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Environmental Explorers TENTATIVE agenda:

Tuesday, June 19

7:30–8 a.m. Registration
8–9:15 a.m. Songbird Mist Netting & Banding Along the Mississippi River

9:15–9:30 a.m. Break
9:30–11 a.m. Sampling Water Quality in the River: How and Why

11–Noon. Lunch (box lunch provided)
Bus ride to Nelson Park 
12–1:15 p.m. Backwater Safari: Plant ID & Habitats

1:15–1:30 p.m. Break
1:30–3:15 p.m. Fishes of the Mississippi River: Identification & Habitats

3:15 p.m.

Wednesday, June 20

7:45–8 a.m. Arrival
8–9:15 a.m. Small Critters of the River

9:15–9:30 a.m. Break
9:30–10:45 a.m. Mapping Our Environment & Tracking Animals

10:45–11:30 a.m. Environmental Games: Invasive Species & Bird Migration
11:30 a.m.–12 p.m. Lunch (box lunch provided)
12:15–1:30 p.m. Amphibians and Reptiles

1:30–1:45 p.m. Break
1:45–3 p.m. Web of Life!

3–3:30 p.m. Closing Ceremony
3:30 p.m. Depart