2019 YOUTH PROGRAM DATES ARE COMING SOON!

Registration will open on or before February 1, 2019!

Environmental Explorers TENTATIVE agenda:

Tuesday, June 12

7:30–8 a.m. Registration
8–9:15 a.m.

Group 1: Songbird Study Along the Mississippi River, USGS
Group 2: Sampling Water Quality in the River: How and Why, USGS

9:15–9:30 a.m. Break
9:30–10:45 a.m.

Group 1: Sampling Water Quality in the River: How and Why, USGS
Group 2: Songbird Study Along the Mississippi River, USGS

10:45–11:30 a.m. Environmental Games (Invasive Species & Bird Migration)
11:30 a.m.–12 p.m. Lunch (box lunch provided)
12–12:15 p.m. Bus ride to Nelson Park 
12:15–1:30 p.m.

Group 1: Backwater Safari: Plant ID & Habitats, Wisconsin DNR
Group 2: Fishes of the Mississippi River: Identification & Habitats, US Fish and Wildlife Service

1:30–1:45 p.m. Break
1:45–3 p.m.

Group 1: Fishes of the Mississippi River: Identification & Habitats, US Fish and Wildlife Service
Group 2: Backwater Safari: Plant ID & Habitats, Wisconsin DNR

3–3:15 p.m. Bus ride to USGS
3:15 p.m. Depart

Wednesday, June 13

7:45–8 a.m. Arrival
8–9:15 a.m.

Group 1: Small Critters of the River, USGS
Group 2: Mapping Our Environment & Tracking Animals, USGS

9:15–9:30 a.m. Break
9:30–10:45 a.m.

Group 1: Mapping Our Environment & Tracking Animals, USGS
Group 2: Small Critters of the River, USGS

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.

Group 1: Forests, UW Extension
Group 2: Soils, NRCS

1:30–1:45 p.m. Break
1:45–3 p.m.

Group 1: Soils, NRCS
Group 2: Forests, UW Extension

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