Bishop McGann-Mercy Environmental Wetland

 
The wetland at Bishop McGann-Mercy Diocesan High School is a unique component of our local ecosystem. This freshwater marsh provides an opportunity for students to explore the myriad ways in which diverse elements influence our environment on Long Island.
 
Contact Info
Address: 1225 Ostrander Ave., Riverhead, NY 11901. Suffolk County. 
 
Tel: 631-727-5900. 
 
 
Hrs: Mon. - Fri. 9AM-4PM.
 
SCHOOLS
Educational programs run rain or shine and can be tailored to the interest of each group. Students learn to utilize scientific equipment to collect and analyze water quality data. This hands-on learning experience aims to educate school groups on the importance of becoming green stewards so the wetland may remain healthy for generations.   
 
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Trip Info
Grade Level: K-12th. 
 
Group Size: Varies. 
 
Activity Type: Day Trip, Guided Tours. 
 
Recomm. Length of Visit: 1-2 hours. 
 
Cost: Fee.
 
SUPPORTS CLASSROOM LEARNING IN: Environmental Studies.
Topics Covered: Geology, environmental science, wetlands, ecology, ecosystems, marshes, food chains, habitats, plants, animals.