CONCORD, N.H. — Educators who want to introduce their students
in grades 3-6 to New Hampshire’s wildlife resources — or reinforce
wildlife-related lessons they have learned — have until October 1
to request fall/winter 2011-2012 Wonders of Wildlife (WOW)
presentations by New Hampshire Fish and Game Department volunteer
Wonders of Wildlife is a series of active educational programs
presented in the classroom. Fish and Game WOW docents travel to
elementary schools to teach one of four interactive programs:
Habits and Habitats; Endangered Species; Pond Ecology; and
Wetlands. There is no charge for the programs.
Teachers may download a print-and-mail request form on the Fish
and Game website. Go to
www.wildnh.com/Education/Wonders_of_Wildlife.html and click on
“program request form.”
“Our enthusiastic WOW volunteer docents can provide an
interactive resource to support wildlife and environmental
education in the classroom,” said program coordinator Mary
Goodyear, a Fish and Game wildlife educator. “These free programs
give students – our future environmental stewards — the
opportunity to learn more about the outdoors, wildlife and the
Last school year, 20 volunteer WOW docents presented more than
75 programs to students statewide.
The New Hampshire Fish and Game Department is the guardian of
the state’s fish, wildlife and marine resources and their habitats.