The Blair County Conservation District has received funds from the Albemarle Corporation to provide free bussing to “Wildlife, Woods, and Wetlands Field Trips”at the Albemarle Nature Trails near Tyrone, PA. The program will consist of a series of hands on learning stations targeted for grade 4-6, and will address PA Academic Standards in Environment and Ecology. Stations will be taught by Conservation District and Albemarle staff. In addition to free bussing, the Albemarle Corporation will provide a free pizza lunch for field trip attendees.
Each Field Trip will consist of one bus load of no more than 60 students per day. A school with more than 60 students in grade schedule more than one field trip (on separate days). The entire trip, including lunch, lasts around three and a half hours. Start and end times depend on your school’s schedule. Students will be back to school to ride their regularly scheduled bus home.
For questions or more information email firstname.lastname@example.org, or call the Blair County Conservation District Office, 696-0877 x5 to discuss lesson plans, pre-trip learning, bus reimbursement, time frame, etc.