Dipping Into Creeks
An Educator’s Guide and Kit

by Beth Etgen, Urban Creeks Council Vice President, Education With flowing water, wooded banks, and a variety of wildlife, local creeks are an ideal resource for learning through experiential environment-based education. Research and classroom-based studies show that students learn better, are better citizens at school, and transfer their learning to new situations better in environment-based […]

Creek Plants: Buckeye

by Bruce Swinehart One of the most obvious changes that is evident in fall is the transition many plants make. To me, the drying of the grasses to a golden brown in late summer transforms the rather monotonous contours of the foothills into a colorful representation of our Golden State. As you travel through our […]

Reaching Out to the Community

Mira Loma High School Students Introducethe Outreach Portions of the Arcade Creek Project by Lisa Kelly, Senior Manager of Outreach The Arcade Creek Project began as a result of the International Baccalaureate Program coming to Mira Loma High School. The students and their instructors began studying nearby Arcade Creek, a beautiful neighborhood waterway that runs […]