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Wood 101 is a workshop for hobbyists and craftspeople interested in learning about and working with wood for fun or profit. Those interested in carpentry, firewood, wood crafts, and products like decking and furniture will want to participate.
The low registration fee of $45 includes all educational materials, refreshments & lunch, and a complimentary all-day parking pass on campus. The workshop is being held in Hodges Wood Lab on the NCSU campus.
Class size is limited to 30 participants (waiting list will be initiated if necessary)
For more information and to register online, visit go.ncsu.edu/wood101
October 24, 2018
8:30am - 3:30pm
To Register: http://go.ncsu.edu/ncplt_guilford (you will need to create an account)
Workshop Fee: $20
Registration Deadline: October 19, 2018
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Join other K-8 classroom and nonformal educators as we explore activities in the Project Learning Tree K-8 Curriculum Guide. Every participant will leave the workshop with the PLT K-8 Activity Guide which includes 96 activities correlated to the NC Standard Course of Study and Essential Standards. The PLT activity guides are provided free of charge to participants through support from the NC Forestry Association. CEU renewal credits are available. This workshop qualifies for Criteria I in the EE Certification Program.
Differentiated instruction? Technology connections? Literature links? STEM? The PLT activity guide covers it all!!! The PreK-8 guide is correlated to the Common Core (math and ELA) as well as to the NC Essential Standards (science and social studies). Participants will learn about the materials through direct engagement in the PLT activities throughout the workshop. Please bring a bag lunch and prepare to be outside!
Please make a personal commitment to attend to ensure there are enough materials and space for everyone. Parking directions will be sent prior to the workshop. Cancellations made by October 17th will receive a $10 refund. Cancellations after this date will not receive a refund.
This webinar features a new and novel approach to organizing landowner and public educational tours and presentations. This effective and engaging teaching method uses peer to peer interaction and mediated learning by natural resources professionals. It can be easily adapted to a variety of audiences and different settings.
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Oct 24, 2018 2:00 pm US/Eastern
Length: 01:00 (hh:mm)
Pre-registration not required.
Sanford “Sandy” Smith is a Teaching Professor and Extension Specialist of Forest Resources for Penn State Extension. His professional and academic expertise is in forestry and natural resources education programs for youth and adults, adult volunteerism in conservation and environmental education, and forest stewardship on private forestlands. He provides statewide leadership for 4-H & youth programming in natural and environmental resources, and applied research related to natural resources education. Smith has worked at the county, state, and international level (Poland and Nepal) over his 38-year career. He received his B.S. from the University of Maine, and M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from Penn State.
David “Dave” Jackson is a Forest Resources Educator for Penn State Extension in Central Pennsylvania. He has been with Penn State in his current position since January 2002. He earned his Bachelor of Science degree from The College of Environmental Science and Forestry at Syracuse, NY, in 1988 and completed a Master’s of Forest Resources at The Pennsylvania State University in 2007. Dave worked in various positions with the U.S. Forest Service, Forest Industry, State Forestry, and Private Forestry Consulting before coming to Penn State.
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The theme of this year's meeting is "Diamonds From the Rough: Shaping Your Tree Farm to Meet Your Objectives." The N.C. Tree Farm Program will hold its 2018 Annual Meeting in Caswell County at Laura and Maurice Hull's Tree Farm, Waukegan Farms. This year's event includes live demonstrations of prescribed fire, a portable saw mill and pond stocking. Join the fun as we learn about wildlife habitat enhancement and pond management and as we recognize our volunteers and the 2018 Tree Farmer of the Year. Registration will open in mid-September.