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SkillSwap: Becoming A Nature Nerd through Citizen Science

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York College Center for Community Engagement
59 E Market St, York, PA in York County

On April 6th, 2020 at 5:30pm

Category: Other Events
The Details:

SkillSwap is a barter-based education series featuring workshops on a variety of topics. There is no monetary registration fee; instead, each instructor suggests items or services they will accept in exchange for class participation. Our volunteer instructors prepare based on how many people sign up, so PLEASE ONLY SIGN UP IF YOU WILL ACTUALLY ATTEND. Class Description Interested in studying nature, feeling more connected to your surroundings, helping the natural environment, but not sure where to start? Join us on a powerpoint tour through the instructors favorite citizen science platforms that apply to our region. Just through being observant on a daily walk, you can submit meaningful data to scientists who will use your data to take meaningful conservation steps! Well show you how! Its easy! Suggested swap items for this class * Baked snacks * Homemade preserved foods (you made too much tomato sauce this year?) * Houseplants or houseplant accessories (such as an old pot you dont like anymore) * Nature art (draw me a picture?) * Clean thrift store/used mugs with plants or wild animals on them (donation for nature center) About the Instructor Kelsey Frey is the manager of education and outreach for York County Parks, part-time environmental educator for Lancaster County Parks, and runs her own business, Creative Nature Works, in her spare time. Kelseys passionate about many natural history topics, including landscaping with native plants; caterpillars, moths & butterflies; and herpetology.
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