School of Conservation offers Environmental Workshop

A "Workshop Utilizing the Natural Environment" will be held at Montclair State University's New Jersey School of Conservation Friday, Oct. 15, to Sunday, Oct. 17.

The environmental education workshop is designed for teachers, naturalists, interpreters and concerned citizens. Participants will enjoy the beauty and serenity of Stokes State Forest while learning about the environment from four different perspectives: humanities, natural sciences, outdoor pursuits and social sciences. Credit is available through MSU for the workshop.

Courses to be offered include:

    Natural sciences: beaver ecology; bee keeping; microtus madness: studying small mammals; eyes to the sky: autumn hawk watch; forest ecology.

    Social sciences: woodland treasures, Indians of New Jersey, cider pressing, pottery.

    Humanities: Forests, fabrics and fun; art in nature; children's environmental literature; environmental cooking; five alive.

    Outdoor pursuits: confidence course, orienteering, survival, archery, canoeing.

To see the full release go to: Enivronmental Workshop Oct 15-17