Raleigh teacher named Environmental Educator of the Year

Posted March 15, 2010 11:16 p.m. EDT

— The North Carolina Wildlife Federation has named a Raleigh teacher as the Environmental Educator of the Year.

Wakefield High School agriculture and horticulture teacher Jodi Riedel spent two years developing a forestry curriculum, which she has taught to more than 700 students. She has also given training workshops to other teachers through the North Carolina Science Teachers Association Conference.

Riedel will be honored at the 47th annual Governor's Conservation Achievement awards banquet on Sept. 18 at the Hilton Raleigh-Durham Airport hotel.