College Courses Using the Station
- BIO 576 - Herpetology
- BIO 339 - Identification of Woody Plants
- BIO 562 - Limnology
- BIO 577 - Mammalogy
- BIO 436 - Plant Ecology
- Lichen ecology
- Plants in Ozark Culture
- Ozarks Terrestrial Communities
State Sponsorship of Environmental Education Programs
Missouri State University and the Bull Shoals Field Station are the state sponsors for three national environmental education programs.
Water Education for Teachers
Project WET (Water Education for Teachers) is a K-12 program that focuses on water. The activities are supplementary to curriculum and are interdisciplinary. Project WET focuses on water resources as they relate to human needs and the natural world.
Flying WILD uses birds to engage youth in science. It is targeted to middle school age but is highly adaptable to other grade levels. Activities are focused to be used in a bird festival but can be used individually in a classroom or other educational setting.
Leopold Education Project
Leopold Education Project interdisciplinary conservation and environmental education curriculum based on the essays in A Sand County Almanac, by Aldo Leopold. Getting student outdoors and helping them to develop a personal conservation ethic is a focus.