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Experiment – Wetlands as a Filter

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Did you know that one of the great benefits of wetlands is their ability to filter run-off before it enters open water? Sediments and pollutants (including manure and chemicals) that pass through a wetlands before entering open water are filtered…

Pond Dipping

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Wonders of Wetlands is our most popular Environmental Education program. Kids love pond dipping! Turn it into a family adventure by visiting a wetland to discover who and what lives there. The best time for pond dipping is early June until early…

Backyard Shelters for a Night Under the Stars

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Now I see the secret of making the best person:   it is to grow in the open air and to eat and sleep with the Earth. - Walt Whitman Sleeping in the outdoors has been linked to many health benefits and helps kids form a more intimate connection…