Programs at the Nature Reserve

MICRO TO MACRO WORLDS IN THE ENVIRONMENT: Grade 4-6  Organism Interaction Program

Students investigate the living worlds found around the wetland project area.  Students will work in investigative teams to complete the Mystery Activity identified.  Each team will collect, identify, and examine the items found from a lake, pond, wetland, and field site to understand the Micro to Macro World.
Minimum 15 students, Maximum 25 students
Location: Winnie Palmer Nature Reserve at Saint Vincent College


WORLD OF WETLANDS: Grade 4-6  Ecosystems (focusing on the wetlands)

Students explore the wonders of wetlands and their function in the environment.  Students examine the water, soil, animals, and plants found at the Monastery Run Project Wetlands to gain the knowledge of this ecosystem’s functional role in the environment.
Minimum 15 students, Maximum 25 students
Location: Winnie Palmer Nature Reserve at Saint Vincent College


WETLAND FLORA FUN: Grade 4-6  Plants (focusing on wetland plants and their adaptations)

Wetland plants make special adaptations to the wet and harsh conditions of the ecosystem in which they live.  Learning to use a dichotomous key, scavenger hunt, and hands-on activities, students identify these marsh residents, their adaptations, special features, and role in the environment.
Minimum 15 students, Maximum 25 students
Location: Winnie Palmer Nature Reserve at Saint Vincent College

 

NATURE DISCOVERY HIKE: Grade K-6  Plants, Ecosystems, and Organism Interactions

Students are guided in small groups along the Nature Reserve trails to bird with binoculars, identify plants and insects, count tree rings, dip net in our pond, and more. A twelve station stop will encourage respectful and careful investigation of the natural world.
Minimum 15 students, Maximum 30 students
Location: Winnie Palmer Nature Reserve at Saint Vincent College

Choose from the following list to request a program for your school or organization at Winnie Palmer Nature Reserve:

Half Day School Age Program at WPNR 

Full Day, Combined WPNR/MRIP Wetlands Program for School Age

SA Program and Field Trip Options

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