Did you know that the City of Watsonville's Public Works & Utilities Department has an incredible group of Environmental Education staff? It does.
The Department's Environmental Education Program's goal is to build conservation awareness and habits for future generation through interactive field trips and classroom education. The program is designed to meet California education content standards and provide hands-on experiences that motivate students to learn about the conservation of natural resources. Join the 40,000 students, teachers and parents who have toured our Public Works and Utilities since the year 2000.
The City, along with its partners has been offering Environmental Education training to local teachers. This particular workshop is focused on Water Education.
The training will take place on:
Saturday, February 23
9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Fitz Wetlands Education Resource Center
500 Harkins Slough Rd., Watsonville
Cost for this workshop is $10 and includes lunch and water education resources featuring:
- Project WET (Water Education for Teachers) Curriculum & Activity Guide
- California Environmental Education Initiative Curriculum (EEI)
- Our Water Works in Santa Cruz County, An Activity Book About Our Fresh Water Resources
- Watershed Cruzin': An Activity Guide to Santa Cruz County Watersheds
- Other free water education resources
This training is sponsored by Soquel Creek Water District, City of Watsonville, CREEC Network (California Regional Environmental Education Community, Conservation District of Santa Cruz County, Bureau of Reclamation and the Water Conservation Coalition of Santa Cruz County.
Amity Sandage - CREEC Coordinator Region 5
Vai Campbell - Soquel Creek Water District
Tami Stolzenthaler - City of Watsonville
You can register online by February 14th.