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Registration Open for "Tampa Bay: Living Legacy" Educators' Workshop

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Immerse your students in the natural and cultural history of Tampa Bay by attending this free one-day workshop featuring curriculum designed to accompany the documentary film "Tampa Bay: Living Legacy" This film chronicles the transformation of Tampa Bay from one of the nation's most polluted waterways to one of its most heralded environmental success stories.

The teaching guide offers six complete lesson plans that complement key chapters in the bay's natural and human history, highlighting important natural resources such as birds and seagrass habitats, and drawing on the memories and perspectives of the local "Bay Champions" who fought to save this centerpiece of our region.

When:  August 2, 2012, 9 am to 4 pm
Where: Weedon Island Preserve Cultural and Natural History Center, 1800 Weedon Drive N.E., St. Petersburg, FL 33702

• The curriculum is designed for grades 9-12.
• Participating teachers will receive a $35 stipend.
• Pre-registration is required; home school and informal educators are welcome.

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