2020 Education Programs and Resources

          Online Programs Available through Zoom.           

Email education@wolfriver.org.

Wolf River Wildlife :

Best for grades 2-5; all are welcome. An interactive, photographic Power Point program (offered through a Zoom invitation and link) which focuses on the 5 classes of vertebrates which occur in the Wolf River watershed and the Mid-South. Examples of invertebrates are provided later in the program.  Questions welcome through the chatbox feature.  This program will be offered every Tuesday at 10am unless otherwise noted in Activity Calendar.  Please contact education@wolfriver.org for an invitation.

Other Power Point programs on a variety of topics can be arranged by a teacher or parent for a particular group of K-12 students by emailing education@wolfriver.org. (Introduction to the Wolf River, Watersheds, Water Quality, Aquatic Ecology,The Importance of Native Plants, Birds, etc.).  A Zoom invitation can be provided by either the Education Director or the group organizer.

Look for additional programs, such as virtual field trips to the Epping Way Greenway and to the Ghost River State Natural Area, in the near future.

Citizen Science App's and Websites

These are some of the tools which help people enjoy the outdoors while also contributing to a scientific database.  Excellent for building observation and STEM skills in students.

Seek

iNaturalist 

Project Noah

Journey North

eBird

Other Resources

Nature Scavenger Hunt (preK-3)

Epping Way Scavenger Hunt 

Flora and Fauna of Epping Way - online field guide