Natural Resources Management/Ecology for Middle School
Course Description - MIDDLE SCHOOL
Centered on ecosystem
planning and management in soil, water, land, fish and wildlife areas, students are introduced to conservation management,
maintenance of natural resources and good stewardship of those resources. This educational opportunity provides hands-on,
science-based experiences that are further tested in a competitive outdoor experiences including Georgia 4H and Georgia
Envirothon. Students connect with natural resource professionals on field trips coordinated throughout the year.
outdoor activities usually take place at a variety of locations outside of the school, most within a reasonable driving distance.
More details on competitions will be provided once dates are determined by the host organizations.
Students in this class will meet and train with the high school team throughout the school year.
$50 - Prepared Materials by Instructor
curriculum will be taught through in-class lectures as well as indoor and outdoor labs. Outdoor activities
usually take place at a variety of locations outside of the school, most within a reasonable driving distance but a few that
may include overnight stay with the team and advisor. Field trips will be coordinated on available days with students once
class starts. At some point during the late summer, students who have committed to the course will be invited
to take an overnight trip with Trish Foster for team-building purposes and initial introduction to the course.
All students who participate in this class are expected to compete in the Georgia Envirothon East Regional competition
and State, if they qualify. More details on the competitions will be provided once the
Envirothon Board posts dates, closer to the time school starts.
$60 per month
Sibling discounts available-contact instructor for further details
$100 for the school year ($30, non-refundable, paid upon registration; $30
due September 1; $40 due January 1)
Field trips are priced by event
but most are minimal or no cost.
$60 per student towards team registration for Georgia ENVIROTHON competition due by November 1; Georgia 4H events
TBD but usually $15 per event
* In addition to course costs, AN ADMINISTRATIVE FEE is due FOR EACH STUDENT on the first
day of EACH SEMESTER. See COSTS PAGE for further information.
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