Environmental Education Workshops at Wolf Creek National Fish Hatchery

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 Wolf Creek National Fish Hatchery recently hosted two engaging and informative workshops. Both formal and non-formal educators traveled to Wolf Creek National Fish Hatchery to learn about timely topics in environmental education. 

On Thursday, Lee Moser with the University of Kentucky Cooperative Extension Service-Forestry and Natural Resources Extension led a workshop about Climate and Environmental Justice. This workshop focused on identifying and prioritizing the safeguarding of communities disproportionately impacted by environmental, health, and climate change climate change
Climate change includes both global warming driven by human-induced emissions of greenhouse gases and the resulting large-scale shifts in weather patterns. Though there have been previous periods of climatic change, since the mid-20th century humans have had an unprecedented impact on Earth's climate system and caused change on a global scale.

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Friday, Perry Thomas-Program Director for Kentucky Association for Environmental Education, Roberta Burnes- Environmental Scientist Advisor with the Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet: Division for Air Quality, Claire Oyler with the Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet, Marsha Hart-Environmental Education/Outreach Specialist at Wolf Creek National Fish Hatchery and Lee Moser led a workshop on Teaching about Climate. This workshop focused on climate-supplement activities from Project Learning Tree, WET, and WILD that educators can use to enhance their curriculum.

Wolf Creek NFH's facilities are a wonderful setting for environmental education professional development workshops. Throughout the years, trainings in the nationally recognized Project Learning Tree, WET, and WILD have been offered at Wolf Creek National Fish Hatchery. We hope to continue partnerships with various agencies that will inspire and inform educators in the field of environmental education. 

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