Save the Dates for BatsLIVE: A Distance Learning Adventure
BatsLIVE is hosting three web seminars for teachers, non-formal educators, and adults as part of BatsLIVE: A Distance Learning Adventure. The webinars are being offered in partnership with the National Wildlife Federation.
- On April 18 (during National Environmental Education Week) from 7 to 8:30 p.m. ET, learn about “Bat Basics” and the importance of and threats to bats and how to attract bats to your habitat. Presenters include: James Eggers, director of education for Bat Conservation International; Ann Froschauer, national White-Nose Syndrome communications leader for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service; and Apple Snider, a wildlife biologist with the USDA Forest Service.
To register, go to http://online.nwf.org/site/Calendar?id=105901&view=Detail
- On May 3, experts will provide teachers and others with lessons and activities to use in the classroom and in the field. Presenters include: Rob Mies, founder and executive director of the Organization for Bat Conservation, and Dennis Krusac, endangered species specialist with the USDA Forest Service
To register, go to http://online.nwf.org/site/Calendar?id=105902&view=Detail
- On October 11, learn about cave and karst topography. Presenters include: Cynthia Sandeno, National Cave and Karst Coordinator for the USDA Forest Service; Carol Zokaites, chief of environmental education for Virginia State Parks and national coordinator of Project Underground; and Dr. Rick Toomey, director of the Mammoth Cave International Center for Science and Learning.
To register, go to http://online.nwf.org/site/Calendar?id=105903&view=Detail
For more information on all of the webinars, go to http://batslive.pwnet.org/resource/webinars.php.
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This program is interactive and students will be able to send in their questions by e-mail to be answered by experts. Join us at http://BatsLIVE.pwnet.org.
Questions? Contact Kristy Liercke at firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling (800) 609-2680. Please share this announcement with your colleagues.
BatsLIVE is brought to you by the USDA Forest Service, Prince William Network, and many other sponsors and partners including:
-- Partners in Resource Education
-- National Environmental Education Foundation
-- U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
-- Bureau of Land Management
-- Lubee Bat Conservancy
-- Bat Conservation International
-- Organization for Bat Conservation
-- Western Bat Working Group
-- Midwest Bat Working Group
-- National Park Service
-- National Wildlife Federation
-- Project Underground
-- Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation
-- National Cave & Karst Program, United States Forest Service
-- Year of the Bat