Press Release

Wildlife Workshop for Educators in Post Falls

Teachers,don't let your summer pass you by - Get WILD.

Idaho Fish and Game will host a WILD about Early Learners workshop for educators of pre-Kindergarten to second grade to help them learn fun and exciting ways to teach wildlife conservation in the classroom. The workshop can also be taken by teachers of older grades, scout leaders, daycare providers, church counselors and others interested in sharing nature with children.

The workshop will be from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. August 11 and 12 at Cabela's of Post Falls, 101 N. Cabela Way, Post Falls.

Participants will receive an Idaho WILD about Early Learners Guide which is full of fun, educational activities for younger students. In the specialized guide, teachers will find hands-on activities, music and movement, resource lists, home connections and much more. Workshop participants will also receive the activity-filled Project WILD and WILD Aquatics guides.

Cost is $35, which includes all guides, supplemental materials and a potato bar lunch. College credit is available for an additional $50-60. Idaho STARS certification is also available.

To register, contact Lori Adams, Project WILD Coordinator, at 208-287-2889 or by e-mail at lori.adams@idfg.idaho.gov. More information can be found on the education link on the Department's website at http://fishandgame.idaho.gov.