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Project WILD Aquatic Workshop

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Date: April 20, 2009
Contact: Donna Healy, 207-288-8824

All educators are invited to do something WILD and attend a one day Project WILD Aquatic workshop at Acadia National Park on Friday, May 1, from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Project WILD Aquatic is a set of hands-on, multidisciplinary wildlife and conservation activities appropriate for K-12, focusing on wetland habitats and their wildlife. Learn about salmon, whales, invertebrates and more through indoor investigations and outdoor explorations. Participants receive a guide with more than 40 activities, a variety of posters, handouts, and prizes. Project WILD is sponsored by the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife. To register for the May 1 workshop, contact Acadia’s education office at 207-288-8823 or 207-288-8824. You may also sign up by e-mail. The registration deadline is Monday, April 27. The workshop fee is $25 for teachers and $15 for college students.

Did You Know?

CCC members take a break from their work to admire the view along the ocean.

The Civilian Conservation Corps performed important work in Acadia National Park, including clearing brush, setting stones, and constructing Seawall Campground. Today park headquarters is located in the former CCC camp.