Finding Our Way - WCSU STEM


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For K-12 Graders & Their Families

A year-long hands-on learning program that gets students involved in the environmental sciences of their surroundings and fosters lifelong interest in protecting our environment.


2017-18 Stewardship Award Winners Announced!

Watch our Summer Experience 2018 here!




Save the date!

May 29, 2019, Stewardship competition deadline.

Reflection on Implementation of Watershed Stewardship Family Pledge. All documents must be submitted.




June 5th, 2019, Awards and Farewell.

Stewardship completion award ceremony.

2018-19 Schedule

View photos of our Finding Our Way Family Science from Saturday, March 23, 2019! 

Frog Watch Training Available on the following dates:
FRIDAY, MARCH 22, 2019,  7-9 P.M.
SNOW DATE: Saturday, March 23, 2 – 4 p.m.
CT Audubon Center at Glastonbury

More info here!

More events, WCSU

We encourage you to attend Western Connecticut State University events open to the public. Click on the links below for more information.

University Events: May and June 2019

2018 Connecticut Bird Atlas 

As update from past event, the Atlas Project data, trends and stats; present the winter survey protocol!

Connecticut Sea Grant Arts Support Awards Program CLOSED

Deadline May 13, 2019

The Connecticut Sea Grant Arts Support Awards Program awards up to $1000 to an artist or group of artists through this competitive funding program…more information.

Our 2018 overnight field trip to Wallops Island, VA was a huge success

We visited the NASA Space Flight Center, the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration’s satellite station, Chincoteague National Wildlife Reserve and Dover Air Force Base and the Air Mobility Command Museum. We met scientists…more information.

Watch our video here!

Applications Open for Natural Resources Conservation Academy


The NRCA engages high school students, conservation volunteers, and teachers in environmental ed and service learning programming, and participants execute a long term conservation project in their own towns throughout Connecticut. Learn more at or see these fun videos on our Conservation Ambassador Program and Conservation Training Partnerships Program.

See Finding Our Way Summer Experience 2017

Check out our awesome video. Click here!

Summer activities 2018 schedule

GBBC eNewsletter

December 2018

Shoutout to Ester Ribeiro has started her stewardship project already!  Wow!