Climate Change & California Water
Location: Blue Lake, CA
Sponsored By: California Department of Water Resources, Blue Lake Rancheria & Tribal Education Agency & Water Education Foundation
Description: The California Department of Water Resources, Blue Lake Rancheria & Tribal Education Agency and California Project WET invite educators who work with students in 3rd through 12th Grades for a workshop learning about the science of climate change and the connection to California’s water resources and the North Coast region.
Understanding climate change and its link to extreme weather events, water quality & quantity and the impact on communities is crucial for all Californians. In this special climate focused workshop, you will be engaged in activities you can use with students to help them explore the impacts of climate change on water and steps they can take to adapt to our changing environment.
Participants receive current information on climate science and how a changing climate is affecting California water resources, the role of science in driving new strategies to safeguard California water supplies – and how the activities of Project WET can help integrate the study of concepts and skills related to climate change into your curriculum.
Participants in this free* workshop will receive:
- Great information on current climate science.
- Learn about local climate change impacts and citizen science opportunities.
- An opportunity to interact directly with DWR Climate staff.
- A copy of Project WET Guide 2.0 & experience with WET activities.
- Breakfast and lunch courtesy of Blue Lake Rancheria & Tribal Education Agency
- An opportunity to receive 0.8 CEU credit.
- Plus a $100 stipend following completion of the training.
*Registration is limited, but FREE thanks to the generosity of our hosts. Please honor their support by only registering if you are committed to attending.