Faculty Advisor

Traver, Robert W.

Abstract

This project raised wetland conservation awareness through the development and implementation of an interactive and hands-on educational program for students from nine schools in Benjamín Aceval, Paraguay.The program included in-class presentations and a wetland workshop that provided more than 50 students hands-on experience with their local wetlands. The team delivered recommendations to the project collaborators: Benjamín Aceval schools and the local conservation group, Karugua Ha’e Tekove. The recommendations suggest that (1) Karugua Ha’e Tekove take over the educational program, (2) there be semi-annual workshops and/or science fairs for the students, (3) there be a guidebook dedicated to the wetlands and area of Benjamín Aceval, and (4) the program be extended to the Qom communities.

Publisher

Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Date Accepted

May 2018

Project Type

Interactive Qualifying Project

Accessibility

Unrestricted

Advisor Department

Undergraduate Studies

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