JSU Field Schools will
be offering many diverse field trips for K-12 groups during fall and
spring semesters and needs student workers who can help.
The students would help
with the following field trips:
Little River Canyon
Naturalist Adventure Hike Meet at DeSoto State Park -- an orientation
to one of the most beautiful habitats in the eastern United States.
A naturalist will lead a group on an interpretive hike and cover topics
such as botany, water sheds, river ecology, archaeology, and more. Students
are encouraged to bring journals and to record their discoveries during
Talladega Forest Naturalist
Adventure -- Meet at either at Coleman Lake or Pine Glen for a hike
along a lake or stream. A naturalist will lead a group on an interpretive
hike and cover topics such as botany, water sheds, river ecology, archaeology
Cheaha Mountain Naturalist
Adventure Hike -- A group will hike to a waterfall and to the highest
point in Alabama for an interesting interpretation of geology, archaeology,
History, botany and more.
Under Water Adventure
(Choose location: Little River or Shoal Creek in Talladega National
Forest) -- Participants will take a look at what is under the surface
of Alabama's freshwater lakes, streams and rivers during a two part
field trip which includes a snorkeling program and hands-on water quality
Frog Pond Amphibian
Adventure -- Participants will meet at the JSU Frog Pond in White
Plains Alabama for an up close and personal lesson on frogs and salamanders.
This program is offered March - May, preferably in the late evening
for the best experience with these nocturnal creatures.
at DeSoto State Park -- Students will participate in several learning
stations which may include Techniques in Archaeology (Mock Dig and Research),
Archaeology Sites of Calhoun County (slide presentation), Native American
Botany Hike, Rock Shelter Research, Pottery Making, Flint-knapping,
or Lore and Legends (Storytelling).
JSU students who are interested
in assisting with learning stations and field work should contact Renee
Morrison at 256-782-5697 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
to make an interview appointment or ask for an application.