[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
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.
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