Learning on the watershed in your community

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CHICOPEE, Mass. (Mass Appeal) – Whether you go canoeing with your children or explore a local river, there’s a lot to learn when at a body of water. Sienna Wildfield is the Founder/Executive Director of Hilltown Families and she joined us to share more about how to use our local habitat to support community-based education.Learning on the Watershed:

Using our local habitat to support community-based educationCommunity-based events and resources to support an integrative approach to nature-based learning:

River ecology to support interests in insects.

Wetlands to support learning about the food chain.

Bogs for discovering unique native plants.Points of entry to community engagement that are value-based and support an integrative approach to nature-based learning:

Outdoor adventures provide intergenerational engagement while learning about the river.

Citizen scientist opportunities to engage families in the scientific process while learning about river ecology.

Family volunteering that support service-based learning while keeping our rivers clean and protected.

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