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Experience the Oaks to Wetlands Adventure!



... powerful geologic forces • vast flocks of birds • historic settlements ...
... wonderexplorediscoverhave fun ...


Enrich your classroom learning with an adventure at the Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge!

Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge

Our selection of field trips show off the unique features of the Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, and include classroom and onsite activities to enhance your experience. Mix and match the modules to create field trips that fit your curriculum, age group, and time constraints!

Our field guides introduce you to the birds that inhabit the refuge, and include an interactive display and a printable guide.



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What are the goals of environmental education?

Class on field trip

Goal 1:
To foster a clear awareness of ecological, economic, social, and political interdependencies.

Goal 2:
To provide opportunities to acquire the knowledge, values, attitudes, commitment, and skills needed to improve and protect the environment.

Goal 3:
To give a sense of responsibility to individuals, groups, and society for conserving our environment for future generations.



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Take a virtual tour of the refuge!(Requires Flash 5.0)
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