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UrbanWatch Atlanta

Restoration Field Trips

Help connect your middle or high school students with the outdoors through this unique, hands-on field study program held on the Fernbank Museum campus.

This in-depth ecosystem exploration correlates to Georgia Performance Life Science Standards. Additional GPS-correlated classroom activities can be downloaded to enhance the learning objectives.

A limited number of UrbanWatch Restoration Field Trips are available each semester. To inquire about available dates, contact us at

UrbanWatch Restoration Field Trips last 4 hours and do not include Museum admission. Each field trip can accommodate 20-40 students per program.

Cost: $300/program. Participation for Title 1 schools is free.

UrbanWatch Curriculum Resources

The UrbanWatch program was developed through a partnership between the Field Museum, the Illinois Department of Natural Resources and the Illinois Natural History Survey, with partial support of EDS. UrbanWatch has been modified to support conservation efforts in Atlanta, Georgia.