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Learning Landscape Program

Eco-Exploration Field Trip

The Learning Landscape environmental education program invites elementary school groups to book an Eco-Exploration Field Trip to the Roger Williams Park Botanical Center during the fall and winter, or the URI Kingston Botanical Garden in the spring, for a hands-on environmental education experience.

Students use all of their senses to explore the plants and wildlife that inhabit southern New England. Topics such as ecosystems and adaptations, seed diversity, native mammals and birds worms and decomposers, energy and more are presented in a fun and age-appropriate format. Students bring their experiences back to the classroom with seeds planted in a recycled pot and their own nature journals.

Click here to see how the Learning Landscape can help teachers meet R.I. Grade Span Expectations in science and language arts.

  • Check out the ProJo Video of our Roger Williams Park Botannical Center program!
  • Now Booking Winter 2011 field trips to the Roger Williams Park Botanical Center!
  • Scholarships are available for eligible schools.

For more details about each program:
URI Kingston Field Trip Program
RWP Botanical Center Field Trip Program