Izaak Walton League of America

California Creek Freaks Workshop #1  

Palm Springs and Galt, California

June 7 to June 8, 2014

Creek Freaks Training Workshops
Make a Splash!

Freaks - May 2014Let children discover what adventures lie hidden in and around their local streams by joining the national Creek Freaks program. Whether you are a seasoned pro or just getting your feet wet, join us for a comprehensive training that will give you all the tools you need to successfully implement Creek Freaks in your classroom, afterschool program, nature center, or camp. 

We have an upcoming Creek Freaks training workshop in California!

June 7-8, 2014
9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. both days
Day 1: Big Morongo Canyon Preserve
Day 2: Whitewater Preserve
(Palm Springs Region)

At this workshop, you will learn indoor and outdoor activities that teach concepts of stream ecology and function; how to monitor water quality using chemical, physical, and biological techniques; how to run hands-on stream activities from the Holding Onto the GREEN Zone Action Guide; how to track stream data with www.creekfreaks.net, and ways to extend environmental concepts to other subjects. 

The training is best suited to teachers of grades 4-8 and to nonformal environmental educators, afterschool program leaders, camp counselors, nature center staff, and volunteers interested in connecting children to nature.

A $30/person registration fee includes lunch on both days, books, and materials with a value of over $30.

For more information and to register, go to:

This program is a partnership of the Izaak Walton League of America, U.S. Bureau of Land Management, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Partners for Fish and Wildlife Program, U.S. Forest Service, Aegon Transamerica Foundation, John Ben Snow Memorial Trust, Izaak Walton League of America Endowment and Izaak Walton League of America's Maryland Division.

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