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Registration opens for April 21 land ethic workshop

RELEASED: March 22, 2011

EAU CLAIRE — An environmental education workshop and associated activities will take place on the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire campus as part of the Leopold Earth Day Educational Summit April 21.

The workshop, "Striving for a Land Ethic," will be held from 1-4 p.m. at UW-Eau Claire's Environmental Adventure Center in the basement of Hilltop Center on upper campus. It will provide hands-on participation in a number of Leopold Education Project activities involving Wisconsin natural history and conservation ethics. Participants will learn how to read the landscape through plant and track identification, ecological relationships and other interactions with the natural world.

The event is open to anyone interested in learning more about renowned conservationist Aldo Leopold and his land ethic, which may include teachers, students, non-formal educators, natural resource professionals, 4-H and scouting leaders and conservationists.

Participants will receive a copy of "A Sand County Almanac," Leopold's book of essays, and the curriculum CD "Exploring the Outdoors with Aldo Leopold." The workshop will be followed by an optional bike outing into the lower Chippewa River corridor.

Registration by April 14 is required. There is a fee of $15. The program is being co-sponsored by the EAC and the Wisconsin chapters of Pheasants Forever.

For more information or to register, contact Daniel Langlois, assistant director of the Environmental Adventure Center, at 715-836-3616 or langlodt@uwec.edu.

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