Richards School 7th/8th grades
Hodgson Mill, Bryant Creek
During the Stream Day students participated in the following
activities: macroinvertebrate survey, riparian zone rurvey, testing for
dissolved oxygen, nature journaling, and a scavenger hunt.
Below, left to right: Master
Naturalist volunteer Kevin Hogan teaching macroinvertebrate surveying;
students setting up the kicknet to collect invertebrates; Hogan and
students identifying invertebrates.
Below, left to right: Using the dissolved
oxygen test kits; collecting dissolved oxygen water samples below
Hodgson Spring; Master Naturalist volunteer Janet Redford giving instructions
for the scavenger hunt.
Below, left to right: Master Naturalist
volunteer Pat Hight leads a timed drawing exercise during the nature
journaling activity; example of a timed drawing; making notes during
the riparian zone survey.
development of content for Stream Days is funded through the Missouri
Department of Natural Resources. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Region VII, through the Missouri Department of Natural Resources, has
provided partial funding for this project under Section 319 of the Clean