We will let the forest be our classroom for this exciting professional development program that will put wildlife at the forefront of discussion for three-day of experiential learning. Using biodiversity as our index we will meet with experts to gain insights into how human uses and management of the forest influence wildlife species and their habitats. We will learn about leading research, innovation, indigenous wisdom, best practices in land use, habitat reclamation/restoration, and conservation alongside personal action.
We will explore how science, industry, government, academia, the ENGO community, and Alberta’s First Peoples work collaboratively to help support the future of Alberta species. Featuring real-world, on-the-ground innovations and solutions aimed at helping protecting forest biodiversity and critical habitat while sustaining a viable forestry sector in Alberta
You will leave the program with a deeper understanding and balanced perspective of current and emerging agricultural topics, you will develop a network of like-minded educators and receive a toolbox full of learning resources to bring the topic to life in your classroom.
Application Deadline: April 30, 2020
*you will be notified of your application status by May 6, 2020
Teachers from across Alberta are welcome to apply
If you are a successful applicant, Inside Education will provide you with a full scholarship to attend the program. Your food, program travel, accommodations, and all facility tours and workshops are included in the scholarship.
NOTE: Teachers are eligible for a $150/day supply teacher subsidy OR a maximum $500 travel subsidy for flights or mileage to the program start location.