Teacher Institute - Michigan Technological University Urban Forest Stewardship

Date: June 18, 2012 - June 22, 2012
Location: Belle Isle Park‎ Central Ave., Detroit, MI 48214

As part of this 5-day institute, participants will gain new knowledge and skills through lecture, hands-on data collection, classroom activities, and field trips, that can be integrated into their science, social studies, and math curricula. Topics include tree identification, forest measurements, forest health & insect pests, wildlife, water quality monitoring, and carbon sequestration. Explore ways to engage students in forest stewardship and innovative school-community service-learning partnerships. Funded by the U.S. Forest Service for 20 teachers participating in the ‘Developing Middle and High SchoolStudents to Become Urban Forest Stewards’ year-long program in Detroit schools. Co-sponsored by MAEOE and the Belle Isle Nature Zoo. 

Application deadline: May 1, 2012

Joan Chadde, Institute Coordinator
Center for Science & Environmental Outreach
105 Dillman Hall—Michigan Tech University
1400 Townsend Dr., Houghton, MI 49931
Phone: 906-487-3341 FAX: 906-487-1620 EMAIL: jchadde@mtu.edu  


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