5th graders get close to Potomac during Riverbend Park field trip

a tiny new Riverbend friendWahl envirostation

Log-rolling, millipede-chasing, and hiking, hiking, hiking: All five fifth-grade classes explored Riverbend Park last week in a science field trip that covered flowers, trees, rocks, insects, our watershed, how to protect our water, and a lot of ground. The park sits alongside the Potomac River, but also reaches up into a forest on a ridge. The students were ready for lunch after two hours of vigorous exploration!  Programs were led by the Fairfax Master Naturalists and the Fairfax County Urban Forestry Management Division.

Wahl multitrunk tree Riverbend log rolling Wahl group photo 3 Richman group shot Riverbend Envirothon 2 w Marilyn at Riverbend

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