Elevating Conservation: Empowering + Connecting Nebraska Nature + Science Educators | Jan 18, 2022, 9:00 AM – Jan 19, 2022, 12:00 PM Mahoney State Park, 28500 W Park Hwy, Ashland, NE 68003

Schedule

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  • 15 minutes

    Welcome and Opening Remarks

  • 45 minutes

    Keynote: Renee Sans Souci , Cultural Educator

  • 50 minutes

    Concurrent Session: Educational theory and practices: Understanding & Communicating Climate Change

  • 50 minutes

    Concurrent Session: Practical applications and success stories: Early Childhood Health Outdoor: Bringing nature and out

  • 50 minutes

    Concurrent Session: Educational theory and practices: Increasing Ecological Literacy through Science Communication & Edu

  • 50 minutes

    Concurrent Session: Practical applications and success stories: Relationships, Relationships, Relationships: Outreaching

  • 1 hour

    Lunch and Accessibility in the Outdoors Panel Discussion

  • 50 minutes

    Concurrent Session: Practical applications and success stories: Shipping Container Farming in Afterschool Programs

  • 50 minutes

    Concurrent Session: Educational theory & practices: Nebraska State Science Standards for formal and informal education

  • 50 minutes

    Concurrent Session: Educational theory and practices: The role science educators play in shaping local policy

  • 50 minutes

    Concurrent Session: Practical applications and success stories: Nebraska Wildlife Rehab | High School Science Academy

  • 50 minutes

    Concurrent Session: Educational theory and practices: Conservation Education Desires of Nebraska's Diverse Communities

  • 50 minutes

    Practical applications and success stories: Eight-Legged Encounters, Arachnids, Volunteers, & Art engage communities

  • 1 hour

    Happy Hour, hor d'oeuvres and Mentoring Time

  • 3 hours

    Field Trip: Exploring the Schramm Education Center and Reading the Rocks at Schramm Park

  • 3 hours

    Field Trip: Nature Journaling In and Out of the Classroom

  • 3 hours

    Field Trip: Birding WITHOUT Binoculars

  • 3 hours

    Field Trip: Conservation education using beneficial insect systems

  • 3 hours

    Field Trip: Game-based learning to support systems thinking and conservation