EE Events

Professional Development in Environmental Education Series

Enhance your integration of environmental education. Connect your curriculum to standard-based activities using the outdoors. Advance your utility of place-based resources to engage learners. This summer series of one-day workshops offered by the Wisconsin Center for Environmental Education allows participants to select from a suite of offerings. Workshops run from 9:00 am – 4:30 pm (certificates provided for 7 hours of professional development). Participants can attend one or more workshops—take as many as you’d like! The cost is $100 per workshop.

June 3: Project WET/WILD
June 14: Three-Dimensional Learning with PLT
June 22: Broaden Your Reach Through Birds
June 27: Teaching for a Sustainable Future
July 12: Integrating Energy into Your K-4 Classroom
July 19: Native Perennials for Your School Garden
July 25: Invasive Species in Your Forest
July 26: What’s That Tree?
August 14: Renewable Energy Education in the Classroom

University credit (1-3 credits) is available through UW-Stevens Point for those attending two or more workshops. Discounted workshop rate for people who opt for credit.

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For more information about these workshops, please visit the WCEE website  and click on Professional Development Calendar. Or contact us at (715) 346-4818 or

Community GroundWorks is excited to offer opportunities for families, individuals, and groups to get involved at our two youth garden sites from April through November. Whether you’re looking for a hands-in-the-dirt volunteer opportunity, a chance to build your skills as a gardener (or garden educator), or a kid-friendly garden adventure, we think you’ll find kindred spirits, and plenty of reasons to come back for more! Programs include:

Family Field Trips
Workshops for Educators and Families
Volunteer Days

For more info click here.

Marinette County Land & Water Conservation Division

2017 Sand Lake Conservation Camp – Registration Fee Extended

Due to unusually low registration numbers for Sand Lake Conservation Camp this year, the $100 registration fee will be extended until Friday, May 26. ($100 if postmarked on or before May 26 th and $150 if postmarked after May 26 th ). Middle school youth (entering 6-8 th grade in fall) are invited to attend Sand Lake Conservation Camp at Camp Bird near Crivitz (Marinette County) from June 21-23, 2017. The fee is $100 ($150 after May 26 th ) and includes room, board, t-shirt, and all activities/programs. Visit (search for “Sand Lake” or “Conservation Camp”) for more information. Registrations not accepted after June 1 st and are first-come, first-served. Registration forms are available online for printing. This camp provides fun outdoor experiences, helps foster an appreciation for nature, and introduces a variety of opportunities in natural resources and conservation careers. Natural resource professionals present programs on wildlife, habitat, water quality, fisheries, forestry, outdoor skills, and more. Engaging speakers and interesting topics give campers an opportunity to participate in hands-on activities, learn outdoor skills, make friends, participate in typical ‘summer camp’ experiences, and enjoy Wisconsin’s beautiful Northwoods. For more information or to have forms sent to you, please call Anne Bartels at 715-732- 7784 or email

Wisconsin K-12 Energy Education Program (KEEP)
Professional Development Opportunities:

NRES 410/610 Exploring Renewable Energy and Sustainable Living at the Energy Fair
• Location: Custer, Wis.
• Dates: June 16 – 18, 2017
• Cost: $319.98 for undergraduate credit/$494.75 for graduate credit plus your entrance fee to the Energy Fair

NRES 632 Doable Renewables: Renewable Energy Education in the Classroom
• Location: North Central Wis. (exact location TBD)
• Date: June 26-27
• Cost: $150*

NRES 635 Renewable Energy Education
• Location: Online
• Dates: September 27-October 29, 2017
• Cost: $150*

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