SCHEDULE AT A GLANCE
(See below for details on each activity)
12:30-1:30 Butterfly Demonstration by Rick Mikula, The Butterfly Guy (in the Gym)
1:30-2:30 "Oogling Owls" provided by the Tenafly Nature Center
11:30, 1, 2:30 Macroinvertebrate Life - A Walk Along the Tenakill (meet in front of library)
ALL DAY ACTIVITIES
Step 1: Identify an area of interest for your soil sample.
Step 2: Collect Soil – for a large area, collect soil from 5-10 random spots in that area, and combine in a clean container. For a small area, collect soil from 3 random spots.
- Garden area – collect all soil from the surface down to 6-8 inches deep.
- Play area/non-garden area – Collect all soil from the surface down to 1-2 inches deep.
Step 3: Mix soil well in a clean container.
Step 4: Remove pebbles, rocks, and roots, and air dry. Do not use a flame, oven, or hairdryer to dry the soil.
Step 5: Transfer 1-2 cups of the mixed soil into a clean, one-quart plastic zipper bag. (Limit of 3 sample bags per person.)