• 2019 Discover the Flyway Docent Training!

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    Name: 2019 Discover the Flyway Docent Training!
    Date: September 3, 2019 - September 13, 2019
    Event Description:
    Join us at the 2019 Discover the Flyway docent training! Docents lead hands-on learning stations with small groups of students, assist with field supplies and team up with staff to co-lead and assist with Yolo Bypass Wildlife Area nature walks. No experience necessary, just a passion for sharing nature with children! Training will cover wetland basics as well as each of the learning stations. New docents are highly encouraged to attend all training sessions. Individuals with science and teaching backgrounds are encouraged to volunteer. Discover the Flyway Docent Training Schedule: Tuesday, September 3: 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Thursday, September 5: 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Monday, September 9: 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, September 11: 2 - 6 p.m. (note later time) Friday, September 13: 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. @ Yolo Bypass Wildlife Area Headquarters Volunteer opportunities for Discover the Flyway are on weekdays from about 8 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. for learning stations and 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. for Wildlife Area tours. Docents are asked to commit to lead or assist a minimum of three times a month. For more information and to fill out a volunteer application, please visit www.yolobasin.org/volunteer. Please share this opportunity with friends, neighbors and coworkers who share your interest in environmental education and stewardship. ~~~~~~~~~~~~ Discover the Flyway is Yolo Basin Foundation's environmental education field trip program reaching around 4,000 K-12 students each year. Its goals are to offer children a meaningful outdoor experience that will give them an appreciation for the wetlands, agriculture and wildlife of the Central Valley, contribute to a lifetime of healthy outdoor activities and help to develop a land stewardship ethic. For information about the program, visit www.yolobasin.org/education.
    Location:
    Yolo Bypass Wildlife Area Headquarters
    Date/Time Information:
    Tuesday, September 3: 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Thursday, September 5: 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Monday, September 9: 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, September 11: 2 - 6 p.m. (note later time) Friday, September 13: 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
    Contact Information:
    Chelsea Hopkins, Yolo Basin Foundation
    Fees/Admission:
    Free. Registration required.
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