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Dec

09

2015

L.A.N.D.S. Outreach - November Reaching Across Texas Report

TWA’s L.A.N.D.S. Outreach programs continued their success during the month of November.   Many thanks to the Texas Wildlife Association Foundation for its support of the current and future endeavors as we educate the youth of Texas on natural resource literacy and private land stewardship.  As the numbers show, TWA is making a difference!

 

Distance Learning – Youth On-demand Webinars (14,763 students to date in 2015)

  • 3,257 students (along with their teachers) participated in one of our six (6) programs in November

 

Distance Learning – Youth Videoconferencing (62,061 students to date in 2015)

  • 2,448 – November 5 – Animal Encounters: Hawk Talk

  • 6,091 – November 18 – Let’s Talk Turkey

Upcoming Programs

  • December 3 – More Than a Drop

 

Wildlife by Design Classroom Presentations  (59,586 students to date in 2015)

  • 3,928 - Tarrant & Surrounding Counties (Collin, Dallas, Denton, Ellis, Hood, Johnson, Kaufman, Parker, Rockwall, and Wise Counties)

  • 3,054- Harris & Surrounding Counties (Brazoria, Chambers, Fort Bend, Galveston, Liberty, Montgomery, and Waller Counties)

  • 1,273 - Rio Grande Valley (Brooks, Cameron, Hidalgo, Jim Hogg, Kenedy, Starr, and Willacy Counties)

 

Discovery Trunks  (112,928 students to date in 2015)

  • 5,760 - Tarrant & Surrounding Counties (Collin, Dallas, Denton, Ellis, Hood, Johnson, Kaufman, Parker, Rockwall, and Wise Counties)

  • 7,376 - Harris & Surrounding Counties (Brazoria, Chambers, Fort Bend, Galveston, Liberty, Montgomery, and Waller Counties)

  • 2,090 - Rio Grande Valley (Brooks, Cameron, Hidalgo, Jim Hogg, Kenedy, Starr, and Willacy Counties)

  • 7,428 - Statewide Counties

 
Statewide Community Events

  • November 7 – Prairie Heritage Festival, Rosenburg, TX
  • November 11 – Burbank Middle School Science Night, Houston, TX

  • November 12 – Westwood Elementary Science Night, Houston, TX

  • November 12-14 – CAST: Conference for the Advancement of Science Teaching, Fort Worth, TX

  • November 19– The Rice School STEM Night, Houston, TX

 
Give the Gift of Education – Discovery Trunks

Share your passion for Texas wildlife and private land stewardship and ‘Give the Gift of Education’.  Your donation will fund TWA’s Discovery Trunks.  Discovery Trunks are shipped to Texas schools and organizations, free of charge, allowing educators to easily incorporate the TEKS-aligned wildlife conservation and natural resources lessons and materials into their teachings.  Discovery Trunks are in high demand (each trunk reaches approximately 1,600 students a year) and are completely funded by grants and donations – take this opportunity to pay it forward!

 

L.A.N.D.S. Outreach Educators

Tarrant & Surrounding Counties – Toni Purnell, Julia Farmer, Kimberly Shaw

Harris & Surrounding Counties – Adrienne Paquette & Jo Picken

Rio Grande Valley – Elisa Velador

Statewide Programs – Elanor Dean

Curriculum Writer – Marla Wolf

Director of Education - Outreach Programs – Kassi Scheffer



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