2013 Watershed Workshop

Educators from all walks of life are invited to attend our Delaware Estuary Watershed Teacher Workshop during summer break. This workshop is divided into two parts. These include Estuary Explorers on July 10-12 and Urban Waters on July 16-18. Teachers are not required to attend both sessions.

Benefits of Participating

  • Gain professional instruction in environmental education
  • Receive FREE educational and classroom materials
  • Explore exciting field-trip locations in Delaware, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania
  • Earn approximately 15 clock hours (a.k.a., continuing professional education hours or professional development hours) per session upon completion

What You Will Learn:

Estuary Explorers

  • Discover how to create a native garden and outdoor classroom
  • Explore a wetland restoration site
  • Tour an oil-spill response boat
  • Capture fish in Delaware Bay
  • Dissect an oyster
  • Enjoy a free overnight stay in Lewes, Delaware

Urban Waters

  • Conduct chemical and biological studies
  • Capture and analyze aquatic animals
  • Tour a water treatment plant
  • Visit a riverside interpretive center
  • Be among the first to see the NEW Green Schools, Clean Water curriculum
  • View presentations by environmental experts

Click here to view photographs of past workshops.

All this is available for just $50! But hurry, space is limited. Book your spot today by mailing your $50, non-refundable registration fee, along with your completed registration form. This can be found inside our informative brochure* (PDF file).

For more information, please contact Lisa Wool.

This program is coordinated by the Delaware National Estuarine Research Reserve, Fairmount Water Works Interpretive Center, Partnership for the Delaware Estuary, and Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education. Sponsors include: Clear into the Future, the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control, Philadelphia Water Department, and PSEG.

*Agenda subject to change