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Harvard Forest Summer Institute for Teachers Attendance Doubles

Saturday, September 1, 2007
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36 Teachers and Environmental Educators participated in this year's Harvard Forest Summer in Ecology - Summer Institute for Teachers. 2007 Summer Institute for TeachersThirty-three K-12 teachers from throughout Massachusetts and Southern New Hampshire came to HF to learn directly from Forest Ecologists, Dr. David Orwig and Dr. John O'Keefe. Staff from Massachusetts Audubon Society, Plum Island LTER, the Nashua River Watershed Association, and the Boston Science Museum attended the training in order to find ways to integrate ecological field research into their work with children as well. These participants will in turn lead their students in implementing field research beginning this fall. Research topics include: Buds, Leaves and Global Warming and Hemlock Trees and the Pesky Pest, the Woolly Adelgid. 

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