Summer of Science: Salt Marsh Explorers!

Ages 6 to 9

SESSION 1: July 10 – July 14

SESSION 2: July 24 – July 28

Set at the Ernst Marine Conservation Center, located in the heart of an 88-acre wetland preserve at West Meadow Creek, Stony Brook, participants explore this unique breeding area for animals and plants including fiddler crabs, fish and marsh birds. We’ll discover the areas habitat exploring the water’s edge to collect the many varieties of plants and animals that make up the marsh ecosystem. At the lab, we’ll observe adaptations using touch tanks, microscopes and magnifying glasses. We’ll also seine for fish, do fun crafts and use field guides to identify animal tracks.

Fee: $275.00 for week.

Register by June 15 for the early-bird rate ($265.00).
Minimum 10 participants, maximum 15.
Two weeks notice is required for all cancellations without penalty

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