NGC Environmental Course #4


Thu 15 Apr 2021 – Fri 16 Apr 2021    
All Day

Event Type

Courses are held via Zoom

Course 4 The Living Earth – Water: Ecology – Water, Plants – Aquatic Plants, Environmental Science, Sustainability, Wildlife – Aquatic Animals, Youth Programs in Environmental Education, Earth Stewardship – Effective Citizenship

The mission of the Environmental Schools is to teach environmental literacy to cherish, protect and conserve the living earth. The courses teach participants environmental literacy, appreciation of the natural world, encourages action for sustainable development and appreciation for the interrelation of all natural things. Land conservation, water conservation and air quality is particularly emphasized.

Environmental Schools are a fun practical and economical approach to obtain a basic environmental education. Local garden clubs, councils, districts, State Garden Clubs or Region sponsor a series of four courses of 10 hours each. These classes investigate, challenge and explore all aspects of the environment with a focus on the interrelationships of plants, animals, insects and people. The goal is to maintain and renew an energy efficient and sustainable environment. Each course includes a 2-hour field trip. Tours may include natural areas, power or recycling plants, nature centers, sustainable architecture or boat trips to explore aquatic eco-systems.

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