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Anchorage

  • April 9
    Bears! Wildlife for the Future
    Alaska Zoo. ADFG educator and bear safety expert Elizabeth Manning teams up with the staff from the Anchorage Zoo to present a professional development workshop on the newly updated Wildlife for the Future Curriculum Guide with a focus on Bears. More information coming soon. 
  • April 29 – 30
    Aquatic Project WILD and Project Learning Tree: Salmon in the Trees
    Friday, April 29 UAA 4:30 pm - 8:00 pm Saturday April 30 Eagle River Nature Center 8:30 am - 4:30 pm. This graduate level professional development course for educators is inspired by Amy Gulick’s Book ‘Salmon in the Trees’ . Join ADFG educator Elizabeth Manning and ecologist Lilly Goodman-Alright as they demonstrate the relationship between salmon and our forests using the Aquatic Project WILD and Project Learning Tree Curriculum Guides.

Fairbanks

  • March 4 – 5, March 4, 5 pm–9 pm and March 5, 9 am–5 pm;
    Nature in Winter: Adaptations and Survival in the North
    ADFG Office. 1300 College Road, Fairbanks. When was the last time you held a hibernating ground squirrel? ADFG educators along with Soil and Water Conservation educators invite you to this workshop that provides some real 'hands-on' continuing education for educators, designed to help connect students to the outdoors and compliment Alaska animals, weather and eco-systems units. Content areas include science, math, reading, language arts, physical ed and more using tracking, field investigations and lessons all about Alaska's nature in winter! There is a materials fee and professional development credit is available. Please pre-register and pay for the class by contacting Brenda.duty@alaska.gov 907-267-2216 or Mike.Taras@alaska.gov 907-459-7230

Mat-Su

  • February 2 – April 12
    Wildlife for the Future
    This course is closed. APU Master of Science and Environmental Education Students (MOSEE) evaluate and test activities and case studies with students from ADFG’s newly updated curriculum guide ‘Wildlife for the Future’. Contact Brenda Duty 907-267-2216 brenda.duty@alaska.gov

Nome

  • April 8 – 9, April 8 4:30 pm – 8 pm, April 9 9 am–5 pm
    Birds of the Seward Peninsula; Who visits and who stays
    Nome Elementary School. Open to all educators. Join ADFG educators Kari Rasmussen and Sierra Doherty for an all grades educator workshop at Nome Elementary on Friday evening April 8th and all day Saturday April 9th. We'll be focusing on birds of the Seward Peninsula while introducing ADFG's newest curriculum, Wildlife for the Future. Professional development credit is available through UAF Northwest Campus. Contact Brenda Duty  907-267-2216 or Brenda.duty@alaska.gov