Teachers and informal educators of K-12 students are invited to engage in science teaching professional development this autumn at the W.K. Kellogg Biological Station.  The KBS K-12 Partnership Fall Workshop is set for 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 26. The theme is “Restoring Healthy Communities,” and will feature keynote speaker Lars Brudvig, associate professor of plant biology at Michigan State University. The day will start with a lecture from Dr. Brudvig, followed by three sets of interactive, experiential concurrent sessions presented by educators and scientists. There also will be allotted time for lunch, snacks, networking and reflection.   The online option runs from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m., and includes the opening lecture only.   Each program is free and includes a participant stipend, continuing education hours and materials for bringing lessons and content to students.   Register by Monday, Oct. 16, to reserve your spot!   About the KBS K-12 Partnership   The KBS K-12 Partnership is a network of educators and scientists that come together to learn about the latest science at KBS and innovative pedagogies for classroom and outdoor teaching. The KBS K-12 Partnership formed in 1999 and is funded by the National Science Foundation, KBS Long-term Ecological Research program and the Michigan State University Graduate School.    Questions? Contact Kara Haas at karahaas at msu.edu