Approximately 2-21/2 hours
Sarah Grimm from
BRING Recycling is the person to contact. She shows
the children around and talks about the process.
Students visit the area where people dispose of
their garbage and see Short Mountain Landfill to
discuss the amount of garbage generated in Lane
County. Bus transportation will be paid
Time: 4-5 hours if both sessions are
and hands-on activities along the trails, students
explore water as it enters the Arboretum as a
raindrop, flows into the pond, the streams, the
river and the soil and completes its cyclic journey
to the sea and back. This is a 2 hour tour. It can
be followed by an activity session that provides
hands-on projects and activities that parallel what
the students have learned, also two hours.
Admission and bus transportation will be paid for.
Time: Approximately 3-4 hours
This trip will be
scheduled with EWEBs Tours and Presentations
line listed above. More information is given when
you call and someone will return your call to
organize your trip time and date. How Eugenes
water is taken from the McKenzie River, filtered,
purified and delivered to the consumers is covered.
You will also be able to view a fish counting
Lookout Point or
Time: To be
willing to meet with any interested 5th grade
teachers to design a wetlands walk, geared toward
this age. The admission charge and bus
transportation would be paid for. Email Cathy
Bechen (cbechen) if interested in this option and
she will set up a meeting with the Nearby Nature
Fern Ridge or Kirk
Grade: K or
Phone: Phil Janz, 343-1059
Time: up to individual teachers
Educational Site will be ready September 24, 2001.
Phil Janz will take any interested teacher on a
"walk through" prior to taking your students out.
Susan Wilson, a wildlife biologist, is willing to
talk about the Western Pond Turtle, Wetlands or
Bird life. (688-8147)
Diane Livermore and
Lori Redding will conduct an inservice in October
concerning Kirk Park for anyone interested in
taking students there.
937-2131 x142---Jim Eagen
Time: 1.5 hours
This trip covers
hydroelectricity, flood control, recreation and