Collegiate Field Trips and Classes
Lacawac Sanctuary and Field Station offers many opportunities for college and university classes. Click on the photo below to learn more.
Faculty members from institutions up to 3-4 hours from Lacawac bring classes for hands-on field studies over weekends and breaks. Summer classes allow for longer in-depth studies and learning opportunities.
Field trips to Lacawac provide:
- Terrestial and Aquatic field exploration opportunities including the nearly pristine 52 acre Lake Lacawac (with long term lake and weather data since 1988); four deer exclosures, managed and unmanaged forest, spatial data and GIS maps.
- Use of the Dr. Susan S. Kilham Environmental Laboratory.
- Use of field equipment including boats, canoes, water/plankton samplers, YSI temperature/ dissolved oxygen meters, and more.
- Lodging for 28-32 individuals in the 1903 Historic Watres Lodge.
- Presentations from Lacawac Staff.
- Access to other natural resources and field sites within 30 to 45 minutes from Lacawac.
Trip specifics are arranged to accommodate individual group needs. To plan a field trip, or to receive more information, contact Lacawac's Director of Research Dr. Beth Norman at email@example.com or call 570-689-9494.