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Field Trip Planner

Field Trip Planner

This planner will serve as a guide to plan a successful learning experience in the outdoors. Included in this planner are a history, a brief summary of the natural resources and facilities, and some tips on planning a field trip to the Center.

This information may be used to plan environmental education programs with the naturalists, or it can be used alone by teachers or group leaders. Outdoor education can be fun and exciting for students, groups, leaders and teachers. Planning ahead can help ensure a rewarding experience.

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News & Notices

Experience the sounds of the season, in search of the frogs and toads which inhabit the Wapsi River Center. Visitors will learn how to identify the various calls associated with each species and then on on a night time frog catching adventure! Please bring a flashlight and waterproof footwear...
Posted: April 23, 2018
Join Director/Naturalist Dave Murcia for an adventure with canoes and kayaks. Whether you are a beginner or regular paddler, come out to learn basics. Program includes all equipment use, covers safety, techniques, and taking a tour of Pride Lake. You may bring your own vessel/PFD, though it must...
Posted: April 21, 2018
Join Naturalist Michael Granger for a tour of the Wapsi woods in search of spring wildflowers. Bloodroot, Dutchman's Breeches, Trout Lily, and Jacob's Ladder are just some of the flowers to be found! Please call to Register for this program - 563-328-3286
Posted: April 21, 2018