Introduction to Trail Cameras                                  

Thursday, Jan. 18, 9 a.m.–1 p.m.
This workshop will introduce participants to trail cameras and their many uses for exploring and monitoring wildlife populations. Participants will learn how to program and deploy a variety of popular trail cameras, as well as how to download and interpret trail camera photos. The workshop will also explore citizen science opportunities such as the Candid Critters program, and discuss the use of trail cameras in research conducted by NC Wildlife Resources Commission staff. This workshop will be held at Blue Jay Point County Park and is eligible for 4 hours of Criteria II or III credit towards the NC OEE Environmental Education Certification, and school teachers receive 0.4 CEU credits. FREE, but preregistration is required.

Flying WILD Workshop

Thursday, April 5, 9 a.m.–4 p.m.
Flying WILD professional development workshops are designed with urban/suburban educators in mind. Each training session provides formal and nonformal teachers of K–12 students with a comprehensive overview of Flying WILD:  An Educator's Guide to Celebrating Birds, as well as practical hands-on training in its implementation. Workshop facilitators also share information about migratory birds and their conservation needs and help participants become networked into the bird conservation community in their community.

Each participating educator receives a complimentary copy of Flying WILD:  An Educator's Guide to Celebrating Birds and a certificate indicating 6 hours of professional development training upon completion of the workshop. This workshop is approved for Criteria I credit in the NC EE Certification program. Bring a bag lunch and drink. Adult Workshop – FREE, but preregistration required.