The Student Oceans Conference is an intensive 2-day watershed workshop held at the National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium, throughout Dubuque County, and on the Mississippi River. This workshop is designed to inspire watershed stewardship ethics in high school students.
The Mississippi River watershed encompasses parts of two Canadian provinces and 31 states. Our actions in the Midwest have direct effects on the rivers, wildlife, people, and oceans downstream. Join us and have fun learning how you and your students can be part of the solution to our water quality problems.
For questions on the program and itinerary, contact Jared McGovern, Curator of Conservation Programs, at 563-557-9545 x215 or firstname.lastname@example.org. We cannot wait to see you in September!
REGISTRATION - REQUIRED
Participation Waiver - Required
Meals, Accommodations, & Transportation
All meals and overnight accommodations are covered through programmatic cost. Students and teachers will spend the night in the aquarium. Showers will not be available. Cots, sleeping mats, and air mattresses are encouraged.
Transportation to different sites on Thursday will be the responsibility of the schools. We will convoy to work sites this day. Boats and safety vests will be provided by the Iowa DNR, Dubuque County Conservation Board, and the Army Corps of Engineers.
The National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium is honored to offer transportation funds to schools, excluding colleges, thanks to the generous support of the John Deere Foundation. Grant dollars may be used for the Student Oceans Conference.
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