Wednesday, February 29, 2012


Grades 6-12 students compete for the chance to win $2000 (first prize) and a travel stipend to Washington DC to attend the festival. The winners are also honored in an awards ceremony, hosted by Bill Nye, as part of the festival.

Our central theme, or driving question, is how to "Save the World through Science and Engineering". Students make a short video (:30-:90) that shows how scientific discoveries and inventions can improve our lives and change our world, either right now or in the future. Enter by March 21, 2012.

Monday, February 13, 2012

Flying WILD Workshop for Educators

Middle school educators interested in helping students understand the importance of migratory birds and their conservation should attend this workshop! Participants will learn about teacher led classroom activities, volunteer and student led festival activities, and service learning projects focused on using birds as a hook for getting interested in studying the environment.

This workshop is extremely interactive and hands-on. Educators will learn to implement the Flying WILD program ( and learn how to become a City Partner.

This workshop takes place Tuesday, March 13 from 9 am - 3:30 pm in Newburyport. The fee is $15, and light refreshments will be served. Please bring lunch, a mug, and clothing for indoor and outdoor activities.

Contact Pam Landry at Mass Wildlife with any questions at (508)-389-6310 or

Registration information is below.


Flying WILD Workshop Registration Form

Mailing address:_____________________________

What is your interest in attending the workshop?

Intended audience: scouts? after school? general public?
urban youth? classroom ? other (please specify) ______________________________

Please mail completed registration along with a $15 check payable
to MA Wildlife Federation/ProjectWILD to Pam Landry, MassWildlife, 1 Rabbit Hill Road, Westboro, MA 01581. Registration & payment must be received by March 1, 2012.
Confirmation & directions will be sent after registration deadline.