Deadline March 2 for migratory bird workshop for educators

Staff Report

Space is still available for teachers/educators ages 18 and older to learn about Project Flying Wild, an exciting new education program that provides interactive, interdisciplinary and standards-based activities for teachers to help students understand the importance of migratory birds and their conservation.

The workshop is scheduled for 9 a.m.-noon, Saturday, March 9, at Atwood Center in Rockford Park District’s Seth B. Atwood Park, 2685 New Milford School Road, Rockford. Registration fee is $22 ($24 non-resident).

The activities being presented are geared toward middle school students, but are adaptable to other grade levels. Educators attending the workshop will have a chance to earn CPDUs.

Register by March 2, either online at www.rockfordparkdistrict.org (click My RPD), by fax with credit card, by mail or at either Customer Service location — downtown Rockford, or at Carlson Ice Arena in Loves Park. More about Atwood programs, facility rentals, and group activities and retreats is available at www.rockfordparkdistrict.org/atwood. For information about accessibility and support for people with disabilities, call (815) 987-8800.

From the Feb. 27-March 5, 2013, issue