Discovery Center
View of Outdoor Classrooms

Our Initial Plans

Since its inception, planning of the Discovery Center has been a collaborative process linking numerous federal, state and local agencies in cooperation with public institutions and private groups. Planning is also an evolutionary process in which proposals are presented to the stakeholders, including the public, and comments are received, assessed, and used to revise the proposals.

The Discovery Center site and facilities are planned to include a meeting area, classrooms, and hands-on exhibits about conservation, the river’s ecology and how the watershed works. The site will include outdoor classrooms and pathways with interpretive displays to enhance the learning experience within the natural setting.

There have been several significant steps during this process as described below: