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STEM Ed Announcement: Project Learning Tree and the Asian Longhorned Beetle
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- Subject: STEM Ed Announcement: Project Learning Tree and the Asian Longhorned Beetle
- From: "Mort Sternheim" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: Fri, 17 Jun 2011 17:22:10 -0400
This is not a UMass Amherst program.
Contact Information is below.
Project Learning Tree and the Asian Longhorned Beetle, K-8 Educator
Wednesday, August 24, 9:00 a.m. 3:30 p.m., DCR Wachusett Reservoir Water
Supply Regional Office, 180 Beaman Street (Route 140), West Boylston, MA
Project Learning Tree is an award-winning, teacher-friendly curriculum,
focusing on trees and forests and integrated across subject areas.
The Asian Longhorned Beetle is an invasive insect pest that has
devastated entire neighborhoods in Worcester and surrounding towns, by
destroying many of their trees. The ALB and other insect pests are
responsible for the statewide ban on moving firewood.
This workshop combines PLT and ALB through participation in activities
and discussion in a collegial setting and applying lessons to educators
Receive the 96-activity PLT Curriculum Guide, ALB resources,
complementary morning refreshments, and six to ten PD hours after completing
workshop requirements. $20. Dress for time spent indoors and out, and
please bring a lunch.
For questions, information, or to pre-register, contact Jim Lafley,
508/792-7423 x231 or Jim.Lafley@state.ma.us
Project Learning Tree is the environmental education program of the
American Forest Foundation. Workshop sponsored by the Massachusetts
Department of Conservation and Recreation and the Massachusetts Department
of Agricultural Resources
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