Education

Wetland education can be incorporated into many lessons plans or provide a fun opportunity to take your students or children for hands on learning about natural ecosystem processes and functions. On this page we aim to provide you links to other organizations who have information to help you get your feet wet (literally!).

North Carolina Wildlife Resource Commission’s 2020 Salamander Workshop – Mike Campbell and Jeff Hall  present the virtual workshop that explore the wonderful world Salamanders.  Learn what how to identify different types of salamanders and where you might be able find salamanders.  Link to Virtual Workshop

Water Badge Challenge: ecoEXPLORE partnered with the NC Department of Environmental Quality in a new challenge for kids centered on hydrology and aquatic habitats including wetlands. Learn more at Ecoexplorer.net.

Weekly Topics and Challenges include: 
Week One: NC Watersheds  – Watch the”Follow that Ducky!” video.
Week Two: Wetlands watch the”What’s up Wetlands?” Video.
Week Three: Streams the “The Stonefly and the Stream” Video.
Week Four: Estuaries/ Coastal Waterways the “The Magical Oyster” Video.

Additional CurriculumĀ Resources
North Carolina Curriculum Connection

Wake Soil and Water Conservation District