Friday, September 11, 2009

Early Bird Registration for Midwest EE conference

Posted by Kirk
There are lots of great conferences coming up this fall, the next one to tell you about is the Midwest Environmental Education Conference in Champaign, Illinois. The event runs from October 14-17.

Here's a sampling of some of the 90 plus workshops, concurrent sessions and special events they have planned.
  • Geological Secrets of Illinois' Fossil Rain Forest
  • How to Construct Exhibits on a Shoe String Budget
  • Stemming the Tide of Sustainability Information
  • Growing Hope: Strategies for Countering Environmental Pessimism in Middle School Children
  • Speak with Confidence
  • Agriculture and Energy: Turbines on the Prairie
  • Fund Development-Raising Money from the Grassroots
  • Wind Farm Tours
  • Keynote Speaker for the Administration/Leadership Strand - Dr. Ed Kesgen
  • Kickoff Speaker for the Sustainability Strand - Chad Pregracke
  • Special Guest Speaker for the Interpretation Strand - Brian “Fox” Ellis
  • Special Guest Speaker for the Natural History Strand - Kristin Joy Pratt-Serafini
Registrations after September 14th will cost an extra $40 so sign up soon. You can find out more about the conference at