Due to Covid-19, we will not be offering in-person presentations until further notice.

We teach classrooms about waterfowl and the importance of the habitat they need to thrive. Through it all, we emphasize hands-on, interpretative learning that highlights respect, health and the sustainability of the outdoors.

Depending on the grade level and presentation, students could be learning about nests and nesting behavior. Or they could be learning about ducks by examining real skulls and feet. They could even be studying migratory behavior while examining wing and feather specimens.


JUNIOR DUCK STAMP: NEST MANIA!

Learn all about nests and nesting behavior through hands-on activities in science and art. Look at real nests, build your own and play a game with your special presenter. At the end, learn how to draw your very own duck!

Length: 1 hour
Grades: K-2nd

JUNIOR DUCK STAMP: WHAT ARE WATERFOWL?

Learn what it means to be a waterfowl through hands-on activities in science and art. Look at real skulls and feet from various birds and learn how to draw your own duck!

Length: 1 hour
Grades: 3rd-5th

Click here to learn more about CWA's Junior Duck Stamp Program.

WOOD DUCK WONDERS

Become a biologist and study one of the most beautiful waterfowl in our state. Practice checking nest boxes, study various wood duck specimens and so much more! Note: This presentation must be completed before attending a Walking with Wood Ducks Field Day.

Length: 1.5 hours
Grades: 3rd-8th

JUNIOR DUCK STAMP: MIGRATION MADNESS!

Study migration and migratory behavior in waterfowl through science and art. Make observations as you study various specimens and learn how to draw your very own duck!

Length: 1 hour
Grades: 5th-12th


BOOK A PROGRAM

To book a program, please complete the form below.

We can host as many programs in a day as your bell schedule allows. Junior Duck Stamp programs are one hour, and the Wood Duck Wonders program is an hour and a half, but can be shortened to an hour to better fit your schedule. When booking, we book the day for you, and can be there as early or as late as you need us. Please note we will have one educator there to travel from classroom to classroom. Please have ONE lead teacher book the programs for your school. We prefer to host at least two classes at each school we visit.

If you do not receive an email from Education Coordinator Molly Maupin within a week of submitting this online form, please resubmit, as it most likely did not go through the first time. You can also email her at mmaupin@calwaterfowl.org, or call 916-648-1406 ext. 121 (office) or 916-532-9682 (mobile).

 
WHICH PROGRAM(S) WOULD YOU LIKE TO BOOK*?
Junior Duck Stamp - What are Waterfowl?
Junior Duck Stamp - Nest Mania!
Junior Duck Stamp - Migration Madness!
Wood Duck Wonders
DOES EACH CLASSROOM HAVE COMPUTER EQUIPMENT/PROJECTOR HOOK UP?*
Yes
No

The program is on a USB that we will plug into your computer to project. If you do not have that set-up we can use laminated slides.

 

← Back to Education Programs