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2010 Science on the Green fieldtrip and Workshop choices

Late September 2010 marked the 5th anniversary for Science on the Green in Waterbury

Waterbury: 2010's events were aimed at the 4-8th grade level. Field trips were off-site in or near Waterbury. In Waterbury on the grounds of the State Office Complex , focused sets of three workshops for a particular area of study were also offered.

Field Trips & Focused Studies:

  • Ben & Jerry's Factory & Wastewater Facility Tour
  • Geology Hike
  • Green Mountain Coffee Roasters Tour
  • Wonderful Water Critters Fieldtrip
  • Mountain Biking Fieldtrip
  • Monitoring Vermont Waters
  • The Science & Art of Trail Maintenance
  • The Waste Cycle
  • Vermont Waterways, How Water Flows in Vermont
  • A Tour of the Waterbury Drinking Water System
  • Waterbury Wastewater Treatment Plant
  • The Fate of Hazardous Materials
  • Journey By Water
  • Wildlife Habitat and Management
  • Alien Invaders
  • Energy and the Environment
  • Don't Treat Your Soil Like Dirt
  • You Are What You Drink
  • Vermont Streams: Fish-Eye Viewpicnic lunch

Noontime: Environmentally Responsible Lunch Recycling and compost bins were made available and solid waste was collected and analyzed for waste prevention and reduction opportunities

1:00 Bus Departure

Science on the Green Contact Information:

Rebecca Phelps

802-583-7502 Rebecca.Phelps@state.vt.us
Rob Farley 802-371-7616 Rob.Farley@state.vt.us

Vermont Agency of Natural Resources
1 National Life Drive, Davis 2
Montpelier, VT 05620-3901


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