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.
Adult Bird Hike (part of Songbird Celebration!)
Saturday, April 28, 8:30–10 a.m.
Join NC State Park I & E Specialist Brian Bockhahn on a hike to locate spring migrants through bird song and observation. Enjoy a cup of shade-grown coffee when you get back! Criteria II credit available for the NC Environmental Education Certification Program. FREE, but preregistation is requested.

Advanced Wild – Herps
Saturday, May 5, 10 a.m.–4 p.m.
This Advanced WILD – Herps workshop will include classroom and field work to learn identification techniques, natural history, habitat requirements and human interactions with reptiles and amphibians. This workshop is approved for five hours of Criteria II of the N.C. Environmental Education Certification credit, and school teachers may receive CEU credit. Bring a bag lunch and drink. Adult Workshop; FREE, but preregistration is required.