SEEK is now a program of Minnesota Association for Environmental Education (MAEE). Our mission is to support and advance environmental education throughout the state and we are so honored to continue to serve classroom teachers, naturlists, and non-formals educators in Minnesota as the MPCA has for over 21 years. You can learn more about this transition in our recent news post.
This workshop on November 8 at the Great Lakes Aquarium in Duluth will teach participants the science behind behavior studies, demonstrate an ethogram, guide the development of testable study questions in an aquarium setting and practice observation of live animals. All participants in this workshop will qualify to apply for free admission for up to 30 students to support a field trip experience using animal behavior observations!
This free workshop--Saturday, January 13, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Great Lakes Aquarium--is the perfect winter professional deveopment opporutnity. (Think: A weekend trip to Duluth for learning and outdoor play!) Developing nature journaling skills is a great way to meet the challenge of connecting to the natural and built world around us. Guest presenter Joe Walewski (Director of Naturalist Training, Wolf Ridge Environmental Learning Center) is the author of Lichens of the North Woods (2007) and Ferns of the North Woods (2016).
Kick off the holiday season with Do It Green! Minnesota's Green For All theme at the 12th Annual Green Gifts Fair on Saturday, November 18 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Midtown Global Market in Minneapolis. Shop among 80+ local, eco-friendly artists adn businesses while you enjoy music, demos, and community-building activities. See the full vendor list and activites at digmn.org.