Discover Maple River – Field Trip

Discover Maple River will inspire a total of 80 to 100 seventh and eighth-grade students from Newaygo and Muskegon County school districts, private schools, and home schools with a learning-by-doing experience, demonstrations, and classroom instruction from the professional biologists, scientists, and engineers working on the Maple River Restoration Project. This field trip will include a hiking adventure to a rare wild rice stand (Manoomin), and a cultural and scientific exploration into the importance of this native plant through the use of Traditional Environmental Knowledge (TEK), provided by the Little River Band of Ottawa Indians.

September 13th, 8:30 AM – 2:30 PM

  • 7:30 AM: Set-Up for DMR Educators
  • 8:30 AM - 9 AM: Students/Teachers Arrive at Muskegon State Game Area
  • 9 AM - 12 PM: Education Stations - Rotation Ev

Muskegon State Game Area

7600 Messinger Rd.

Twin Lake, MI 49457











Scott Faulkner
MRWA Executive Director
Phone:  231-591-2334












Frank Beaver
LRBOI Natural Resources Director
Phone: 231-398-2191

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