The 2016 Environmental Education State Symposium, to be held February 19-20 at the Baton Rouge Marriott, kicks off in just two short weeks. Registration for the conference is just $50 and includes Saturday concurrent sessions and meals. Friday short courses are just $10 and also include lunch. Register at http://www.wlf.louisiana.gov/webform/2016-louisiana-environmental-education-state-symposium.
Registrants will have the opportunity to attend the Ocean Exporation short course, among others, offered Friday, February 19. Presented by environmental educator Murt Conover of the Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium (LUMCON), the Ocean Exploration short course will offer attendees many lessons and activities full of information about the field of oceanography and how ocean exploration is conducted. Attendees will also get hands-on experince building a remotely operated vehicle (ROV) and testing it underwater! Participants will keep their ROV frames.
Other activities and topics will include ocean floor mapping, research cruise simulation, bioluminescence, ocean climate change, deep sea ecosystems, and much more.
See more at http://www.wlf.louisiana.gov/louisiana-environmental-education-symposium.
The Louisiana Environmental Education Commission’s (LEEC) mission is to create a comprehensive and balanced environmental education initiative that results in a literate citizenry who will make informed decisions to effectively solve existing problems, prevent new ones and maintain a sustainable environmental for future generations.