Activity: Nature’s Water Filter

Activity: Nature’s Water Filter

Activity Overview Grade: 2nd-5thTime: 30 minutes to 1 hourAdult support needed? Generally a self-guided activity, may need some support with set-up. Ready for some fun? Let’s clean our water the way nature does, using rocks, pebbles and sand. As cities and towns...
Activity: The River Ecosystem

Activity: The River Ecosystem

Get to know the different types of native plants that support a healthy river ecosystem. Want to know which plants help steelhead? You’ll learn that! Want to know which plants are pollinator favorites? You’ll learn that too! Many of these plants can also...
Activity: Become a Naturalist

Activity: Become a Naturalist

Build your skills as a community scientist and learn how to observe and document wildlife and plants you see along the San Lorenzo River, in your yard or in your neighborhood. This activity is a great way to spend time outside and build your connection with the...
Activity: San Lorenzo River Through Time

Activity: San Lorenzo River Through Time

Step into someone else’s shoes and imagine life along the San Lorenzo River. Stand by the river’s banks and picture the river before the levees were built to contain its floodwaters. Imagine the sights, sounds and smells of the river, and the neighborhoods...
Activity: A Clean River Starts On Your Street

Activity: A Clean River Starts On Your Street

We all need clean water. We need it in our homes to drink and clean with. Animals and plants in the environment also need clean water. The threats to clean water today, come from all of our yards and streets. As it rains, these pollutants wash into storm drains and...