ALLENTOWN, Pa. — Dive Even Deeper – Bog Environments is a new program conceived as part of Penn State Extension’s award-winning Dive Deeper Water Educators Summit. Dive Even Deeper takes educators further into unique water topics during a one-day, hands-on, interactive workshop.
Bog Environments workshop is Friday, September 20, 2019, 8:00 am – 4:00 pm at Monroe County Conservation District, Kettle Creek Environmental Education Center, 8050 Running Valley Road, Stroudsburg.
The Dive Even Deeper workshops are regional in nature and will provide educators with the opportunity to expand their own knowledge, take home new ideas to share in their classrooms, and create new networking opportunities – all while continuing to promote the importance of teaching youth to become future stewards of our water resources.
Topics to be covered What Makes a Bog, Geology and Hydrology, Bog Ecosystem, Natural and Cultural History of Bogs, Denizens of the Bogs – Carnivorous Plants, and a field trip to Tannersville Cranberry Bog.
Act 48 Hours will be provided to Pennsylvania Certified teachers. Educators must bring their PDE ID# with them to the workshop.
The cost of this workshop is $35. Registration deadline is September 13, 2019.
To register https://extension.psu.edu/dive-even-deeper-bog-environments or call 1-877-345-0691.
Penn State encourages people with disabilities to participate in its programs and activities. If you anticipate needing any type of accommodation or have questions about the physical access provided, call the Lehigh County Extension office at 610-391-9840.
–Kelly Bond, Penn State Extension Lehigh County