Conservation through Education
NOTE: THE 2018 CONSERVATION FIELD SCHOOL HAS BEEN CANCELED. PLEASE STAY TUNED FOR 2019 DETAILS AND EMAIL ME (firstname.lastname@example.org) TO BE ADDED TO NEXT YEAR'S LIST OF EDUCATORS THAT WE ARE REACHING OUT TO.
New in 2019! Jack Creek Preserve Foundation will be implementing a conservation education program for educators. Providing teachers with professional development in wildlife conservation, habitat preservation, and with outdoor skills they can take back to the classroom.
- Dates: July 2019, specific dates TBD
- Earn up to 40 OPI Renewal Units
- Cost: $700 for Program, Lodging, & Meals (scholarships up to $600 are available on a first come basis)
- Other Activities include whitewater rafting, Backpacking, Camping, Archery, and more.
- Topics of Study:
- History and Significance of JCP and the Lee Metcalf Wilderness
- Wildlife Conservation and Species of Concern in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem
- North American Model of Wildlife Management
- Water Resources & Stream Studies
- Working Land vs Preserving Habitat - Finding Balance
- Invasive weeds
- Skill Development:
- Basic Archery Instruction and Certifcation in Schoolastic 3D Archery (S3DA)
- Camping & Survival Skills
- Other Activities:
- Hiking Excursion
- Whitewater Rafting Trip
- Faculty will be composed of college professors, certified instructors, and special guests from Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks, and US Forest Service.