Shaw Nature Reserve in Gray Summit is again offering its Habitat Helpers program for fifth-graders.
The program is designed to help participants build knowledge of the natural world by using hands-on activities.
Students will explore prairies, woodlands and aquatic communities, as well as help with some special events at Shaw Nature Reserve.
Meetings are held once a month from September to May, with a few special meetings also planned.
For more information or to request an application, call Karen Bryan, 636-451-3512, extension 6008, or email Karen.firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications also may be picked up at the visitor center. Applications must be turned in by Aug. 15.
Shaw Nature Reserve is a 2,400-acre natural area located a short distance off Interstate 44 at the Gray Summit exit 253.