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Salmon in Your Backyard (2-day Workshop + Field Trip)

  • Snohomish County PUD Headquarters 2320 California St Everett, WA, 98201 United States (map)

Wednesday, September 23, 2015 | 4:30 pm to 8:00 pm, continued on
Thursday,  September 24, 2015    | 4:30 pm to 8:00 pm,

with an optional field trip on
Saturday, September 26, 2015      | 8:30 am to 11:30 am

Workshop Description
This workshop is designed for teachers of grades 4 - 8 who are interested in bringing the fascinating world of salmon into their classroom. You’ll learn about the different species of Pacific salmon, their interesting life cycles, and their different habitat requirements. You’ll also learn how your personal actions, and those of your students, can impact salmon, both positively and negatively. Participants will experience interactive and interdisciplinary activities (aligned with the Washington State Science Learning Standards) that can be brought back to the classroom and school campus.

Those who attend the optional three-hour Saturday field trip will travel to the Sultan River to see pink salmon migrating and digging nests for their eggs.

Who Should Attend our Salmon In The Classroom Workshop?
Educators of all grade levels from public and private schools, outdoor education centers, wildlife refuges, and non-traditional programs, are welcome to attend..

Workshop Facilitators
Jenni Lamarca, Snohomish County PUD
Suzi Wong Swint, Snohomish County Surface Water Management

Optional Extra Credit
This workshop is offered for up to 10 Washington Science Teachers Association clock-hours at a cost of $20.
If you participate both evenings AND attend the field trip on Saturday, you will earn 10 clock-hours; if you elect to attend only the two evening sessions, you will earn 7 clock-hours.

Sponsored By
Snohomish County PUD
Snohomish County Public Works-Surface Water Management Division and
Snohomish Conservation District

Later Event: October 7
Library Wildlife Habitat Planting