Elementary Science Class gears up for the TEKS Science test by studying life cycle of monarch butterflies, then tagging them in a citizen's science project in collaboration with the University of Kansas' Monarch Watch Program. 150 monarchs were tagged in the Eagle Pass area by students from four elementaries. The Nature Center purchased the supplies and provided the instruction to enable this learning enrichment in the public schools. Some 600 students participated at Lee Elementary, Ray Darr, San Luis, Kirshner, Pete Gallego, and Poe Elementary in Houston, Tx.

Rio Bravo Nature Center Activity Calendar
Call (830) 773-1836 to sign-up.

2012
August
6-10
Ecology Day Camp
For youths ages 7-13, reservations required.

Explore the ecology of Maverick County and participate in 3 field trips:
Seminole Canyon State Park
Kickapoo Caverns State Park
Canoe trip down the Rio Grande
(local--3 hours)

Call or e-mail for further details: riobravo.nature@att.net
830-776-0638 (leave phone number, e-mail address, child's name and age)


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