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Wednesday, 01 June 2011 20:09

Explore nature with young children

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“Growing Up Wild,” a free professional development workshop sponsored by Haywood Soil and Water Conservation District for educators who work with young children, will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Wednesday, June 22, at the USDA Service Center in Waynesville.

Tanya Poole, an education specialist with the N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission, will teach the workshop. Participants will receive the activity guide Growing Up WILD: Exploring Nature with Young Children and six hours of renewal credits or .6 CEUs with the option of adding .4 with homework.

The workshop will be held downstairs at the center at 589 Raccoon Road, across from the Mountain Research Station. Participants should bring a bag lunch and wear comfortable clothes for outdoor activities. Call Gail Heathman 828.452.2741, extension 3, or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

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