The overall goal of the school-based program is to improve student, teacher and community stewardship and understanding of watershed and land use impacts on water quality and stream ecosystems (objectives).
fish hike goes up the creek--Local biology teacher Charlie Frisk and several students from
Luxemburg/Casco High School will host the fall fish hike at 1 p.m.
this Saturday (Sept. 21), as part of the Baird Creek Preservation
Foundation’s free monthly hikes for nature lovers. They’ll net,
display and quickly release fish and other small creatures of the
creek. This particular hike is billed as “kid focused.” Dress for
conditions and meet at Christa McAuliffe Park (3100 Sitka St.).
www.facebook.com/BairdCreek for more information.
September 15 - October 15: Fall Monitoring Period
----- Monitor two 100-meter stream stations for water quality (macroinvertebrates optional)
GeoStory- we made it!
Congratulations to Elizabeth Braatz of Appleton North HS and her
advisor, Jamie Sadogierski!
program received some national attention through National
The GeoStory features a photo of Elizabeth presenting
research findings at the Lower Fox River Watershed Symposium on
the UW-Green Bay campus last year. Elizabeth’s story and thoughts
are inspiring and she is a great ambassador for the program! See
the link below and have a great tour of what is happening out
there (when you enter the website: click on “start GeoStory” and
then click on her picture -she is wearing a purple t-shirt):