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Stream Monitoring, May

Saturday, May 3, 2014 9:30 a.m. to noon photo of a Finger Lakes region stream
 Finger Lakes Institute
 601 South Main Street
 Geneva, NY 14456
 (Ontario County)

Open to Girl Scouts in grades 4–8, adults, and non-registered girls
Collect water quality data from a Finger Lakes regional stream with the Finger Lakes Institute. Perform basic analysis and measurement of the stream's physical characteristics and sample the water chemistry using titration kits and probes. Survey the stream's macroinvertebrate communities, looking for things such as mayflies, stoneflies, and caddisflies to determine how healthy the stream habitat is for living organisms. This program illustrates how enviromental factors affect our quality of life, food, and water supply.
Adults within ratio required

Supports the following journeys:
Get Moving
Breathe

Participant Fee: $3 per girl Tell a Friend envelope icon
Minimum # of participants: 5 girls; 2 adults
Maximum # of participants: 12 girls; 4 adults

To register for this program, go to the GSNYPENN online registration site. If you are not currently a registered Girl Scout, please use our Program Registration Form to register for this program.
Registration Deadline: Saturday, April 19, 2014.

If you are unable to register on-line, you can submit a Program Registration form by mail, by fax, or by email. We recommend registering on-line however, to reserve your space in this program more quickly. All program slots are “first come, first served.” Read our Council Registration and Refund Policy.

If you have non-registration questions about this program, please e-mail the program coordinator or call her at (315) 539-5085, ext. 2321.