Garden educator webinar on February 12
January 31, 2014
"Classroom Garden Activities for the Winter" is the theme for this month's garden-based education webinar scheduled for Feb. 12 from 4 to 4:30 p.m. CST/ 3 to 3:30 p.m. MST.
School teachers, afterschool and summer garden program leaders and helpers are all encouraged to participate. This is the third season of SDSU Extension's webinar programs targeting teaching garden educators.
The program, presented by Chris Zdorovtsov, SDSU Extension Community Development Field Specialist, will feature indoor science and math activities educators can incorporate. These lessons will keep the gardening program active during an untraditional time of year as well as highlight projects that are a necessary part of annual garden planning.
Webinars are scheduled on the second Wednesday of each month. To participate in the Webinar, visit http://www.iGrow.org/events and click the link within the event posting. Participants are encouraged to log in within 15 minutes of the specified time, especially when participating for the first time.
Save the date for these upcoming sessions:
Mar. 12, 4 to 4:30 p.m. CST: "Garden Themes" and Apr. 9, 4 to 4:30 p.m. CDT: "The 2014 Backyard Biodiversity project and how to make it work for a youth garden."
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If you would like to receive more information on trainings and funding opportunities related to youth gardening programs or to exchanging questions and ideas with others involved in similar projects, e-mail Chris Zdorovtsov, SDSU Extension Community Development Field Specialist at Christina.Zdorovtsov@sdstate.edu to be added to the SDSU Youth Gardening LISTSERV. F