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Trees Around the GLOBE Student Research Campaign Webinar #7

Posted on January 23, 2019 - 1:44 PM CST

3/19/2019 (Tue) - 8:00 AM to 9:00 AM CDT

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Tuesday, March 19, 2019 @ 9:00am EDT (1:00pm UTC): Our Connection to the Land: Trees and Forests Through the Eyes of the Salish Tribe of Montana. Oscar Garza and his team will show how GLOBE protocols and citizen science have the potential to help efforts of many communities around the world in their task on language, culture and landscape revitalization and preservation in a dual-learning environment. Many indigenous cultures around the world posses a different perspective about forestry and our connection to the land. They hold a vast richness of Traditional Ecological Knowledge (TEK). Much of that richness is embedded in the language. Oscar will be respectfully sharing experience from work done at Kalispel Language Survival School (K-4)  and almost 2 years of Forestry college at Salish Kootenai College in efforts to revitalize the language in the Salish corridor.

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