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GIVE A WHOOP! Teacher Workshop

Release Date: 07/03/2012

SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT

GIVE A WHOOP! Teacher Workshop
Join us for a day of fun and learning at LDWF’s beautiful White Lake facility south of Gueydan! Learn about the WHOOPING CRANE reintroduction program and the crane’s amazing journey back from the brink of extinction! Geared toward teachers of middle and high school students and informal educators, these workshops will explain the complexities and challenges of the reintroduction program, demonstrate the new classroom lesson activities, and engage participants in field work related to habitat identification using GPS units.
Receive:

  • 8 engaging, GLE aligned lessons
  • $75 stipend
  • GPS unit for your classroom
  • breakfast and lunch
  • boat tour to the crane pens
  • Up to 7.5 CLUs

Facilitators:

  • Sue Ellen Lyons, APES & Integrated Science H Instructor, Holy Cross School
  • Amy LeGaux, Audubon Nature Institute
  • Chris Wells, Geographer, National Wetlands Research Center, USGS

LDWF Staff:

  • Sara Zimorski, LDWF Whooping Crane Biologist
  • Carrie Salyers, LDWF Endangered Species Education & Outreach

Details:

  • Thursday, August 2, 2012 from 8 AM until 4 PM
  • We will meet south of Gueydan at the White Lake boat launch
  • Fill out the attached registration form and mail it, along with your $25 check to be reimbursed, to:

                    Venise Ortego
                    LDWF
                    P.O. Box 98000
                    Baton Rouge, LA 70898-9000

Questions? Contact:

Thank you, Chevron, for sponsoring this workshop!

 

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Environmental Education Commission Meeting Scheduled for May 10

Release Date: 05/04/2011

May 4, 2011 - The Louisiana Environmental Education Committee will meet in Baton Rouge on Tuesday, May 10 at 1 p.m. in the Louisiana Room at the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries headquarters located at 2000 Quail Drive.

The meeting agenda includes the following:

  1. Call to Order
  2. Roll Call/Sign-in
  3. Introduction
  4. Minutes from last meeting
  5. Financial Report
  6. Coordinator’s Report
  7. Old Business
    1. 2011 Symposium Report
    2. State Environmental Literacy Plan
    3. EE Grants & Sustainability Grant Awards
    4. Environmental Awareness Art & Language Arts Contest winner announcementsminutes
  8. New Business
    1. 2012 Symposium: discussion & committee formation
  9. Announcements
    1. House Bill 292 update
  10. Next Meeting Dates: August 9, 2011, November 8, 2011 (possible reschedule), February 14, 2012 (up for discussion)
  11. Adjournment  

For more information contact Venise Ortego at vortego@wlf.la.gov or (337) 948-0255.

Environmental Education Commission Announces February Meeting Agenda

Release Date: 02/09/2011

February 11, 2011 – 1:00 p.m.
Bonaparte Room
Baton Rouge Marriott
550 Hilton Avenue

  1. Call to order
  2. Roll Call/Sign-in
  3. Introduction
  4. Minutes from last meeting
  5. Financial Report
  6. Coordinator’s Report
  7. Old Business
    1. Symposium Committee Reports, no more than 5 minutes each
      1. Audio Visual
      2. Door Prize/Hospitality
      3. Evaluation
      4. Exhibitor
      5. Finance
      6. Keynote
      7. Lodging Assistance
      8. Programs
      9. Public Relations
      10. Registration
    2. Symposium Volunteer Assignments
    3. Environmental Literacy Plan
  8. New Business
    1. Discuss date for 2012 Symposium
    2. New School Sustainability Grant, Grant reviews
    3. Art & Language Arts Contest judges
  9. Announcements      
  10. Next Meeting Dates: May 10, 2011, August 9, 2011, November 8, 2011
  11. Adjournment

For more information, contact Venise Ortego at 337-948-0255 or vortego@wlf.la.gov.

Louisiana Environmental Education Commission November Agenda

Release Date: 11/08/2010

Meeting Agenda
November 10, 2010
Louisiana Department of Wildlife & Fisheries
Baton RougeOffice, Louisiana Room
1 PM

  1. Call to order
  2. Roll Call/Sign-in
  3. Introduction
  4. Minutes from last meeting
  5. Financial Report
  6. Coordinator’s Report
  7. Old Business
    1. 2011 Symposium Committee reports
      1. Audio Visual
      2. Door Prize/Hospitality
      3. Evaluation
      4. Exhibitor
      5. Finance
      6. Keynote
      7. Lodging Assistance
      8. Programs
      9. Public Relations
      10. Registration
    2. Environmental Literacy Plan
  8. New Business
    1. 2011 Environmental Awareness Art & Language Arts Contest
    2. 2011 Grants Program
    3. LEEC vote of officers
  9. Announcements
    1. 2011 Calendars are ready for pick up
  10. Next Meeting Dates: February 12, 2011 (at Symposium), May 10, 2011, August 9, 2011
  11. Adjournment   

For more information, please contact Venise Ortego at 337-948-0255 or vortego@wlf.la.gov.

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