Best practices for environmental field days: Structuring your event for fun and learning

Robert B Blair, Nathan Meyer, Amy R Rager, Karen Ostlie, Kent L. Montgomery, Stephan P Carlson

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Six "Best Practices" for environmental field days will help you deliver a clear message at almost any non-formal educational event involving schoolchildren, natural resource professionals, and volunteers. Based on research and experience, the guidelines form a practical foundation for field-day planning focused on understanding participants' needs, developing concise goals, and communicating goals effectively. The practices will ensure better learning for the hundreds of thousands of students who attend such events around the country every year.

Original languageEnglish (US)
JournalJournal of Extension
Issue number5
StatePublished - Oct 1 2004


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