BENTONVILLE, Ark. (KNWA/KFTA) — Osage Park in Bentonville will launch free fall programming that gives the community an opportunity to connect back to nature and discover the uniqueness of the wetlands.

According to a press release, “The Wetland Expedition” program includes a field trip for 7th grade classrooms and an all-ages program, both providing hands-on stations that will be located throughout Osage Park. Stations include macroinvertebrate identification, erosion/beaver dams, water quality testing, invasive management, ecosystem engineers, watershed mapping, water filtration and terrariums.

“We are excited to provide the community with the opportunity to explore this unique ecosystem that exists in their own backyard. We hope that the Wetland Exploration programming will make a lasting impression on the area students as we provide a hands-on approach to learning,” said Layne Hyatt, Director of Programs.


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