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ONSC Outreach - Wednesday, May 8th, 8:00AM-1:45PM – Wetland Expedition Field Trips - Osage Park

Help ONSC lead a fun Creek Critters activity for our station at the Wetland Expedition Field Trips at Osage Park, on Wednesday, May 8th, 8:00AM-1:45PM. Breakfast, lunch, snacks, and beverages will be provided to all volunteers!

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ONSC Outreach - Wednesday, May 8th, 8:00AM-1:45PM –  Wetland Expedition Field Trips - Osage Park
ONSC Outreach - Wednesday, May 8th, 8:00AM-1:45PM –  Wetland Expedition Field Trips - Osage Park

Time & Location

May 08, 2024, 8:00 AM – 1:45 PM

Bentonville, 700 SW 16th St, Bentonville, AR 72712, USA

About the Event

ONSC is seeking volunteers to assist with outreach on Wednesday, May 8th from 8:00AM-1:45PM for the Wetland Expedition Field Trips at Osage Park. 

*ONSC's station will be a Creek Critters (Benthic MacroInvertebrate bioindicators of water quality) activity.

Please arrive at 8:00 to help our ONSC staff with set up of our table & Creek Critters activity/supplies, as well as some of our typical outreach materials.  Plan to stay until around 1:45PM to also help with clean up after the sessions are over.

Info from the organizers: 

8:00am Volunteer/Facilitator arrival   

9am-1:20pm Program  

-Students will rotate through stations lasting 30 minutes each. 

-There will be a lunch break from 11:30-11:55 for all students, educators, and volunteers.  

-Breakfast, lunch, snacks, and beverages will be provided to all volunteers/facilitators.   

Osage Park Info Page - https://www.peelcompton.org/visit-osage-park/

The premise of this large-scale field trip event is to provide 5th grade students in Northwest Arkansas the opportunity to experience Osage Park and its wetlands in a fun, hands-on way through topics such as:

  • Ecosystems
  • Watersheds and Watershed Mapping
  • Wetland Wildlife
  • Invasive Species and Management
  • Water Quality/Freshwater Pollution
  • etc!

Expedition 2024 Details

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