Upcoming and previous events at WETi

Upcoming Events


Get prepared for the move to the new Science Standards in 2025! This practical workshop will provide you with more than a theoretical understanding of the new science standards. It will show you what real classroom instruction looks like using the new standards.
Learn about the new science standards via a deep DIVE into a 10-lesson watershed unit for grades 4-8. *This unit meets ALL the 3-5 and most 6-8 Environmental Literacy & Sustainability (3.4) standards.

Act 48: 3hrs.

May 20th  9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Registration -

$45 payable online

 flyer for workshop

Previous Events

Getting Little Feet WET – Virtual Educator Workshop

This workshop was an education program that was held via zoom. The program provided a standards-based early childhood activity guide from Project WET that is all about water. It featured 10 field-tested, interactive activities to teach children ages 3-6 about water.

Flying WILD – Teacher Workshop

This workshop was an education program focused specifically on birds. The program provided teachers and pre-service teachers with activities to develop awareness concerning birds, conservation, and natural history.

Project WILD – Teacher Workshop

This workshop was an education program focused on wildlife and habitat that provided teachers and pre-service teachers with innovative, interdisciplinary, and ready-to-use activities for the classroom and outdoors.

Project WET – Teacher Workshop

This workshop was a program that offered teachers and pre-service teachers water education. The program used activities to provide teaching methods and essential classroom tools to integrate water into every subject.

Photos from Project WET
Canoe Trip – Preservice Teacher Event

WETi partnered with Chesapeake Bay Foundation to provide pre-service teachers an opportunity to do a canoe trip down the Conestoga to highlight local resources and the importance of place-based education.

Photos from the canoe trip

 Growing Up Wild Early – Education Teacher Workshop

This workshop was an early childhood education program that, through a wide range of activities, built on a child’s sense of wonder about nature and invited them to explore the world around them.


From Land to Stream

This work shop allowed students to participate in hands-on, secondary-level activities and discover resources from Stroud Water Research Center and Pennsylvania State Parks, including an introduction to Project WILD and WET curricula.

Land, Water, and the Chesapeake

The Lancaster Conservancy had an evening of special guest speakers and films that featured the amazing work being done throughout Lancaster County and the Chesapeake region.

Stream to Sky

This workshop focused on lessons and activities for early childhood environmental education from Stroud Water Research Center and Pennsylvania State Parks, including activities from Getting Little Feet WET and Growing Up WILD curricula.

The Water Landscape and You

A family friendly event led by Millersville University faculty and students.  Topics and activities included watershed conservation with a trip to an on-site stream study, making water filters using earth materials, and using scientific data and models to create positive changes in our water landscape.

MWEE Ambassador Training

This training program focused on teaching future educators about MWEEs. MWEEs are multi-stage activities that include learning both outdoors and in the classroom, and aim to increase the environmental literacy of all participants. 

Ruth Patrick Lecture: 

Dr. Ruth Patrick was a visionary ecologist, a champion of environmental protection, and a mentor and inspiration to future scientists for more than seventy years. Her 1948 Conestoga study, which combined biological and chemical data to assess the river's pollution level, was a major breakthrough in the study of freshwater science. Learn more about Dr. Patrick, her career as a scientist, and her pioneering research with distinguished research scientist, Dr. Bern Sweeney.