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Educators invited to participate in monarch workshop

LINCOLN, Neb. – Educators of preschool through second grade are invited to the Monarchs on a Mission workshop Oct. 21 in O’Neill. The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission and the Northern Prairies Land Trust will host the half-day workshop at 8:30 a.m. at the Holt County Annex, 128 N. 6th St.

This workshop will focus on inquiry-based lessons that educators can use in classrooms and activities for outdoors. After implementing any of the resources from the workshop into their classrooms, educators will receive a caterpillar-rearing cage to help raise monarchs in a classroom. For the workshop, participants will receive the curriculum, monarch educational resources, and guidance to incorporate activities into their classrooms.

Contact Jamie Bachmann at jamie.bachmann@nebraska.gov or 402-370-3374 to register. Supply the following: name of educator, email address, school/organization and grade level.

About Jerry Kane

Jerry Kane is the news manager with the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission. He can be contacted at jerry.kane@nebraska.gov or 402-471-5008.

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