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Due to a staff shortage, The Boone County Planning and Development Department will be unable to process passports on Wednesday April 24th, or Friday April 26th. Normal operation will resume on April 29th.

Education Program Information

All programs can be adapted to work for most age levels. Naturalists work hard to develop programs that fit into curriculum standards for school teachers. We can build and manipulate about any program to fit the needs of the teacher and classroom!  Below are some program ideas that can and have been done. 

Remember, naturalists can come to your classroom or you can meet us for a field day!

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Outdoor Recreation

  • Fishing
  • Canoeing
  • Archery (National Archery in the Schools Program - 4th Grade and Up)
  • Hiking (day/night)
  • GPS/Geocaching
  • Map and Compass
  • Snowshoeing
  • Ice Fishing
  • Survival/Fire Starting

For the Indoor and Outdoor Classroom

  • Trees and Plants
  • Animal adaptations
  • Bird Beak adaptations
  • Insect adaptations
  • Pollinators
  • 5 Senses
  • Owls
  • Bats
  • Birds/birding
  • Geology/Rocks
  • Skulls, bones, feet
  • Water cycles 
  • Water on the landscape
  • Weather
  • Survival (inside and outdoor activities)

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Mission Statement

The mission of Boone County is to be accountable to its citizens in providing innovative and high-quality government services in an economical, fair, professional, and courteous manner to enhance and protect the health, welfare, and safety of those who live and work in Boone County.