Wild Waterloo

Presented in partnership with Families in Nature
Location: Meredith Heritage Tree Deck
Date: July 20, 2024 — August 9, 2024
Time: Event times vary

Join our series of FREE science, nature, and STEM events designed to connect visitors to nature and explore the rich histories of Waterloo Greenway & Waller Creek. Participate in immersive, environmentally responsible, nature-rich exploration, dynamic community discussions, and stewardship projects throughout Waterloo Park!

Schedule

July 20Wild Waterloo: BioBlitz
August 9Wild Waterloo: Sensory Science*

Get wild and explore Waterloo Park with The Ecologist School: Waterloo Greenway. The collaborative project between Families in Nature and Waterloo Greenway Conservancy is designed to help our community learn more about the ecosystem and history of Waterloo Greenway, while enjoying nature together! Participate in hands-on activities spanning across 16 different branches of science and 8 learning categories: S.T.E.A.M., Volunteerism, Outdoor Skills, and Leadership Development. Wild Waterloo is designed to be enjoyed by all ages.

*This project is supported in part by the City of Austin Economic Development Department.

Events in This Series

Wild Waterloo: BioBlitz

July 20, 2024
10:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Join Waterloo Greenway and Families in Nature for hands-on workshops and outdoor nature play activities including a “BioBlitz,” where citizen scientists of all ages will use iNaturalist to identify plants and wildlife within Waterloo Park. Participants might spot a blue heron fishing for lunch, a turtle perched on a log or a nutria out for […]

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Wild Waterloo: Sensory Science

August 9, 2024
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Connecting to nature has well-documented benefits to physical and mental health, social well-being, and cognitive development. Wild Waterloo: Sensory Science is an environmental awareness program specifically designed for sensory learning. Every aspect of this interactive program has been thoughtfully designed to encourage people of all abilities, skills, and ages to engage their senses while at […]

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