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Conservation Training Partnerships - Hartford

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UConn Natural Resources Conservation Academy

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The Conservation Training Partnerships is a free program for both high school students (grades 9 to 12) and adult volunteers who are interested in exploring tools and tech to connect with the outdoors.

This program includes a 2-day hybrid workshop that introduces participants to innovative, user-friendly online mapping technology that can be applied to learn about and address local environmental issues. At the workshop, teen and adult teams brainstorm environmental actions that they can then carry out in their own community.

Day 1 (July 31) will be in-person at the Keney Park in Hartford
Day 2 (August 1) will be online

Visit https://nrca.uconn.edu/students-adults for more information and to apply.

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About UConn Natural Resources Conservation Academy

Location:

1376 Storrs Road Unit 4087, Storrs, CT 06269, US

Mission Statement

Providing transformative natural resource science & conservation opportunities for Connecticut's teens and adults

Description

The Natural Resources Conservation Academy (NRCA) is an innovative program in conservation and land use planning that engages Connecticut high school students, adult volunteers and teachers with conservation efforts at the community level. NRCA’s three interconnected efforts benefit students and adults by conducting education on natural resource management and geospatial technology, and facilitating the use of these new skills in the implementation of local conservation projects that benefit the community.

Community
Education & Literacy
Environment

WHEN

Sat Jul 31, 2021 - Sun Aug 01, 2021
09:00 AM - 04:00 PM  

WHERE

171 Windsor AvenueKeney ParkHartford, CT 06095

(41.807,-72.65877)
 

SKILLS

  • Habitat Restoration
  • Farming
  • Gardening
  • Google Apps
  • Relationship Building
  • Outdoor Recreation

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Two days for the workshop & then we work with you to determine how much time you want to spend on your conservation project - can range from a few hours to days to weeks to months

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