Conservation + Comics - Preserve, Protect, and Make Art with the National Park Service

Fri, Mar 13 - 10:00am to 11:30am
Fri, Mar 13 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm

Art is a powerful tool that can transcend barriers – it can help scientists meet people where they are and tell relatable and impacting stories that move minds. With the Conservation + Comics program, Cabrillo National Monument (National Park Service) provides a distinct experience for youth and families in the greater San Diego area. In our two-part program, participants will be guided by a biologist through a thematic nature exploration of the park, then an art educator will lead the participants in an innovative way to tell scientific stories – through comics! With the Conservation + Comics workshop, participants will learn what it means to preserve and protect, and will communicate that conservation science with a nature comic they get to create and keep. Fun for ages 7+!

RSVP Required: 
Yes
RSVP Instructions: 
Please RSVP Samantha Wynns at Samantha_Wynns@partner.nps.gov and select which workshop you'd like to attend. There is a cap of 30 attendees per workshop, so don't delay!
Location: 
Cabrillo National Monument
1800 Cabrillo Memorial Dr.
San Diego, CA 92106
Ages: 
Grade School
Middle School
High School
College and Beyond (21+)
Topics: 
Animals
Art
Biology
Ecology
Education
Environment
Zoology
Spanish Speaker Provided: 
No
National Park Service - Cabrillo National Monument
Region: 
Central San Diego

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