for grades: 8 - 12

Advanced Forest Ecology

Learn some of the basic principles of forest ecology and conduct hands-on studies in our woodland habitats as we hike the trails.  Students will learn to identify plants and animals in the forest community using dichotomous keys.  Quadrat and transect study techniques will be used to collect data on insect and plant populations.

field trip only (no in-school option)

Program Length: 90 minutes, depending on age and group size

  • 90 minute hike, including site investigations
  • gift shopping, optional
  • Picnic area available

Program Cost: $150 for up to 24 students. Staff is free. Additional students and adult chaperones $7 each.

Location: Outdoor Discovery Center