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South Coast Region CAEP: Classroom Aquarium Education Program

Serving Los Angeles, Orange, San Diego, Santa Barbara, and Ventura counties


How to Get Involved

Teachers: The first step in getting started is to attend a free workshop. The workshop is required for participation in the program. Many teachers obtain grant money or funding through other sources for the equipment needed.

Volunteers: Help is needed in a variety of ways including delivering eggs to schools, classroom presentations, and assisting with field trips. Angling Clubs and other organizations may donate their time and/or resources.

For more information about how to get started in the program, please contact R5CAEP@wildlife.ca.gov

Trout in the Classroom Teacher Workshops

Participation in a training course is required for teachers interested in participating in the CAEP program. To register or for more information about the workshops listed below, please contact Jennifer O'Brien and include the following information in your email message: Name, workshop date you are interested in attending, school name, city location of school and grade level.

October 14, 2017
Location: Upper Newport Bay Back Bay Science Center
Address: 600 Shellmaker Road, Newport Beach, CA 92660
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 2: 00 p.m.
Free WorkshopPlease bring a lunch.

October 21, 2017
Location:
Escondido Creek Conservancy
Address: 120 W. Grand Ave. Suite #202, Escondido, CA
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Free WorkshopPlease bring a lunch.

Thousand Oaks Workshop (date TBD)

South Coast Region CAEP Coordinators

Jennifer O’Brien and Dwayne Maxwell
R5CAEP@wildlife.ca.gov

Egg Deliveries

Eggs will be available on October 4, 2017. Eggs will also likely be available in January and March (dates TBD).

For teachers requesting to receive eggs in January, the deadline for submitting your link opens in new tab or window 772 Application (PDF) is December 15, 2017. Please submit your application in a scanned email attachment (PDF Format) to CDFW for approval.

For teachers requesting to receive eggs in March, the deadline for submitting your link opens in new tab or window 772 Application (PDF) is February 15, 2018. Please submit your application in a scanned email attachment to CDFW for approval.


Egg Deliveries

Eggs will be available on October 19, 2016. Eggs will also likely be available in January and March (dates TBD).

For teachers requesting to receive eggs in October, the deadline for submitting your link opens in new tab or window772 Application (PDF) to CDFW is September 15, 2016. Please submit your application in a scanned email attachment (PDF Format) to Dwayne Maxwell for approval.

For teachers requesting to receive eggs in January, the deadline for submitting your link opens in new tab or window772 Application (PDF) to CDFW is December 15, 2016. Please submit your application in a scanned email attachment (PDF Format) to Dwayne Maxwell for approval.

For teachers requesting to receive eggs in March, the deadline for submitting your link opens in new tab or window772 Application (PDF) to CDFW is February 15, 2017. Please submit your application in a scanned email attachment (PDF Format) to Dwayne Maxwell for approval.



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