Educational Resources

Presentations by Topic

Air Quality

 

Keeping Kids Healthy   ~  Clean Air Board of Pennsylvania (CAB)   ~  30-40 minutes

 

Air Quality in Central Pennsylvania ~  Clean Air Board of Pennsylvania (CAB)   ~  30-40 minutes

 

Medical Effects of Air Pollution ~  Clean Air Board of Pennsylvania (CAB)   ~  60 minutes

 

Measuring Air Quality and the Air Quality Index ~  Clean Air Board of Pennsylvania (CAB)   ~  30-40 minutes

 

Water Quality

 

Preserving the Conoguinet Creek - Conodoguinet Creek Watershed Association ~ 20 minutes

 

Recreation

 

The Cumberland Valley Rail Trail: Taking steps toward Carlisle ~ Cumberland Valley Rails to Trails Council  ~ 40 minutes

 

LeTort Spring Run and Nature Trail ~ LeTort Regional Authority ~ 15 minutes

 

Wildlife

 

Common Birds of the Cumberland Valley ~ Audubon Pennsylvania ~ 45 minutes

 

Making Your Yard and Community More Bird-friendly ~ Audubon Pennsylvania ~ 45 minutes

 

Raptor Migration 101:  introduction to the birds of prey that live and migrate through Pennsylvania, and their use of our ridges for their journey ~ Audubon Pennsylvania ~ 45 minutes

 

Plant It and They Will Sing: Attracting birds with native plants and identifying new visitors – by ear! ~ Audubon Pennsylvania ~ 45 minutes

 

Basic Birding by Ear ~ Audubon Pennsylvania ~ 45 minutes

These presentations and activities are available from Cumberland Conservation Collaborative member organizations for presentation at your venue and can be tailored to fit your audiance.  Please contact the point of contact shown in the full description to arrange presentation.

 

Educational Activities

 

Carlisle Quest - a clue based walking "treasure hunt" within the Carlisle Bouough.