Archive for January, 2012

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Upcoming Environmental Education & Job Opportunities – Winter 2012

January 25, 2012

Seeking Board Member Nominations

Interested in serving on the DAEE board? We’d love to have you join us!

For more information, please download this form. If interested, fill it out and email it to Barbara Woodford at Barbara.Woodford@state.de.us.

Deadline is Feb. 10! 

Project WET

Exciting news: the new version of the Project WET guide and online portal were released this fall, and refresher and educator trainings will be held this spring!

Join us at a training – for more information:
www.projectwet.org
(302) 739-3436
Jennifer.Holmes@state.de.us

6-Hour Workshop (for new Project WET Educators)

  • April 13, 2012, 9 am – 3 pm at St. Jones Reserve, Dover, DE

Refresher 2.5 hour Training Dates

  • March 21, 2012 9–11:30 am (11:45) or 1–3:30 pm (3:45) at St. Jones Reserve, Dover, DE
  • April 24, 2012 9:00–11:30 am (11:45) or 1:00 –3:30 pm (3:45) at Blackbird Creek Reserve, Townsend, DE

At Brandywine Creek State Park

For more information: http://www.destateparks.com/park/brandywine-creek  or  Claire.mickletz@state.de.us

Winter Birds & Breakfast

Saturday, Feb. 11, 9 am

Start your day with a hot “cup of joe,” a light breakfast, and a look at some of Brandywine Creek’s beautiful birds.  Binoculars provided, or you may bring your own.  $4 per person, registration required.

Bluebird Box Building

Saturday, Feb. 18, 2 pm

Come learn about Brandywine Creek’s bluebird monitoring program. Learn how you can attract and help bluebirds in your area while building a bluebird box for your own backyard or for donation. Fee is $15 per box.

Stargazing

Saturday, Feb.25, 6 pm

Learn about winter constellations and basic stargazing.  We will start inside with an introduction and then head out to see the stars.  Equipment is available or you may bring your own.  $3 per person.

Delaware State Parks Internship Program

Summer Camp Counselor, Park Management, Environmental Stewardship, Facility Management, and 14 others.

Job Type – Internship, paid.

Link for more information: www.destateparks.com/internship

Contact Person: Glen Stubbolo, 302-739-9181

Volunteer Fishing Instructor with Delaware Division of Fish and Wildlife

With the Aquatic Resource Education Center and Delaware Divison of Fish and Wildlife: http://www.dnrec.delaware.gov/fw/Education/Pages/EducationPrograms.aspx

Contact Person:  Tess Belcher,  Theresa.Belcher@state.de.us, (302) 735-8656

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Register for our 2012 Conference – “Turning the Tide Toward Environmental Education”

January 22, 2012

Conference registration is now open!

Theme: “Turning the Tide Toward Environmental Education”

Please join us for our third annual conference, which will be held Feb. 25 at the Officer’s Club in Cape Henlopen State Park in Lewes, Del.

We are extremely excited that acclaimed environmental author Tom Horton has agreed to be our keynote speaker. The conference will feature several strands of educational sessions, exhibits, and opportunities for networking and professional development.

We will also have space available for environmental education vendors and exhibitors.  If you are interested in being an exhibitor, please contact Marianne Walch for more information (marianne.walch@state.de.us, 302-760-2195).

For additional information, or to volunteer to help, contact Dawn Webb (dawn.webb@state.de.us, 302-422-1329).

Visit our online registration page

Download our 2012 DAEE Conference Flyer

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