The Youth Making Ripples Contest is an ocean conservation-inspired film festival and competition which challenges K–12 students to produce short ocean documentaries (< 5 min.) about problems that face the ocean, and possible solutions to these issues. The website provides film maker resources, examples of previous winning films, and submission details. Students can win small scholarships and participate on the annual shark tagging expedition. The deadline for submission is December 5th, 2017.
The 2018 Youth Making Ripples Film Festival will take place on January 25, 2018 and will be hosted by the Mote Marine Laboratory. A portion of the festival will focus specifically on plastic pollution and feature Motes new exhibit called “Sea Debris: Awareness through Art”. Check back soon for details and information.
Hosted By: TWA and Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service
What is QuailMasters?
A series of intensive, hands-on training sessions designed to expose participants to the best of the best quail habitat in the state of Texas and make them ‘masters’ of the art and science of quail management. Quail-Masters will enhance your decision-making skills relative to 3 phases of quail management.
- Habitat Management
- Population Management
- People Management
- Quail Masters Student (college) Registration $250
- Quail Masters Full Registration $500
Registration Deadline: April 6, 2018
QuailMasters Course Schedule
Requirements for Participation
QuailMasters is a prestigious, intensive program, and we expect 110% of our participants. As a ‘fledgling’ QuailMaster, you will be expected to attend all four sessions of the Quail-Masters program.
Who Could Benefit from Attending QuailMasters?
- Quail Enthusiasts
- County Agents
- Wildlife Biologists
- College Students*
*3 hours of graduate college credit are available for participation. NOTE: Graduate tuition is separate from QuailMaster’s tuition.
For more events by the Texas Wildlife Association (TWA), visit their Events page!