Mary Goodyear: (603) 271-6649
Jane Vachon: (603) 271-3211
September 11, 2013
Educators: Schedule a Fall Classroom Wildlife Program
Deadline: September 27, 2013
CONCORD, N.H. -- Educators who want to introduce their students in grades 3-6 to New Hampshire’s wildlife and wetland resources -- or reinforce related lessons -- have until September 27 to request fall 2013 Wonders of Wildlife (WOW) presentations by New Hampshire Fish and Game Department volunteer docents.
Wonders of Wildlife is a series of active educational programs presented in the classroom. Fish and Game WOW docents travel to elementary schools to teach one of four interactive programs: Habits and Habitats; Endangered Species; Pond Ecology; and Wetlands. There is no charge for the programs.
Teachers may download a print-and-mail request form on the Fish and Game website. Go to wildnh.com/Education/Wonders_of_Wildlife.html and click on “program request form.”
“Our enthusiastic WOW docents can provide an interactive resource to support wildlife and environmental education in the classroom,” said program coordinator Mary Goodyear, a Fish and Game wildlife educator. “These free programs give students – our future environmental stewards – the opportunity to learn more about the outdoors, wildlife and the natural environment."
Last school year, 20 volunteer WOW docents presented more than 100 programs to students statewide.
The New Hampshire Fish and Game Department is the guardian of the state’s fish, wildlife and marine resources and their habitats. Visit wildnh.com.
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