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Trainings and Workshops

Workshops for Education Professionals 

These programs are experiential and are designed to align with state learning standards. Touch of Nature also holds various conferences annually where educators can learn new skills and take what they've learned back to their classrooms. Below are some of the programs Touch of Nature can provide.  

Growing up wildGrowing UP Wild is an early childhood program written primarily for children ages 3-7. It is designed to connect young learners with nature, inviting them to build upon their sense of wonder with the natural world through a wide range of activities and experiences. Find out more details at

Project WildProject WILD is a wildlife-focused conservation education program for K-12 educators and their students. Several different programs within the program designed to connect students with wildlife, the natural world and natural resources. Find out more details at

Project Learning TreeProject Learning Tree, for students PreK-12, uses trees and forests to windows of the world in increase students’ understanding of the environment and learn about actions they can take to conserve it. Its activities are practical, hands-on and fun, and aligned with dozens of state and national academic standards. Find out more information at .  

Aquatic WildAquatic WILD is a curriculum within Project WILD, which introduces students K-12 to the wonderful world of water in all its forms and associated activities. Find out more details at  

Flying WildFlying WILD is all about our feathered friends. The program mainly targets middle school children, and offers practical hands-on classroom and outdoor field investigation experiences in a whole-school approach to environmental education using birds as its focus. Find out more information at /

Project WetProject WET’s mission is to reach children, parents, teachers and community members of the world with water education that promotes awareness of water and empowers community action to solve complex water issues. It does this by offering training workshops to educators at all levels, offering and inspiring community water events, and much more. Find out more at

For specific details, please contact Erik Oberg at 618/453-3945 or by email at