Local Students’ Project Helps Osprey Conservation

Local Students’ Project Helps Osprey Conservation

Submitted by John Pollpeter, Lead Naturalist at Woodlands Nature Station During the 2016-2017 school year, Trigg County Middle School participated in a teaching method called “Project-based Learning.”  Students are given a project or problem, and then incorporate writing, math, science, art, and computer skills attempt to develop a solution. Ms. Brannigan Ethridge’s 8th grade class was given a list of species that need conservation help. Two students, Zach Meador and Hannah Fletcher, were able to take the project even further than they could imagine. The two students, working with the US Forest Service, developed a plan to put up an…
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Nature Station Hummingbird Photo Contest 2017

Nature Station Hummingbird Photo Contest 2017

Join us in celebrating the 21st anniversary of Hummingbird Fest by entering our second annual Hummingbird Photo Contest! Come enjoy the spectacle of hundreds of hummingbirds as they visit Woodlands Nature Station this August during their annual southern migration. Bring your camera and capture your best shot of our feathered friends. Please review the rules below... Remember: All photos must be taken at Woodlands Nature Station during August 2017. Categories  Hummingbird(s) at a feeder at Nature Station Hummingbird(s) other than at a feeder at Nature Station Youth Division | 16 and under | Either category “People’s Choice” – Invite your friends…
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