Calendar Of Events
Workshops are for Students and Advisors
September 23, 2014 (Tuesday)- Advisor Orientation from 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM at the
Metropolitan District Commission Training Facility in Hartford, CT
Enjoy good food and exchange ideas with fellow educators and environmental
professionals. You'll leave prepared and energized for the program year ahead!
Directions to MDC
September 27, 2014 (Saturday)-
Soils Workshop - Tolland County Agricultural Center in Vernon, CT
Study soils - from the ground up. Work with soil scientists to learn more about the importance
of soils in natural resource management. You will get your hands dirty!! Brush up on basic
soils skills and participate in a mock Envirothon soil station to prepare for the big day!
October 18, 2014 (Saturday)-
Forestry and Current Issue Workshop - Location TBD.
January 17, 2015 (Saturday) -Aquatics Workshop from 8:00am to 1:00pm. Details TBA.
Learn about, handle, and identify everything from curly leafed pondweed to flat headed mayflies to
Atlantic rock crabs. Use ID keys to get up close and personal with fish, insects, crustaceans and their
friends. Interact and learn from various water resource professionals.
March 7th, 2015 (Saturday)- Wildlife Workshop from 8:30 AM to 1:00 PM at
Sessions Wood WMA, in Burlington, CT.
There will be many learning opportunities, with both indoors and outdoors activities that include
viewing educational wildlife exhibits, collections of mammal skins, bird mounts, and skulls. There will
be interpretive field walks to look at wildlife signs and habitat management practices.
May 21, 2014 (Thursday)-Field Day Competition from 7:30 AM to 2:00 PM. Details TBA.