Calling all teachers! Learn how to bring outdoor education into your classroom at this 4-day seminar geared for teachers of all grade levels and subject matter. Four days of education including certifications in Project Wild, National Archery in Schools Program and the wonders and history of Suisun Marsh. Program hosted at CWA’s Grizzly Ranch Education Center and is brought to you as result of a partnership with Safari Club International Foundation. All food and overnight lodging included for only $50. To register click on this link: http://www.calwaterfowl.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=events.details&content_id=689
Funding may be available for program costs and transportation if your school is unable to cover these costs. Please fill out a scholarship application if interested in this opportunity. Scholarship selection is based on need, school funding status, and demographics. Click here for this Scholarship Application.
Donate and receive a Junior Duck Stamp Calendar today to and support CWA's educational programs in California schools! Calendars consist of K-12 grade student winning art from the Federal Junior Duck Stamp Program and Art Contest. Funds go directly to education for student materials and supplies and assist in field trip scholarships for schools.
$10 (tax and shipping included)
To donate and receive your calendar, please call us at 916-648-1406 X 101 or X 102.
The Federal Junior Duck Stamp Program has a curriculum for teachers to use in the classroom. It is focused on wetland and waterfowl conservation and hits state, national and EEI standards. It is designed for grades 5-8 with adaptations for K-4 and 9-12. It is free and accessible here for teachers: http://www.fws.gov/birds/education/junior-duck-stamp-conservation-program/conservation-education-curriculum.php
Coloring Sheets for Junior Duck Stamp Art Contest Practice and Drawing Samples (developed by high school art students through our Wildlife Art Camp)
Aquatic Invertebrate Identification- Dichotomous Key Practice
Water Quality Lab
See Nature Journaling, Wetland Objects, and Wetland Crossword under Marsh Madness activities
See Tricky Tracks under Scatastic activities
More to come!
Pre- & Post-Materials for all CWA Programs!
California's Central Valley Habitat Joint Venture has compiled three levels of curriculum related to waterfowl and wetlands for their Habitat Fun Packs. The packs are complete, and only need to be downloaded and printed below. They are sectioned in K-3, 4-6, and Junior High-High School and cover science, math, language arts, art, and music. Click the packs below to access the fun packs for each grade group.
CREEC- California Regional Environmental Education Community
NEA- National Educators Association
Online Education- Maximizing the Learning Experience
SNWR- Sacramento National Wildlife Refuge Complex
Sustainability: Hidden Costs Series- Videos about minimizing consumption and living environmentally friendly
SWEP- School Water Education Program