Glacier National Park and Glacier Institute Climate Change Teacher Workshop
What: Glacier National Park Climate Change Teacher Workshop
OPI Renewal Units = 32
Waterton-Glacier Science and History Day
What: Researchers from Waterton-Glacier International Peace park present 20 minute summaries of their research.
Contact Glacier's the Crown of the Continent Research Learning Center, 406-888-5827 for more information. Visit the Science and History Day webpage.
Wilderness Investigations Teacher Workshop
What: This workshop will introduce a new set of information, learning activities, and resources for teachers who want to expose their students to wilderness topics. All of the materials are correlated to national and state content and performance standards. During this 2-day workshop, participants will be exposed to ways to expand classroom boundaries to include local places with wild elements, and to experience an integrated approach to place-based teaching using "wilderness" as the organizing concept.
Who: The Arthur Carhart Wilderness Training Center, Glacier National Park, Glacier Institute, Flathead National Forest, and the Bob Marshall Wilderness Foundation will be coordinating the activities for the workshop.
OPI Renewal Units: 10 (one University of Montana credit also available for an additional fee).
Contact Glacier's Education Specialist for more information.
* Funding for this workshop is provided by the Montana Wilderness Association (Flathead Chapter), the Crown of the Continent Ecosystem Education Consortium (COCEEC), and the Sustainability Fund.
Flathead Community of Resource Educators (CORE) Educational Trunk Workshop
What: This hands-on workshop will give educators an opportunity to explore the many educational trunks available for loan in the Flathead region.
Office of Public Instruction (OPI) Renewal Units: 6
2015 Montana Environmental Education Association Conference
What: This annual event is a chance to learn about resource issues and educational opportunities available throughout Montana.
Did You Know?
Grizzly bears in the park have a wide variety of food sources, including glacier lily bulbs, insects, and berries. They may also make an early season meal of mountain goats that were swept down in avalanches over the winter.