Field Studies

Field studies coupled with classroom activities are an integral part of Meaningful Watershed Educational Experiences. Find a field study program that gets your students' feet wet and hands dirty.

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Soils and Land-Use Planning Field Trip

Learn how soil is actually a dynamic and living component of the ecosystem. See how soil erosion and improper land-use planning can lead to loss of this valuable resource AND how we can prevent this.

Organization(s): Shaver's Creek Environmental Center
Location: 3400 Discovery Road Petersburg, PA 16669 (Map It)
Theme(s): Pollution and Pressures, Restoration, Land Use and Agriculture
Level(s): High School
Program Length(s): Day Trips
Keywords: pollution, land use, erosion, sediment, soil and rocks, water quality
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Watershed Study Field Trip

Learn how to locate and map out your local watershed. Participate in hands-on activities: Biotic Index, Abiotic (Chemical) Testing, Riparian Zone Assessment, and Aquatic Fauna and Flora Inventory.

Organization(s): Shaver's Creek Environmental Center
Location: 3400 Discovery Road Petersburg, PA 16669 (Map It)
Theme(s): Habitats and Critters, Pollution and Pressures, Land Use and Agriculture
Level(s): High School
Program Length(s): Day Trips
Keywords: pollution, habitat and niche, restoration, stream study, water quality, water testing, wildlife
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