Workshop: Green Studies Immersion: Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary
Course ID - CTD0487
Short Title: Green Studies: E
(Course ID, Reference #, or Keyword title be used to find and register for this course in Odyssey)
Description: This eight-hour experiential learning activity will immerse participants in a unique natural system on a 2.25-mile boardwalk through the last remaining stand of ancient bald cypress trees in North America. The nature trail traverses a pine flatwood, a wet prairie, a marsh, a bald cypress swamp with centuries old trees, lettuce lakes, and a pond cypress forest. Participants will be guided through the various habitats by the facilitator/naturalist. They will then have the opportunity to explore a selected habitat on their own, carefully observing a single species of plant or animal. Individuals will record their experiences, observations, and reflections with writings, sketches or other media of their choosing. The group will reassemble and share their experiences over lunch. The trip will culminate in a tour of the new Blair Audubon Center where a number of key environmental education issues will be examined. On the return trip to the Wolfson Campus, participants will share in writing how this immersion experience will benefit them personally and professionally. Requirement: Hours will be awarded upon submission of a paper demonstration application in the classroom through exercises, activities, lesson plans, and/or course objectives. how this immersion experience will likely benefit them personally and professionally.
* Approved CT&D Workshop for Professional Development Credit.
As a result of successful completion of the workshop, participants will be able to:
How to Register
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