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For Educators

Free environmental education programs are available to students in Mohave and La Paz counties.

School teachers, scouts and homeschoolers are encouraged to come out to Bill Williams River National Wildlife Refuge for a free field trip or schedule a classroom visit! Refuge staff can work with you to develop a program that fits your curriculum needs.

Free Field trips:
Lessons incorporate a variety of hands-on activities that include multi-sensory experiences, audience interaction and fun animal bio-facts!

  • Scheduled Monday through Friday from 9am to 3pm, September through May  
  • Led by a park ranger 
  • Take place in the educational center and outside in the estuary 

* If you would like a pre-visit to your classroom, it can be arranged to have a park ranger come by and help prepare your students for their refuge adventure.

Free Classroom Presentations:
Your students can visit the refuge and the Mohave Dessert without ever leaving the classroom! Schedule a visit from a refuge park ranger to supplement your classroom curriculum.

  • Scheduled Monday through Friday from 9am to 3pm, from September through May  
  • Approximately 50-minute program conducted by refuge park ranger 
  • The refuge prefers to schedule multiple classes and grades on the same day  

Contact the refuge to make reservations.

Last Updated: May 29, 2013
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