school visitSchool groups are encouraged to use the Bog as an outdoor laboratory for exploring the natural world and connecting children with nature. Teachers have the option of directing their own field trips or can arrange for Bog volunteers to lead the student walks.

Teachers seeking a more structured approach can participate in the Junior Naturalist Program. The Bog provides students and teachers with Junior Naturalist Activity Books (link to PDF of book), conducts guided Bog visits in the fall and again in the spring, and awards badges to students who complete the required activities and service project. 

To minimize the impact on the natural area and ensure a meaningful experience for all our visitors, we ask that teachers schedule their class visits by contacting Sarah Dunham (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.).

Each year, Plymouth Regional High School biology teacher Bev Tedeschi brings her Advanced Biology students to Quincy Bog. Students conduct a variety of water quality tests, like pH, nitrogen and dissolved oxygen. Soil cores are also analyzed. She has amassed long-term data that her students have collected over the years at the bog. This hands-on, in the field approach helps foster environmental awareness and a connection to the land.

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