For the first time in Connecticut representatives of the Fish & Wildlife Service’s (USFWS) National Conservation Training Center are offering their four day course on the Schoolyard Habitat Program. It kicks off next week on Aug.19 with a 90-minute webinar, followed by four days of classes on Sept. 8,9,10,11 at Audubon Greenwich, 613 Riversville Road, followed by a webinar on Oct. 28.
Teachers, naturalists, educators are encouraged to take this national USFWS training course: A Schoolyard Habitat/Outdoor Classroom Program which is a coordinated effort between schools, USFWS offices, and other conservation and community organizations to establish ecologically sound restoration projects that are sustainable outdoor learning areas on school sites.
Participants must attend all sessions to complete the course. The tuition is $796, and does not include lodging and meals. To attend, register online at http://training.fws.gov. Questions are directed to Susan De Stephanis at 304-876-7494 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.