[MARMAM] Final Reminder: Conservation Workshop

ACS Ed Chair acs_ed_chair at whalelady.com
Wed Nov 16 07:32:48 PST 2005

This is a final reminder that registration for the biennial workshop 
"Taking Conservation to the Public: Strategies for Getting the Message 
out There" is due on December 1. Registration is $25 and the form and 
more information can be found at 
http://www.blueoceansociety.org/workshop/. Following is a rough agenda 
of our workshop for those who are still debating on attending. We would 
love to see you!!!

8:00-8:30: Registration & coffee 

8:30: Introductions

8:45-9:15: Speakers

9:15-10:45: Discussion and Activities

    * What inspires you and how do you stay inspired?
    * What is an appropriate conservation message?
    * Activities: How do you make a connection between humans and
      whales?  How can you make intangibles tangible? We will have
      sample activities and discuss other ideas.
    * Discussion: Connecting people to the environment - how do you
      communicate threats to whales and dolphins, finding teachable
      moments, where to incorporate conservation into your presentation. 

10:45-11:00: Coffee Break

11:00-11:45: Presentations and Discussion: Education do's and don'ts; 
the use of volunteers and interns in educational programs.

11:45-12: Wrap-up

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