Keystone College Environmental Education Institute offers summer resources


For Abington Journal



LA PLUME — The Keystone College Environmental Education Institute will offer four week-long courses this summer that feature hands-on outdoor experiences and classroom discussions led by a faculty and industry professionals. Geared toward educators and those interested in the environment and sustainable living, the courses are open to the public and offer several credit and non-credit options.

• Water at Risk, slated for June 27- July 1, explores threats to water resources and discusses strategies to protect the water supply.

• Garden-Based Learning: Digging in the Dirt, offered July 18-22, explores the science of growing healthy foods, and discusses topics such soil, weather, garden insects, composting and how to build, fund and use schoolyard and community gardens.

• Flora and Fauna of NEPA, scheduled for July 25-29, examines the flora and fauna of Northeastern Pennsylvania and explores bats, birds, insects, amphibians, plants, mushrooms and aquatic organisms.

• Farms, Food, and Community, to be held August 1-5, explores where our food comes from, and discuss the connections between farms and community, culture, health, and environment.

Registration is requested by June 5. For more information, visit keystone.edu/KCEEI or contact Sharon Burke at 570-575-3927.

http://theabingtonjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/web1_ABJ-Key-Logo-1.jpg

For Abington Journal

Information provided by Keystone College.

Information provided by Keystone College.

comments powered by Disqus