Everett High Students drawing plants at Town Line Brook
2006 Watershed Awareness
Youth Environmental Education Program
Awareness Program is offered by the Saugus River Watershed Council in
partnership with New England Discovery. This new partnership will offer
students a rich environmental education experience that incorporates
environmental awareness, watershed concepts, and knowledge and appreciation
printable Program Flyer
River Watershed Council (SRWC) is pleased to offer these FREE environmental
education programs for public schools and youth groups.
is on a first come first serve basis and will fill up quickly.
- For registration
or more information, please contact the Council at firstname.lastname@example.org or
are designed for grades K to 12 and are tailored to your student’s
programs include a classroom visit followed by a field program in a
location such as Rumney Marsh, Reedy Meadow or Breakheart Reservation.
are FREE for public schools and youth organizations located in the following
communities which are part of the Saugus River Watershed: Saugus, Lynn,
Revere, Wakefield, Lynnfield, Malden, Melrose, Everett, Reading, Stoneham
schools or youth organizations are responsible for transportation to
and from programs in the field.
a watershed model.
water conservation budgets for individual homes and schools.
about what a watershed is and how pollution has an impact on the local
natural areas in the watershed such as the Reedy Meadow freshwater marsh,
Rumney Marsh salt marsh, Saugus River and Breakheart Reservation.
how to identify signs and tracks of local wildlife such as beaver, deer,
river otters and coyotes.
how fish such as smelt, alewives, American eel, and perch use the Saugus
about the water cycle by tracking the course of a water droplet.
in hands-on science activities such as water quality sampling and fish
about the valuable role of salt marshes and freshwater wetlands through
classroom projects and field trips.
All programs are designed to meet the Massachusetts Science and Technology
"The Saugus River has been a significant resource throughout
our region's history. It is up to us to act now and provide proper conservation
and preservation so that our children, and theirs, can fully enjoy all
the river can offer now and in the future."
Skip Cole, Saugus Iron Works National Historic Site