Great Lakes Watershed Field Course


Great Lakes Watershed Field Course

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Applications are now open for Inland Seas Education Association's 2024 Great Lakes Watershed Field Course! 

The GLWFC is a 4-day free professional development experience for teachers from throughout the Great Lakes region and runs from August 6–9, 2024 in Suttons Bay, MI on the beautiful shores of Lake MichiganTraining in the course includes watershed and environmental concepts, place-based education and environmental education pedagogy, and time for curriculum development. Educators will learn how to engage students in local environmental issues, investigate solutions, devise a plan, and take action during this course. Inland Seas supports teachers throughout the school year with additional training, online forums, and other forms of assistance to help teachers implement their watershed-based stewardship action projects.

There is no cost for this experience, but space is limited to 30 participants. Interested educators can learn more and apply at The deadline for applications is April 21, 2024 by 5:00 p.m. EST.