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Massachusetts Envirothon Spring Workshop for Coaches and Teams

April 8, 2017
Alden Research Laboratory, Holden, MA
8:45am-3:30pm
Agenda and Registration

Have you ever considered forming an Envirothon team?  The Mass Envirothon Spring Workshop is an opportunity to get a look at the program and test whether it might be a good fit for you and your students.  Prospective coaches are welcome to come alone or bring students.  Workshop participants will be able to sample such hands-on learning opportunities as collecting macro-invertebrates in a stream, a wildlife habitat assessment hike, analyzing soils in a soil pit, and identifying and measuring trees.  They will also get a chance to hear stories of how teams get started on community research for the Current Issue (this year’s topic:  Agricultural Soil and Water Conservation).  Workshop sessions and lunchtime offer opportunities to meet natural resource professionals and experienced coaches.  The afternoon will consist of a mini-Envirothon, with teams visiting stations and answering sample test questions as practice for the competition in May.

More information about the program is available at www.massenvirothon.org.

 

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