OWLS is a workshop
focused on wildlife conservation for K-12 and nonformal educators. †If you
are interested in learning about environmental education through hands-on
activities, have ever thought about adding more experiential learning to your
classroom or are looking for a fun way to earn Professional Learning Units;
OWLS is for you.
spend five days immersed in Georgia wildlife education via activities and day
trips including birding in Piedmont National Wildlife Refuge, canoeing in Bond
Swamp, and exploring bogs at Ohoopee Dunes. Also, spend time learning basic
conservation biology concepts and field techniques that can be used with
students in and out of the classroom. Finally, if you arenít already Project
WILD and Aquatic WILD certified, participants will be trained as Project WILD
Facilitators and given curriculum guides.
The cost of the
program is absolutely free and covers all room and board and program fees.
†The workshop will be July 15 - 19, 2013. All participants will receive
three Professional Learning Units to assist in maintaining their teaching
certificate. For more information, please contact Rusty Garrison at (770)
784-3059.† Or register by completing the registration form (ignore the $100 fee mentioned on the form) and Faxing it to (770)
784-3061 or email it to [log in to unmask].† Space is limited and registration is first
come first served.
Charlie Elliott and Project WILD are on Facebook
Charlie Elliott Wildlife
Center and Georgia Project WILD are not only on the web, but also on Facebook.
On our Facebook page, you can get the latest information on CEWC programs and
facilities as well as educational information about Georgia native wildlife
from our naturalists and information about upcoming workshops.† We also post nature crafts ideas as well as
tips for†hunting and fishing.
†The CEWC and Georgia
Project WILD Facebook page has something for every nature lover.† To learn
more, please visit and "like" us at†www.facebook.com/charlieelliottwildlifecenter.