Earthquake-Tsunami Science & Preparedness Workshop for Coastal Educators
August 12-15th, 2013 at the Hatfield Marine Science Center in Newport, OR (Primarily for Lincoln, Lane, & Douglas counties)
K-12 Teachers, Park and Museum Interpreters, Emergency Management Educators
Cascadia EarthScope Earthquake and Tsunami Education Program (CEETEP) will lead this four-day workshop. Teachers and interpreters will learn about current understanding of Pacific Northwest plate tectonics, earthquakes, and tsunamis, as well as methods to prepare coastal students and visitors for these hazards. (See attached flyer.)
Apply now at hmsc.oregonstate.edu/visitor/education-programs/teachers/ceetep-workshops. Applications are due by May 1st, 2013.
Applications due April 19, 2013 for the Oregon Sea Grant Summer Scholars programfor undergraduates. The program places students in natural resource management agencies and is designed to help prepare undergraduate students for graduate school and careers in marine science, policy, management, and outreach.visit our Sea Grant Scholars blog.
Washington Job Openings
- Three new job announcements for the Seattle Aquarium: http://www.seattleaquarium.org/jobs
- EarthCorps is hiring crew leaders for Jun-Dec season: http://www.earthcorps.org/hiring.php
- The Mason County 4-H Summer Forestry Leadership Program is seeking applicants to fill three instructor positions. The program is a five weeks long, July 8 through August 9. It is based out of Shelton, Washington. http://county.wsu.edu/mason/youth/youth/Pages/4-HForestry.aspx
- Pacific Science Center is hiring for multiple positions with our summer camps run out of the Mercer Slough Environmental Education Center in Bellevue.: pacificsciencecenter.org/jobs.
- Summer Camp Teacher Position: Friends of the Issaquah Salmon Hatchery (FISH): http://www.issaquahfish.org/blog/
- Sound Salmon Solution Restoration Internship: http://soundsalmonsolutions.org/2013/03/restoration-internship-opening/
Islandwood Homewaters Program Volunteer Opportunity
VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY AT ISLANDWOOD’S HOMEWATERS PROGRAM
Volunteers are needed to help teach Homewaters’ Land and Water Field Study. Homewaters Program is an IslandWood program that serves Seattle area school children in their communities through guided, hands-on field investigations. The programs offered connect the school science curriculum to watersheds and other natural ecosystems in the communities where students live. Volunteers will be trained in Homewaters’ Land & Waters program including group management, program delivery, and information about local watersheds and ecosystems. Volunteers will work with 10-15 fourth or fifth grade students at a time teaching activities at a designated station. All activities are completed outside rain or shine.
The training date is April 27th (full day). Land and Water field studies are scheduled to tentatively run Tuesday through Friday, 9:30-2:00, from May 6th through June 7th. Volunteers must be available to teach three days while the Land and Water programs are occurring.
To apply, please email Emma Hartmann at firstname.lastname@example.org
2013 NAME Conference
Join us in Beautiful British Columbia for Sky 2 Sea!
July 14-18, 2013 • Crescent Beach, BC • Camp Alexandra
Dates to remember:
- Call for Posters and Presentations due: March 1, 2013
- Presenters Notified by: April 1, 2013
- Early Registration Opens: April 1, 2013
- Scholarship Application deadline: April 15, 2013
- Scholarship awardees notified: May 1, 2013
- Registration begins: June 1, 2013