School Programs

California Waterfowl receives grant funding and donor funding for its programs, so that we can offer these programs to schools for free or at low costs.  Programs satisfy Next Generation Science Standards in Life Sciences and Earth System Sciences.  Some programs satisfy Common Core Arts and Language Arts Standards as well. 

Classroom Programs

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CWA's Classroom presentations are FREE. We come to you, bring the materals, and present in your classroom!

Want to see a preview? Check out this video! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=USyi_aQWir8  

Program: Length: Grade(s): Description:

 

Junior Duck Stamp: Nest Mania!

 

1 Hour K-3rd Learn all about nests/nesting behavior through hands-on activities in science and art. Look at real nests, build your own, and play a game with your special presenter! At the end learn how to draw your very own duck!

 

Junior Duck Stamp: What are Waterfowl?

 

1 Hour 3rd-5th Learn what it means to be a waterfowl through hands-on activities in science and art! Look at real skulls and feet from various birds and learn to draw your very own duck!

 

Junior Duck Stamp: Migration Madness!

 

1 Hour 5th-12th Study migration/migratory behavior in waterfowl through science and art. Make observations as you study various wing and feather specimen and learn how to draw your very own duck!

 

Wood Duck Wonders

 

1.5 Hours  3rd-8th Become a biologist with CWA and rractice checking nesting boxes, study various Wood Duck specimen, and so much more! *NOTE* Presentation must be completed before attending a Walking with Wood Ducks Field Day.

To book a classroom program or inquire further:

Please email the information below to Molly Maupin, Education Coordinator at mmaupin@calwaterfowl.org or

call (916) 648-1406 ext. 121 or on her cell at (916) 532-9682.

NOTICE: WE DO NOT BOOK PROGRAMS MORE THAN THREE HOURS FROM ROSEVILLE UNLESS SPECIAL REQUEST. April 2nd-6th dates open for teachers in KERN. 

 

Contact:

School:

Address:

Phone:

Cell Phone:

Email:

Preferred Date(s) (Please list 3-4 top dates):

Program Choice:

Grades:

# of classes:

# of students/class:

Program Time(s) (for each class, if booking more than one):  *Note: School schedules vary, so please tell us what times work for you and they will work for us!

Room #s:

If booking a classroom program, is there PowerPoint equipment in your classroom: computer, projector, screen?  Yes or No

Parking Info for Educator:

 


Field Programs*

*Scholarships and grants may be available; See our scholarships page for the programs scholarship application: http://www.calwaterfowl.org/scholarships 

Program: Length: Grade(s): Description: Fee:

Location(s):

Trekking the  Marsh

1.5 Hours

K-8th

Join CWA staff on a guided hike through one of the largest brackish water marshes in the West Coast! 

$2.50/Student

Grizzly Ranch 

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Stone Lakes National Wildlife Refuge

Marsh Madness

4 Hours

3rd-8th

Explore the marsh with CWA! Get your hands dirty with soil science, hunt for insects during our aquatic invertebrates station, and use binoculars on a guided hike through the marsh! Wetland snack included!

$4/Student

Grizzly Ranch 

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Stone Lakes National Wildlife Refuge

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Chikahominy 

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Maya Archery  

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Sacramento National Wildlife Refuge

Walking with Wood Ducks

4 Hours 3rd-8th AFTER completing the Wood Duck Wonders classroom presentation, work like a real biologist at one of our field sites. Check Wood Duck nesting boxes, hunt for aquatic insects, and look at the internal workings of the Wood Duck! $4/Student

      Township  

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          Gray                      Lodge      

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 Chikahominy

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        Redding  

Want to see our Wood Duck Programs in action? Check out this video:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yGwtAtN5tkU&t=101s

To book a field trip or inquire further:

Please email the information below to Molly Maupin, Education Coordinator at mmaupin@calwaterfowl.org or

call (916) 532-9682.

Payment Policies below. Max number of students per field trip is 70.

 

Contact:

School:

Address:

Phone:

Cell Phone:

Email:

Preferred Date(s) (Please list 3-4 top dates):

Program Choice:

Program Site Preference(See listing below):

Grades:

# of classes:

# of students/class:

Additional Info: 

 

Location: Address: Programs Available:

Grizzly Ranch

4179 Van Sickle Road, Suisun City, CA 94585

Trekking the Marsh, Marsh Madness

Stone Lakes National Wildlife Refuge

1624 Hood Franklin Rd, Elk Grove, CA 95757 Trekking the Marsh, Marsh Madness

Gray Lodge Wildlife Area

3207 Rutherford Rd, Gridley, CA 95948
Walking with Wood Ducks

Maya Archery

MAYA Archers Inc., 750 Galleria Blvd, Roseville, CA 95678 Marsh Madness

Chikahominy

Off of Road 29, Woodland, CA 95695

Trekking the Marsh, Walking with Wood Ducks,

Marsh Madness

Township

7611 S Township Road, Yuba City, CA 95993

Walking with Wood Ducks

Sacramento National Wildlife Refuge

752 Co Rd 99W, Willows, CA 95988 Marsh Madness

Redding 

Gravel Plant Road,

Redding, CA

Walking with Wood Ducks 

 

 

Click here for Program Payment Policy

Junior Duck Stamp Purchases

To purchase duck stamps and support wetland conservation and education, please visit:
http://www.duckstamp.com/