Calendar of Events
Educator Workshops

Fairbanks

  • October 14 – 19
    Exploring Science and Wildlife through Inquiry
    Oct. 14, 9 - 5 pm; Oct. 17, 5 - 8:30pm; Oct. 19,  5 - 8:30 pm. Do you dream of doing hands-on, student-led science investigations with your students, but find scientific inquiry intimidating? If so, this professional development workshop is for you! Using place-based activities from the Alaska Wildlife Curriculum we’ll get your students outside and engaged in learning about Alaska’s wildlife. We’ll explore caribou populations, identify bird songs, join a citizen science effort, learn how biologists count animals and much more. Class size is limited so sign up now on Eventbrite. Questions? Call Heather McFarland at (907) 459-7378.

    Additional Information

    This professional development workshop is a 500 level course through UAA using the Alaska Wildlife Curriculum. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn about Alaska wildlife and how to teach about it. 

Juneau

  • October 19
    Growing Up WILD – closed workshop
    Juneau School District.

Palmer/Wasilla

  • October 28 – November 11
    Birds Count!
    Oct. 28, Nov. 1, and Nov. 11. Machetanz Elementary School and Matanuska Experimental Farm. Join regional educator Sierra Doherty and special guest speakers as they explore how to connect students to birds and their natural environment. Educators will learn how to lead field trips into the Palmer Hay Flats State Game Refuge with activities and focus, how students can learn bird identification by ear, engage students in citizen science projects and hear from ADFG researchers on their various projects and data on birds. To register visit Eventbrite or call Sierra Doherty at 907-861-2104.

    Additional Information

    This professional development workshop is a 500 level course through UAA using the Alaska Wildlife Curriculum, Project WILD and Flying WILD.