Environmental Explorers 2019 TENTATIVE agenda:

Tuesday, June 25

7:30–8 a.m.

Registration: 
Upper Midwest Environmental Sciences Center-USGS
2630 Fanta Reed Road
La Crosse, WI 54603

8–9:15 a.m.

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

9:15–9:30 a.m. Break
9:30–10:45 a.m.

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

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
Group 2: Fishes of the Mississippi River: Identification & Habitats

1:30–1:45 p.m. Break
1:45–3 p.m.

Group 1: Fishes of the Mississippi River: Identification & Habitats
Group 2: Backwater Safari: Plant ID & Habitats

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

Wednesday, June 26

7:45–8 a.m.

Arrival:
Upper Midwest Environmental Sciences Center-USGS
2630 Fanta Reed Road
La Crosse, WI 54603

8–9:15 a.m.

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

9:15–9:30 a.m. Break
9:30–10:45 a.m.

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

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
Group 2: Soils

1:30–1:45 p.m. Break
1:45–3 p.m.

Group 1: Soils
Group 2: Forests

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