© 2022 Michigan State University Board of Trustees
Public Media from Michigan State University
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00
0:00
Available On Air Stations
Community

Michigan Offers Wetland Lessons For Middle School Classrooms

lake trout photo
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service - Midwest Region
/
flickr creative commons

Teachers looking for a way to work Michigan's animals and plants into their lessons have a new option to choose from.

The state Department of Natural Resources has developed a curriculum called Michigan's Wondrous Wetlands and Waterfowl.

It's intended for students in sixth, seventh and eighth grades and will provide information about the importance of local wetland ecosystems.

The six lessons focus on waterfowl species, their biology and life cycles, plus wetland management and history. The program also recommends a field trip to a local wetland.

Educators are asked to register for the classroom program by March 30. Materials will be provided via email to eligible educators.

Related Content
News from WKAR will never be behind a paywall. Ever. We need your help to keep our coverage free for everyone. Please consider supporting the news you rely on with a donation today. You can support our journalism for as little as $5. Every contribution, no matter the size, propels our vital coverage. Thank you.