Franklin County Conservation District Holds Sixth Annual First Grade Field Trip

Submitted by Jennifer Bratthauar, Ag Conservation Technician, Franklin County Conservation District

Identifying macroinvertebrates. Photo provided by Franklin County Conservation District.

For the sixth year, the Franklin County Conservation District hosted the First Grade Field Trip at Caledonia State Park on April 30, May 1, May 14 and May 15. This year’s field trip included a variety of educational stations including agriculture, wildlife, water quality (macroinvertebrates and runoff), dairy, forestry and a nature trail scavenger hunt. Approximately 712 first graders from 32 classes across 13 different elementary schools attended.

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