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The Arboretum, State Botanical Garden of Kentucky, educator workshops for 2009

Projects Learning Tree, WILD, & WET Workshop   Friday, April 10 from 5 - 9 p.m. and Saturday, April 11 from 8:30 - 5 p.m.  Perfect for educators, parents, & scout leaders, this hands-on workshop offers a rare chance to become certified in all three of these award-winning environmental education curricula for K - 12.  This year’s theme will focus on native plants and sustainability.  Here’s what you’ll receive:

-         Three huge guides packed with hundreds of activities

-         Training & hands-on experience in utilizing these resources with your students

-         A canvas bag filled with educational goodies

-         Cost for the workshop is $30

Projects WET, WILD, & Aquatic WILD Workshop   Thursday, June 11 from 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. and Friday, June 12 from 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.  Perfect for educators, parents, & scout leaders, this hands-on workshop offers a rare chance to become certified in all three of these award-winning environmental education curricula for K - 12.

Here’s what you’ll receive:

-         Three huge guides packed with hundreds of activities

-         Training & hands-on experience in utilizing these resources with your students

-         A canvas bag filled with educational goodies

-         Lunch on Thursday

-         Cost for the workshop is $25 thanks to a generous donation from the Fayette County Conservation District

Workshops will be held on the beautiful grounds of The Arboretum, Kentucky’s official State Botanical Garden.  The Arboretum features 100 acres of native Kentucky plants and demonstration horticultural gardens.  Conveniently located near the University of Kentucky campus, parking is free.  Workshops will make extensive use of the native plant collections, demonstration rain gardens & wetlands.

Space  is limited, so sign up today to reserve your spot!  For more information, call The Arboretum at 859/257-9339 or email rburnes@uky.edu to receive a registration form.

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