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The mission of the PEBC
is to be a vehicle for understanding and appreciating the natural
wonders in our own backyards.

Benthic Indicators Investigation


Benthic Invertebrates in Our Waters
The EPA provides excellent pictures and complete descriptions of many of the interesting creatures that are found at the bottom of our state's beautiful water bodies.

Kids in the Creek
Provides a wide variety of useful material including curriculum, sample questions, vocabulary, and follow-up activites.

Aquatic Macroinvertebrate Identification Key
This site provides an excellent key for identifying aquatic macroinvertebrates.

The Rivers Are Alive
This pdf provides identification sheets for your students as well as educational pre-visit and post-visit activities.