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 Post subject: Climate Academy February 2014
PostPosted: Thu Dec 12, 2013 5:11 pm 
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Hello all,

It is our pleasure to announce the next offering of Climate Academy. Staff from the USFWS’s NCTC, The Wildlife Society (TWS), the Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies (AFWA), the National Park Service (NPS), and the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) have worked in partnership to redesign the 10 month pilot. We are excited to present a shorter, more condensed version.

What:
This 5 month online course is designed to cover the fundamentals of climate science, provide tools and resources for climate adaptation, and increase climate literacy and communication. Course participants will then develop a final product (such as a report or presentation) addressing climate change in their management of natural resources. Please see the attached announcement for complete details.

Where:

Class resources and discussion forums will be accessed through Moodle, a distance learning platform (no special software required).

When:

Beginning in February 2014, a webinar session will be held every other week for 5 months for a total of 10 sessions. The specific dates and times are TBD. Registrants will be asked what day and time will work best for the 1.5 hour webinar/discussion sessions.We will accommodate as many participants' schedules as possible and will announce a schedule prior to the start of the class.

How:

You must complete the steps below to be officially enrolled into Climate Academy. Failure to complete these steps will result in a delay or denial of your request to enroll in Climate Academy.

1) Submit a registration request through DOI Learn: https://gm2.geolearning.com/geonext/doi/login.geo
• DOI employees – Ensure your supervisor approves your request in DOI Learn.
• Non-DOI participants new to the DOI Learn system- you will need to establish an account to obtain a User ID and Password. From the login page, simply use the “Request A New Account ” link. In the Add Reason box, put "Climate Academy"

2) Complete the 5 question application that is emailed to you after you have registered through DOI Learn. (Please allow 1-3 days for your request to be processed and the application to be emailed to the address in your DOI Learn profile).

3) You will be notified via email concerning your enrollment status.

Have questions about registration?
Please contact Jill DelVecchio at jill_delvecchio@fws.gov or 304-876-7424

Have questions about content?
Please contact Ashley Isham at Ashley_Fortune_Isham@fws.gov or 304-876-7361

Tuition fee: $200


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Ashley Fortune Isham
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
National Conservation Training Center
698 Conservation Way
Shepherdstown, WV 25443
304-876-7361
ashley_fortune_isham@fws.gov




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