Goal and Objectives

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The goal of WetlandsLIVE: A Distance Learning Adventure is to connect youth and educators to wetlands to engage in learning activities that inspire hands-on stewardship action and meet national science education standards.

Learn . . .

  • About wetlands and their importance
  • About the many important wetland functions (as nurseries, stopovers for migratory species, water purifiers, erosion control, etc.)
  • About the international connections of wetland
  • The importance of being a good steward
  • About the role of citizens like you, public land management agencies, and non-governmental organizations in protecting and conserving habitat

Act . . .

  • By taking your classroom outside and engaging in hands-on wetland stewardship
  • By participating in a citizen science program related to wetlands

Connect . . .

  • With wetlands of local and global importance, including those across the Pacific Rim
  • With other students and teachers across the globe
  • With international partners and develop positive relationships