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Wildflower Wayside Shrine Curriculum Workshop

Submitted by on January 14, 2011 – 4:49 pmNo Comment

SFCC Museum of Florida Art and Culture (MOFAC) will hold a Wildflower Wayside Shrine Trail curriculum workshop for SFCC faculty and Highlands County secondary art and science teachers, Wednesday, Feb. 9, 1:30-4:30 p.m., in Building A, Room 55, at the SFCC Highlands Campus. The workshop will introduce the self-guided nature trail and museum exhibit that highlights the endangered and endemic plants of the Lake Wales Ridge that are found on the SFCC Highlands Campus. It will  provide suggestions for class projects for students including art, writing, and science-oriented projects.

Opening to the public in March, the exhibit features shrine boxes with carvings of each plant that will be found along the trail. Each shrine box will contain scientific information provided by Archbold Biological Station. The Wildflower Wayside Shrine exhibition is sponsored by grants from the Florida Division of Cultural Affairs and the Institute of Museum and Library Services.

The registration deadline for the workshop is Thursday, Feb. 3. For more information or to register, call Mollie Doctrow, SFCC MOFAC Curator at ext. 7240.

Carved by Mollie Doctrow, the Wildflower Wayside Shrine boxes will be located along a nature trail on the SFCC Highlands Campus.

Carved by Mollie Doctrow, the Wildflower Wayside Shrine boxes will be located along a nature trail on the SFCC Highlands Campus.

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