Our Webinars are a unique opportunity to learn more about global conservation efforts which affect our wildlife health, climate, natural resources, and local livelihoods. As a participant, you will learn about WCS field research and conservation work as you listen to conservation stories from our field researchers.
Our NEW series of free webinars (Starting February 2015) will be inspired by global conservation challenges. These include local livelihoods, natural resource use, wildlife health, and climate change.
Appropriate for ANYONE interested in learning more about our global conservation challenges, WCS Webinars are FREE and easily accessible through our E-Learning Portal (http://pd.wcs.org). WCS Webinars also include an additional element specific to educators wishing to learn more about how to bring these engaging topics to students.
During the Webinar, you will have the opportunity to:
- learn more about conservation efforts around the world
- discover ways WCS works to save wildlife and wild places through research and conservation
- enjoy conservation stories from WCS field researchers
- view spectacular field photos, video and presentations
- discover how you can help save wildlife and wild places
- explore strategies and resources to enhance your curriculum with wildlife!
Mannahatta2409.org: A Teaching Tool for Investigating Nature in Cities with Dr. Eric Sanderson
February 3, 2015 at 7pm EST
People cluster together because of the advantages density brings for culture and economic productivity, but a consequence of urban development are a set of ecological problems. Explore how urbanization impacts our lifestyles, land use, and climate change with Dr. Eric Sanderson during this live webinar. Together we can envision a more sustainable urban environment.
More webinars will be posted soon. Check back soon!Register Today
Go to pd.wcs.org. Scroll down to "Available Courses" and click on the title of the webinar. You will be prompted to log-in. If you are returning to pd.wcs.org enter your existing log-in information, if you are new to pd.wcs.org follow the prompts to create a new account.
WCS Webinars last approximately seventy-five minutes. The first half hour starts with an introduction to the topic of the webinar and transitioning to information, stories and illustration of WCS field work. During this time, you will also hear from a WCS guest scientist and have an opportunity to ask questions in a Q&A forum. Immediately following the presentation, WCS educators will facilitate a discussion about strategies to include wildlife and conservation topics to enhance your student's learning experience. At the conclusion, in exchange for a completed event evaluation, you will receive a completion certificate and access to a module of curriculum support materials.
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