Nashua River Junior Naturalist Program for 8 to 12 Year Olds from Nashua, NH
A Free NRWA Led Februay Vacation Program at the Nashua Public Library

Monday, February 26 thru Friday, March 2, 2018 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Chandler Wing Activity Room, Nashua Public Library, 2 Court Street, Nashua, NH

This five-day program is offered for free to twenty Nashua students from ages 8 to 12 years. Children will participate in two environmental education activities related to the river and watershed each day and spend time reflecting their experiences and discoveries in their personalized River Journal. Registrants are expected to participate in all five days.

Monday: River and Watershed Formation - complete programs “How Water Shapes Our World” and “How to Make a Personalized River Journal”. Reflection and river journaling begin.

Tuesday:  River History and Pollution Run-off - read "A River Ran Wild" by Lynne Cherry, complete program “The Enviroscape Interactive Model®” and group walk to river.  River journaling continues.

Wednesday: River Natural History – complete programs “River Animal Adaptations’ and “Birdways of the Watershed”. River journaling continues.

Thursday: Protecting Land, Protecting Water - complete programs “Soil Safari” and “Treemendous Trees”.  River journaling continues.

Friday: Healthy River Ecosystems - complete “Aquatic Insect Investigations”.  River journaling completed and exhibit prepared for display in the Children’s Room.

Led by Nashua River Watershed Association education staff and sponsored by Merrimack Conservation Partnership Grant Program.

Space is limited; to register your child for this program go to the Library's website, or go to and scroll down to February 26.