education

Let’s Go Outside! The Benefits of Learning in the Outdoors

Learn how you can harness kids natural enthusiasm for being outdoors with engaging, hands-on lessons based in your local habitat.

The Importance of Aligning Your Projects with Learning Standards

Find out why learning standards are so important and how you can ensure your conservation education activities align with these standards.

Hands-On Means Minds-On

At WHC, our model encourages the use of hands-on, minds-on learning whenever possible. This kind of active learning helps you engage more deeply with the information or skill at hand.

Wheelabrator Technologies Inc. Hosts Annual Symposium for Environment and Education

For 21 years, Wheelabrator Technologies Inc. has sponsored an annual Symposium for Environment and Education, challenging middle school students in partner communities to identify an environmental issue and work towards a solution. The symposium fosters teamwork and helps teachers to incorporate STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) concepts. It also aligns with the company’s business […]

WHC & BGE Host Event for Local Middle Schoolers

The Wildlife Habitat Council (WHC) held an event for Patuxent Valley Middle School students in cooperation with Baltimore Gas & Electric (BGE) on April 8, 2015.  Three WHC employees and 12 BGE employees participated, along with 24 students, three teachers, and two parents.  The Maryland Department of Natural Resources’ Stream Challenge Grant supported the event, […]

Soils in All the Colors of the Rainbow

A rainbow of soil is under our feet; red as a barn and black as a peat. It’s yellow as lemon and white as the snow; bluish gray. So many colors below. Hidden in darkness as thick as the night; the only rainbow that can form without light. Dig you a pit, or bore you […]