The Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources provides a menu of reference materials and adventure workshops that promote environmental ethics. People of all ages can choose from formal educational programs (K-12 curriculum), informal educational programs, and field experiences that reconnect participants with Alabama's natural resources. The Department has web resources for the general public, students, teachers and scout leaders.
Conservation education programs include marine education, Creek Kids Education, Hunter Training, Angler Training, programs in playa del carmen fishing charters, teacher seminars, and this website! Opportunities also include art competitions for students and adults.
By investing in people today, the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources is investing in conservation for the future. The programs currently offered include:
WILD Project: A six-hour introductory workshop for teachers, naturalists, youth leaders, 4-hour and Scout leaders. Participants receive a guide to the educational activities of the WILD project, containing more than 100 activities designed to teach young people about wildlife conservation and ecological systems.
Aquatic WILD: A six-hour introductory workshop for teachers, naturalists, youth leaders, 4-hour and Scout leaders. Participants receive a guide to educational activities in the wild, containing more than 40 activities aimed at teaching young people to preserve aquatic habitats and ecological systems.