Program: FARMS Leadership Program
Region: Central Valley North and Central Field
Date: Tuesday, March 21, 2019
Location of Field Day: Meyers Water Bank, Firebaugh CA
Field Day Host(s) and Mentors: Jason Dean
Theme: Water for Farming
Upon arrival, students ate breakfast and participated in an introduction and Thank You Presentation. Following meeting our host partners, the students watched a video on Meyers Water Bank presentation as well as a Video Display & Discussion led by Jason. We were then joined by a falconer and her 2 birds. She displayed the birds and explained how they are used in rodent control on farms and wildlife preserves. We were then taken to the actual site and enjoyed lunch and a nature walk. Finally, students participated in a hands-on student service project for Meyers Water Bank and then we closed the day with presenting Thank You’s to our hosts.