Groundwater to the Gulf

Participants follow the path of water in Central Texas from its origins to its final destination in the Gulf of Mexico. Topics include: hydrology, groundwater, urban watersheds, water quality, water protection, and water conservation. What to expect: •Experience hands-on field experiences with local water experts •Receive FREE Curricula, TEKS-aligned activities, and resources •Learn about field trip opportunities for the school year •Receive 22 continuing education credits Fieldtrips and Activities: •Karst Tour: rock identification and a mini-caving trip •Behind the scenes tour of the Splash! Exhibit at Barton Springs •Aquatic insect study and water quality assessment at McKinney Falls •Focus on service-learning projects including how to build a school garden, rainwater harvesting and planning for a successful campus cleanup •A tour of the new Wilkerson Center for Colorado River Education at Redbud •Canoeing on Lady Bird Lake to conduct water quality testing