Microplastics in the Galveston Bay Watershed: The Big Impacts of Tiny Pollution @ Lone Star College Kingwood
Apr 22 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Lone Star College – Kingwood celebrates the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day with a special lecture called “Microplastics in the Galveston Bay Watershed: The Big Impacts of Tiny Pollution” presented by Theresa Morris, Gulf Program Coordinator, Turtle Island Restoration Network-Gulf of Mexico. The event is being held at Lone Star College – Kingwood, 20000 Kingwood Drive, on Wednesday, April 22, 2020 from 12:00 – 1:00 pm in CLA 112. Following the lecture is the LSC-Kingwood Seed Library Opening: Share Seeds for Food Sustainability. It is being held in the Learning Commons Building at 1:30 pm.  Please feel free to donate vegetable garden seeds for the new seed library. ​

ForesTREE Teacher Workshop @ Kirbyville, Texas
Apr 23 – Apr 24 all-day

Pre K- 8 grade teachers interested in learning about forest ecosystems, water, wildlife, and conservation education topics in a fun, hands-on professional development program.

Interact with foresters, biologists, educators, and forest industry professionals who care for forest lands and make wood products that we use every day.

Receive Project Learning Tree Pre K-8 educator certification and teacher guide.
Hands-on learning will include resources and activities that you can bring to life in your
classroom or school yard through citizen science, STEM, career exploration, and field study. 14 hours SBEC CPE and TEEAC credit.

$50 registration fee includes lunch both days, field trip transportation, Project Learning Tree curriculum, and training materials. Register and pay online at: Registration opens February 15 – April 5. Do you have questions? Call us at 936-273-2261.

Day 1: E.O. Siecke State Forest (Call, TX near Kirbyville) – 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM
– Learn about Texas forest ecosystems, habitat management, forest hydrology, fire ecology and animal and plant functions and structures, nature journals, water cycles, and more.
– Receive training in Project Learning Tree’s interdisciplinary environmental education curriculum.
Day 2: E.O. Siecke State Forest (Call, TX near Kirbyville), meet and begin tours – 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM
– Tree Life Cycle field sites: tour a working forest, a timber operation, and WestRock paper mill.