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Civic and Community Groups
Looking for a pertinent and interesting topic to share with your civic, community or environmental group? Book a Safe Passage speaker for an informative presentation. Adapting roadways to improve safety for both wildlife and humans is an issue that affects all citizens. Safe Passage has speakers available for presentations of varying lengths, ready to share with your Rotary Club, Chamber of Commerce, Sierra Club or residential community — any group of active and engaged members interested in learning more about this topic in your community.
High School, College and Adult Education Classes
Book a Safe Passage speaker for your high school, college or continuing/adult education class. Wildlife mitigation encompasses issues of wildlife habitat, species survival, the barrier effect, transportation and the environment — which, together, prove relevant and timely for a wide range of curricula, from science to environment, climate change, civics and current events. Safe Passage fosters understanding of this issue through science and research, and brings with them incredible photos of wildlife in the Pigeon River Gorge research area in programming that’s suited for high school-age students to lifelong learners.
Elementary and Middle School Classes
Teach children through the animals’ story
Use this beautiful and engaging new chapter book, A Search for Safe Passage by author Frances Figart, with illustrations by Emma DuFort, to teach young people about the animals of the Smokies, their habitat needs, and how we, their human friends, can help. Recommended for students in grades 4-8 with Safe Passage Discussion Questions supplemental material available for teachers’ use.