SPECIAL eNEWS ANNOUNCEMENT: 2012 EE Symposium – $35 Early Bird Registration Ends Tomorrow!

The Louisiana Environmental Education Commission and the Louisiana Environmental Education Association will host the 15th Annual Louisiana Environmental Education Symposium at the Lafayette Crowne Plaza in Lafayette, Louisiana on March 9-10, 2012.

Last week we shared our outstanding presenter line-up (Concurrent Session Descriptions). Today we’re excited to announce our PRESENTERS’ BIRDS-EYE VIEW SCHEDULE! (Attached)

If you haven’t attended one of our past conferences, now is the time! There is still time to register for the Early Bird Registration fee of $35! Registration postmarked after February 10th increases to $50. Plus, why miss this valuable opportunity to EARN up to 12 CLUs?!

HERE ARE JUST A FEW COMMENTS FROM LAST YEAR’S CONFERENCE PARTICIPANTS…

...Truly enjoyable…Great educational resource…Surprising information!...Fun and I learned a lot…A chance to meet and network with others in E.E.…Very valuable ideas to bring back to the classroom…Most positive & inclusive people I have encountered in education…One on one interaction, with plenty of time in a relaxed atmosphere

Please send YOUR PICTURES showcasing outdoor activities for a surprise conference project. If you have pictures of you, your families, and/or your students on a nature trail, tending the schoolyard garden, beachcombing, climbing a tree, etc. that you would like to share, send a digital copy (limit 3) to Juliet Raffray, Environmental Education Assistant Coordinator, at jraffray@wlf.la.gov. We cannot guarantee that we will use every photo submitted but we will try! Deadline for submitting pictures: February 23rd.

Lodging assistance is offered to those with significant drive times while funding is available so apply now!

Phenomenal speakers, innovative sessions, and a great time to be had by all in Cajun Country!
Join us – register today! Laissez les bon temps rouler!

All Symposium forms and related information can be found on our website: www.wlf.louisiana.gov/environmental-education-symposium
For more information: Venise Ortego, EE Coordinator, 337-948-0255, vortego@wlf.la.gov