Buena Vista 2022 Stream Explorers

July 25, 2022 @ 9:00AM — August 2, 2022 @ 2:00PM Mountain Time (US & Canada) Add to Calendar

Creekside Gathering Place: 203 Cedar St Buena Vista, CO 81211 Get Directions

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Join us to learn about the river and its ecology!

Instructors from GARNA and Collegiate Peaks Chapter of Trout Unlimited will connect kids to the river in our backyard! Students completing all sessions will receive a Trout Unlimited Youth Membership!

July 25th, 26th, August 1st

9:00am to 12:00pm – All Days Except August 2nd
9:00am to 2:00pm – August 2nd

GARNA and Collegiate Peaks Chapter of Trout Unlimited are teaming up for another year of Stream Explorers to connect youth to the river in their backyard. This four class program is open to middle school youth who are rising 5th – 8th graders. Participants will discover the secret lives of creatures that live in the river, perform aquatic behavior experiments, gain experience with fly casting, and learn to tie their own flies.

Class 1: Intro to Stream Conservation. Investigate aquatic invertebrates through experiments in the classroom and surveying in the Arkansas.
Class 2: Research fish including their anatomy, stressors, and habitat.
Class 3: Fly tying, intro to fly rods, and casting activities.
Class 4: Fishing

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