9/3/2016 Naturalist lead walk

3 September 2016 1-3 pm NatSci Walk – a naturalist led hike

NatSci Walks – Only $6.54 a person for  this 2 hour Naturalist/Scientist lead walk -includes park admission

Qualifies as NC Environmental Educator hours as Criteria II: Outdoor Instructor-led Experiences  or Criteria III: Knowledge of Environmental Education Resources and Facilities (Piedmont Region) form B signed ( for participants) upon request. Check out our EE workshops here

Be sure to check out our nature identification classes offered prior to the NatSci Walk – HERE for those seeking your NC EE certificate you can get 2 hours for the class + 2 hours for the NatSci Walk in just  one day.

Upcoming (to register select the link)

Register in the store and please check the calendar for details on upcoming nature experiences, NatSci Walks and classes.

Schiele Museum WILD: Bears Workshop

Our Friends @Schiele Museum of Natural History

WILD: Bears – Workshop
Saturday August 13th, 9am-4pm

This adult workshop, presented by the NCWRC, is designed primarily for educators and will focus on black bears in North Carolina. Learn all about the life history and current research on black bears, as well as activities that can be incorporated into your programs. Supplemental resource materials will be provided. EEC Criteria III and CEU credit are available.

$12 members/$15 nonmembers

Register, call 704-866-6910 or email sarae@cityofgastonia.com<mailto:sarae@cityofgastonia.com>

Registration deadline is August 10th

Free Webinar from The Nature Kids Institute

TNKI webinar

Great information from our friend Kenny Ballentine at NKILogo_300

To Register visit:  https://naturekidsinstitute.com/webinar-registration9053964

 FREE Webinar: Balancing Technology with Nature

Tuesday, May 24th at 9pm EST / 6pm PST

You will learn: 

  1. The three secrets to get kids to put down the iPhone and UNPLUG without a fight!
  2. How technology can help to strengthen our relationship with nature without robbing the outdoors of its magic.
  3. How to get kids outside and engaged in nature programming on their own terms!
I will also share and rank my top 10 favorite apps for exploring the great outdoors! 
This webinar is limited to 200 participants and it will fill quickly. If you haven’t already, hop on over and sign up. There will also be an extended Q&A session at the end of the program so come prepared to participate. I can’t wait to see you there!
Kenny Ballentine