Facilitated by The Wisconsin Center for Environmental Education. Let birds inspire you and your students. Experience close encounters with birds in our backyard through bird banding with Bob Welch, middle school teacher and natural scientist in Waupaca. Gain teaching techniques and ideas to ignite curiosity and inquiry through bird education. Walk away with ample resources including the Flying WILD activity guide and literacy connection suggestions. This workshop will include an optional early morning bird banding experience. Please be prepared to be outside part of the day. The focus will be on K-8 lessons, but high school educators are welcome.