Project Wild


Hands-on science education training

ODNR officials lead conservation education workshop for Bluffton students.

Education majors utilize Bluffton’s Moyer Nature Center for training

Sixteen future teachers at Bluffton University recently took part in a unique training for hands-on science education. Officials from the Ohio Department of Natural Resources led a training for Project Wild, the organization’s conservation education program.

Held at the Moyer Nature Center, the location allowed participants to tryout some of the lessons, including a hands-on field investigation of plants and wildlife. Project Wild lessons align with Ohio’s curriculum standards and include science, language arts, literacy and math elements.

Classroom instruction

Full accreditation

Nationally accredited

Bluffton University is one of just 147 providers approved under the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) teacher preparation standards.