the website.) *This event is intended for adult attendance, though teens are welcome if they are attending with an adult.