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How to Design a Wetlands Educational and Regulatory Workshop
Tuesday, 22 March 2011 23:58

desgin workshopsFor those interested in designing a wetlands regulatory workshop that teaches citizens about the Clean Water Act and how to avoid violations, read this overview of Project POWER. (Project POWER: Protecting our Wetlands with Educators and Regulators) Additional resources are provided as well. Click on 'read more' to view the article.

Students learn importance of wetlands at education center
Monday, 08 April 2013 00:00

By Ronnie Blair –  The Tampa Tribune – April 7, 2013

At Cross Bar Ranch, seventh-grade students participate in a program called Watersheds Ambassadors, in which they learn about uplands and wetlands and their importance to Florida’s ecosystem. Before coming to the center, the students prepare with lessons in math, science, language arts and social studies that are connected to what they will learn when they arrive at the site. For full story, click here.

FWS Announces Annual Endangered Species Day Youth Art Contest!
Monday, 11 February 2013 10:18

Contact: Vanessa Kauffman – U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service New Release – February 11, 2013

Elementary, middle and high school teachers are encouraged to have their students participate in the annual Endangered Species Day Youth Art Contest, an integral part of the eighth annual national Endangered Species Day, celebrated on May 17, 2013. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and numerous conservation organizations will observe Endangered Species Day to recognize conservation efforts underway across the nation aimed at helping America’s imperiled species. This year also commemorates the 40th Anniversary of the Endangered Species Act. For full news release, click here.

Wetland Restoration
Tuesday, 26 March 2013 00:00

March 25, 2013 – Video

A short film about wetland restoration in San Diego, California. To view video, click here.

Wading in the wetlands
Wednesday, 23 May 2012 14:49

The Express – May 14, 2012

They've been observing tadpoles and froglets, learning about plants and amphibians and researching and conducting experiments. And last week their studies came to life as they saw first hand wetland wildlife, water and vegetation. The students were from Sugar Valley Elementary School under supervision of Michelle Hanna. The teachers for this lesson were high school students in Suzanne Hanna's AP biology class. For full story, click here.

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