Voyagers! REC environmental classes start June 13
The Root River Environmental Education Community Center (REC) opens for business Sunday, June 2. Less than two weeks later, the Root River Voyagers Environmental Education Program welcomes its first group of eco-explorers for regular Thursday afternoon expeditions. The classes are free and donations are accepted.
The UW-Parkside College of Natural and Health Sciences offers eight special programs for young people ages 7-12. Starting June 13 and continuing every Thursday (except July 4) from 3-5 p.m. through Aug. 8, these voyagers examine a different aspect of life on, in, under, and around the Root River.
The dates and programs are:
- June 13: Ecosystem Expeditions
- June 20: Why Water Matters
- June 27: Land HO!
- July 11: Why Energy is a Natural
- July 18: Adapting is a Way of Life
- July 25: Get the Itch for Insects
- Aug. 1: Who Done it? Solving Crimes in Nature, and
- Aug. 8: Root River Voyagers Get Cool for School
Details about each Root River Voyagers session are available online.
Make exploring the Root River part of your summer routine. Sign up at the REC Center or call 262-818-4200 for details during operating hours: Saturdays and Sundays, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.For more information on the College of Natural and Health Sciences, visit www.uwp.edu keyword cnhs.