Project WILD

*This is optional credit for teachers already participating in Project WILD Aquatic Education.*

An award winning K-12, interdisciplinary, conservation and environmental education program emphasizing wildlife and the environment. Program materials, are provided to educators through practical, interactive workshops.


Project WILD:

  •  ideal for teaching English-language arts, science, social science, math, physical education, health, and visual & performing arts
  •  builds curiosity and confidence through hands-on, engaging activities
  •  used in both formal and non-formal educational settings
  •  presents a balanced, fair approach to environmental issues
  •  developed by educators and resource professionals for educators


Project WILD provides opportunities that help students evaluate information and make responsible choices.  It helps students learn  HOW TO THINK, NOT WHAT TO THINK!

Project WILD materials include, Project WILD K-12 Activity Guide highlighting wildlife and habitats, Project WILD Aquatic K-12 Activity Guide emphasizing aquatic wildlife an aquatic ecosystems and Science and Civics: Sustaining Wildlife for grades 9-12, activities to engage students in environmental-based research and action.

WILD activities:

  •  Meet the diverse needs and learning styles of students and educators.
  •  Are correlated to California Content Standards for Science, English Language Arts, and Social Science. View correlations at



          WILD was developed through a cooperative effort of the Western Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies and the Council for Environmental Education.  National associate sponsors include the American Fisheries Society, Defenders of Wildlife, National Wildlife Federation, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. In California workshops and guides are provided by CA. Department of Fish and Game and Federal Sports Fish Restoration Funds.

Course No: 29053
Units: 1.0
Begin Date: January 20, 2014
End Date: February 10, 2014
Begin Time: N/A
End Time: N/A
Meeting Days: N/A
Location: Online
Instructor: Maureen Lewis
**Please see course description above for how to register and pay for this course.