Photographs by Ben Goff
Joanie Patterson (third from left) talks about wildlife Friday to fourth-graders from Brighton Park school in Chicago at Ozark Natural Science Center near Huntsville. The students from Brighton Park, a public charter school, are visiting Northwest Arkansas for a five-day immersive environmental education program.
Monday, April 16, 2018
HUNTSVILLE -- Eric Voecks, lead naturalist at Ozark Natural Science Center, spotted a snake in a pond and alerted fourth-graders playing in an adjacent field on Friday afternoon.
Ozark Natural Science Center
The Ozark Natural Science Center’s classroom is the 400-acre Arkansas Natural Heritage Commission Bear Hollow Natural Area. The central campus includes three lodges, an education building, guest housing, faculty housing, the Stewart Springfield Memorial Outdoor Classroom, an observation deck, and almost 8 miles of maintained hiking trails.
Source: Ozark Natural Science Center
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