Category: Opportunity Roundup

Taking the Common Core standards outside.

Opportunity Roundup

Opportunity Roundup

Now that school is back in full-swing, weekend schedules are getting crowded. This past weekend I planned to attend the annual Electricity Fair in Folsom and California’s Day of Preparedness in Old Sacramento and didn’t get to either one thanks to family errands that ate up our time. I did scratch out time to sift […]

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Opportunity Roundup

Opportunity Roundup

I’m cleaning out my e-mail box when I really should be cleaning out my garage. Here are a few things I’ve saved that are related to outdoor education in some way. The University Press of Kansas wrote to say University of Pennsylvania’s Matthew D. Roth has a new book out called “Magic Bean, The Rise […]

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Exploring Hidden Trails Off Interstate 5

Exploring Hidden Trails Off Interstate 5

Six miles of trails through riparian forests and seasonal wetlands wind through land owned by the Sacramento Regional County Sanitation District off Interstate 5 between Elk Grove and Sacramento. The interstate is so close, hikers can see trucks whip past on the freeway when valley oaks don’t block out urban life. The trails are usually […]

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Opportunity Roundup

Opportunity Roundup

With a new year comes new opportunities. Here are some that have shown up in my mail: The Nutrients for Life Foundation has updated its online curriculum to make searching easier. Download the new curriculum now. Nutrients for Life is offering a free professional development day on soil science and sustainability in Des Moines, Iowa […]

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Opportunity Roundup

Opportunity Roundup

  Just had a minute to go through a bunch of e-mails and newsletters that have come pouring in with the start of school. Here are some great opportunities. I leave it to you to sort through them and find your gems. The national Agriculture in the Classroom conference is in Portland, Maine next summer. […]

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