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Train-the-Trainer: Forest Pests for Volunteers

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Submitted by heatherdarley on Fri, 02/24/2017 - 11:13
Description: 

Invasive Forest Pests, Train-­‐the-­‐trainer

This daylong train-the-trainer workshop is aimed at providing PRISM partner volunteers with the knowledge and resources they will need to teach other volunteers how to identify and report invasive forest pests new to our area.  Volunteers attending will build a resource kit and develop teaching points so they can be confident peer-educators. (Agenda attached)
 
WhenMonday April 3, 10 am to 3pm,
Where: Teatown Lake Reservation, 1600 Spring Valley Rd, Ossining, NY 10562
Register: This program is free and open to PRISM partner volunteers and educators but space is limited. Volunteer coordinators and educators, please register for your group using the link below and include the number of volunteers you’d like to bring https://reg.cce.cornell.edu/InvasiveForestPestAPRIL_3rd_237

 

Why:

Raise awareness and knowledge of forest pests and their impact on our forests and urban forests.

Tap into the peer-to-peer multiplying effect of LH PRISM partner volunteers who teach in their

communities. Provide regionally relevant resources to volunteers so they are prepared to educate

the public in Invasive Forest Pests.

Background:

PRISM Goals, Ag and Markets Forest pest efforts, DEC forest pest efforts

 

 

 

Location: 
Ossining, NY
Date: 
Monday, April 3, 2017 (All day)