*participants must have completed ECO Level 1
ECO Level 2
This course is designed for educators who have an established routine of learning and exploring outdoors, who are seeking a deeper understanding of their natural landscape. Participants will:
Develop a foundation of natural history knowledge through immersive study of bird language, tree and plant identification, wild edible preparation, geology, and basic forest forensics.
Practice techniques for achieving a deeper level of inquiry and observation in nature.
Learn hands-on methods for embedding this knowledge into outdoor lessons.
Build routines to deepen your class’s sense of place within the outdoor learning environment.
*Graduate credit is offered through Castleton University and the Castleton Center for Schools.
Monday, Jul. 23 - 12:00 pmtoFriday, Jul. 27 7:00 pm