We invite you to participate in the first
Aquatic Educator Meeting
When? Wednesday, November 1st at 4PM
(Collaboration Happy Hour to follow)
Where? Riverside Room, Port of Rochester
1000 N. River St. Rochester NY, 14617
What are the goals of the Aquatic Education Network?
To build a network of aquatic educators, teachers, administrators, and community groups that will work as partners to increase stewardship of our regional aquatic ecosystems through formal and informal education.
Who is an Aquatic Educator?
Any individual, group or organization who provides formal or informal education and outreach to K-12 school groups, college students, camps, community organizations, service learning teams, families, or individuals about stewardship of our aquatic resources, including pollution prevention, water quality, ecology, biodiversity, and sustainability.
How can you expect to benefit from this meeting?
Expect to hear about all the exciting aquatic education activities happening in the area and connect with like-minded colleagues. Be inspired by new ideas and collaborations and help steer the development of the Aquatic Education Network and the 2018 Genesee River Summit.
What will this meeting include?
- Introduction of the Genesee River Institute and the Aquatic Education Network
- Brief Lightning Style presentations by each organization to share what they do
- Discussion of collaborations, strategies to increase utilization of existing programs, and implementation of the network
- Initial planning for the 2018 Genesee River Summit with its aquatic education & outreach focus
Click this link to register by 10/15
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*Funding provided by the NYS Pollution Prevention Institute through a grant from the Environmental Protection Fund as administered by the New York State Department of Conservation. Any opinions, findings and/or interpretation of data contained herein are the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the opinions, interpretations or policy of Rochester Institute of Technology and its NYS Pollution Prevention Institute or the State.
We hope you can make it, but if not we hope to connect with you in the future especially at our Aquatic Educator Summit in Spring 2018!
We look forward to seeing you on November 1st,