Mark your calendars for Tuesday, April 21st at 10 a.m. for a special, virtual Park Roots speaker series, featuring Parklands Education Director, Curtis Carman. Join us on Facebook Live as we take you along the Wild Hyacinth Trail in Turkey Run Park while teaching you how to identify tree species for your next exploration in the park!
Park Roots: Tree Identification
Speaker - Curtis Carman, Parklands Education Director
Date & Time - Tuesday, April 21st at 10 a.m. on Facebook Live
Trail: Wild Hyacinth Trail in Turkey Run Park
The Park Roots program is a speaker series exclusive to Parklands Members but, during these uncertain times, we are opening up the series to our digital followers, allowing supporters to safely enjoy our program while practicing social distancing.
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About Curtis Carman:
As Director of Education, Curtis Carman oversees The Parklands Outdoor Classroom, promoting STEAM-based education through engaging, hands-on learning both outdoors and inside the classroom. Each year, his team of Education Specialists, Interpretive Rangers and Camp Counselors guide nearly 20,000 participants of all ages through school field trips, camps, Parklands Explorer, Junior Explorer and Wednesday Wonders. Prior to his promotion to Education Director in May of 2018, Curtis first joined The Parklands team as an Interpretive Ranger and led the department as Education Coordinator for three years.
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