POYNETTE, Wis. – School groups are encouraged to join Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources staff at the MacKenzie Center May 18-19 for the third annual Midwest Outdoor Heritage Education Expo.
Students practice their casting skills at the 2015 Midwest Outdoors Heritage Education Expo
Photo Credit: DNR
The Midwest Outdoor Heritage Education Expo gives fifth and sixth grade students an opportunity to view a number of interesting wildlife species and learn more about the outdoors. This event features hands-on learning experiences – students will have the opportunity to participate in the following activities:
- wildlifetracking and game calling;
- fisheriesand angler education;
- hound andbird dog demonstrations;
- historicfur trade and trapping education;
- parks,trails and camping education;
- outdoor safety,shooting sports and enforcement education; and
- “SensorySafari” wildlife exhibits.
Visit the Midwest Outdoor Heritage website (exit DNR) to register or contact Mark LaBarbera at 608-854-2196 or via email at email@example.com.
Advance registration is required – admission is free of charge. Transportation grants are available for interested attendees. Plan to bring a lunch, beverages, closed-toe footwear, and weather appropriate clothing.
For more information regarding MacKenzie Center programs and registration information, contact DNRMacKenzieCenter@wisconsin.gov or call 608-635-8105.