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2023 MLA Conference: Adopt-a-Species - a Habitat Education Program for Montana, facilitated by Librarians

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2023 Montana Library Association Conference: Keeping Libraries Wild
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Thursday, April 13, 2023 11:15 AM
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Thursday, April 13, 2023 12:15 PM


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Registered conference attendees who attend can claim MSL CE credits for this workshop. 
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Adopt-a-Species is a habitat education program for K-5 students partnered by the Forest Service, MT Fish, Wildlife and Parks and 2 local non-profits. It features species trunks, fall assemblies, a spring art/writing contest, and a May educator workshop. Librarians play a key role delivering this program in their schools.

Liz Burke is Conservation Educator at the Helena-Lewis and Clark National Forest and has managed Adopt-a-Species for 22 years. Corie Rice is the Program Specialist for Montana WILD, Fish Wildlife and Park’s education Center located in Helena. Ryan Schmaltz is Education Program Specialist for Montana Wild, MT Fish, Wildlife & Parks. Matt Ferrell is Conservation Educator with the Montana Discovery Foundation, a non-profit friends group of the Helena-Lewis and Clark National Forest.



Billings, MT



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1.0 creditsLibrary Services to the Public
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Bartow, Colet - Staff (Montana State Library)
Vriesman, Kirk - Director (Montana Library Association)

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