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12th Annual Secchi Day on Beaver Lake
Aug. 19, 2017

View this Secchi Day video produced by students who attended the 11th Annual Secchi Day. It’s great!

General Attendees: The public is invited to attend the 12th annual Secchi Day on Beaver Lake from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017, at Prairie Creek on Beaver Lake, five miles east of Rogers, Arkansas, on Hwy. 12.  The Science Education Festival includes activities for all ages, with a mobile aquarium, on shore scavenger hunt with prizes, free lunch and ice cream, kayak test rides, microscope activities, a photo contest and musical performance, including Water Fun Facts with Papa Rap & more. This event is free. Email

Lake/Boat Volunteers: The event is named for the Secchi Disk, a black and white device lowered into the water to measure clarity. Volunteers with boats help us gather samples that day. This takes about 20-30 minutes, but there’s travel time involved depending on where your sample point is located. Pre-registration well in advance is necessary. to be added to the list for consideration for the 12th Annual Event, send an email to