Educators Exploring Forestry and Wildlife

The workshop focuses on topics related to the benefits of forestry, including the cycle of growing trees, the utilization of trees for common consumer products and the management of trees for water and wildlife.

Participants are certified in Project Learning Tree, Project WILD and Project WET. Each attendee will receive a certificate of course completion upon the completion of a follow up activity.

2019 Teacher Conservation Workshop

Didn’t get to attend in 2018? Join us June 17th-21st for the 2019 Georgia Teacher Conservation Workshop for a week full of fun and learning about Georgia’s forests and natural resources. Registration is now open!! 

Registration is taken upon a first come, first serve basis. After the first 30 registrants a waiting list will be created, so be sure to get your applications in early! Hope to see you in June!

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Who Should Participate?

The workshop is recommended for Georgia formal and non-formal educators of grades 3-12, but other educators may apply.

Sponsors and Partners

Teacher Conservation Workshop sponsors and partners include many organizations and companies from the forestry and wildlife communities. Our sponsors underwrite the event so all field trips, lodging, meals and teacher resource kits are included in the $50 registration fee.

Our Sponsors and Partners for the 2018 Workshop are featured below:

Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College Interfor – Perry
Billy Lancaster Forestry Youth Camp International Paper Company
Chattahoochee Fall Line Partnership International Paper Company – Flint River Mill
Gay Wood Company Mary Kahrs Warnell Forest Education Center
Georgia Dept. of Natural Resources- Charlie Elliott Wildlife Center Natural Resources Conservation Workshop
Georgia Dept. of Natural Resources- Environmental Protection Division Ocmulgee Chapter Georgia Society of American Foresters
Georgia Dept. of Natural Resources – “GoFish” Education Center Piedmont National Wildlife Refuge
Georgia Dept. of Natural Resources – Wildlife Resources Division Pine Mountain Chapter Georgia Society of American Foresters
Georgia 4-H Rayonier
Georgia Forestry Association Southeastern Society of American Foresters
Georgia Forestry Commission The Environmental Resources Network, Inc. (T.E.R.N)
Georgia Forestry Commission – Forest Stewardship Program The Langdale Company
Georgia Forestry Foundation University of Georgia, Warnell School of Forestry & Natural Resources
Georgia Future Farmers of America (FFA) WestRock
Georgia Power Weyerhaeuser
Georgia Project Learning Tree
Georgia Project WET
Georgia Project WILD
Georgia Sustainable Forestry Initiative’s State Implementation Committee
Georgia Tree Farm Program
Gully Branch Tree Farm
Huber Engineered Woods, LLC