L.D.W.F. Offering Herpetology Teacher Workshop in July

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The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries is offering an opportunity for professional development for educators July 22-24, 2008 at the Woodworth Education Center in Woodworth.

The workshop will focus on native reptiles and amphibians of Louisiana and will include presentations from herpetologists from around the state. 

Participants will learn about the biology, natural history and habitats of many reptiles and amphibian species native to Louisiana using a combination of classroom instruction, field observation and hands on activities.  Attendees will be given resource materials for classroom use and will earn a certificate for 16 hours towards Professional Science Development.

The workshop will start at 6 p.m. on July 22 and end at noon on July 24.  Cost is $35 per person and all meals and overnight accommodations are provided.  Pre-registration is required, and there are only 20 spaces available, so early registration is recommended.

If you are interested in attending or for more information, please contact Cheryl Fischer at 504-284-5265 or e-mail cfischer [at] wlf [dot] louisiana [dot] gov, or Theresa Cross at 337-491-2585 or e-mail tcross [at] wlf [dot] louisiana [dot] gov.

For more information, contact Cheryl Fischer at 504-284-5265 or cfischer [at] wlf [dot] louisiana [dot] gov.