Educational Outreach

Freshwater Folk Festival Educational Outreach

Our Educational Outreach partners are what make the Festival unique. Many of the partners have kid-friendly hands-on activities. Each of these partners offers something a little different so we’re sure you’ll find something of interest.


US Fish & Wildlife – Hatchery Tours, Freshwater Mussel displays, Hands-on Activities
Roy Moose – West Virginia Snakes exhibit
Sigma Xi Scientific Research Honor Society – Information and activity tables
WVSOM Research Club – Anatomy Extravaganza
Hanging Rocks Raptor Observatory – Raptor Identification Instruction
US Forest Service – Information
Girls Scouts – Hands-on Activities
WV Department of Environmental Protection – Information
Greenbrier River Watershed Association – Information
Millie Hanks of FEMA – Information
Trout Unlimited – Fly-tying and Casting
WV Science Public Outreach Team (sponsored by Green Bank Observatory) – Information
Nima Shahab Shamir–Sheen – Augmented Reality Cell Phone App Demonstration
Partners that have not confirmed yet:
Canaan Valley Resort State Park – Information
WV Department of Natural Resources – Information
Sharon Ginsburg – Origami frog folding
Nature Art activities
Chapter 1072 of the Vietnam Veterans of America – Outdoor games

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