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GARNA Stream Explorers in Buena Vista – 2019
May 30 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until May 31, 2019
One event on June 3, 2019 at 9:00 am
One event on June 4, 2019 at 9:00 am
GARNA and Collegiate Peaks Chapter of Trout Unlimited are teaming up for another year of Stream Explorers to connect youth to the river in their backyard. This four class program is open to middle school youth who are in 5th through 8th grade. Participants will discover the secret lives of creatures that live in the river, perform aquatic behavior experiments, gain experience with fly casting, and learn to tie their own flies.
Class 1: Intro to Stream Conservation. Investigate aquatic invertebrates through experiments in the classroom and surveying in the Arkansas.
Class 2: Research fish including their anatomy, stressors, and habitat.
Class 3: Fly tying, intro to fly rods, and casting activities
Class 4: Fishing (we will ride a Chaffee Shuttle to our fishing location)
Earn a free fly rod! Students who complete all 4 sessions will have the option of completing activities during and/or after camp to receive a free fly rod (a $200 value)!
This activity takes place on 4 dates. Participants must attend all 4 days. Register by May 28. Space is limited.
Thursday, May 30 | 9:00 am – 12:30 pm
Friday, May 31| 9:00 am – 12:30 pm
Monday, June 3 | 9:00 am – 12:30 pm
Tuesday, June 4 | 9:00 am – 2:00 pm (pack a sack lunch)
Meeting Location: Buena Vista Community Center
Cost: FREE – costs are covered by sponsorships and grant fundingClick Here to Register Online with GARNA