Based on the essays in Aldo Leopold’s, A Sand County Almanac, the Leopold Education Project (LEP) is an interdisciplinary environmental education curriculum. Targeted mainly to middle school and high school students, it can also be adapted for use with families, adults, and elementary age children. Its goal is to create an ecologically literate citizenry by heightening student awareness of the natural world; fine –
tuning the skills necessary to read the landscape; and instilling a love, admiration, and respect for the land so that each individual may develop a personal land ethic.
Participants in the hands-on workshop will engage acquire the necessary knowledge and skills to be a LEP educator as they engage in a hands-on workshop.
The workshop cost is $30 which includes lunch, a copy of the LEP curriculum guide, LEP exploration cards and a copy of the Sand County Almanac.
The workshop is held in conjunction with the Van Buren 4-H office in PawPaw, MI and will be led by experienced LEP facilitators and environmental educators.
To register contact: Denise Noble, 269-303-5407 BY FEBRUARY 18, 2020