Field Trip Opportunities


The California Department of Fish and Wildlife offers opportunites for classes to visit, learn, and participate in

NGSS hands-on activites. Many of our educational programs are led by the California Department of Fish and Wildlife staff with the help of volunteers from the Newport Bay Conservancy.  These oppportunites include an investigation of plankton, animals living in the mud, birds, and water quality... amongst others.

See below for all of the learning topic options.

Grades 7-12

Bird Identification
Wetlands Soil
Plankton Sampling and Identification
Fish Adaptations
Mudflat Invertebrates
Tide Pool Population Sampling
Water Quality
Watershed and Water Sources

Grades 8-College

Harmful Algal Blooms
Ocean Acidification
Aquatic Invasive Species
Salt Marsh Plant Identification
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