Hands-on Projects

  • Increase the quality and diversity of stream habitat
  • Improve water quality through ecological restoration
  • Provide local school students with a hands-on, integrated learning experience
  • Foster a connection between students and the environment
  • Expose students to possible future environmental/agricultural occupations
  • Show students that productive lands can exist as part of a thriving environment
  • Typical field activities: planting native vegetation, removing invasive plant species, installing drip irrigation, building bird boxes, building erosion control structures, maintaining and monitoring installed restoration practices, stenciling storm drains, and removing litter
  • Ecological study: surveying macro invertebrates, viewing rotary screw trap, or setting up scientific experiments

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