Students explore the wetlands of Neary Lagoon and use binoculars to spot and record wildlife along a one-mile hike. By collecting data on their observations and comparing them to past data, students find patterns of seasonal change, migration, and human impacts.
Please note that program fees for public elementary classes are currently waived.
Days offered: Tuesdays and Thursdays
Start time: 9:00 a.m.
Program duration: 2 hours
Cost: $40 field trip (up to 30 students)
Chaperones Required: 4-6
Supplemental Activities: Classroom Presentation ($25* for 1 hour); Educational Kit ($15*)
Months offered: September – May
*The Classroom Presentation and Educational Kits are designed to deepen the impact of the field trip program. They are highly recommended, but not required. They include activities and resources that might enhance your lessons apart from the field trip. Educational Kit rentals are one to two weeks.
Request a Field Trip
Explore our available field trips below. Select a date from the calendar and complete the request form. Museum staff will contact you to confirm the details of your reservation within a week of receiving your request.