The field station is well equipped for educational activities. Students and faculty utilize resources for aquatic and terrestrial research. We have vehicles, powered and non-powered watercraft (with a private dock).The station is outfitted with aquatic and terrestrial sampling gear and analysis apparatus, including portable water analysis kits, aquatic samplers, live traps, electrofishing gear, deer exclosures, forestry gear and a variety of other research and educational tools. We even have our own sugar shack!

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By: Juniata College


A student uses a HACH kit to measure various water chemistry data from Raystown Lake.
Professor Johnson teaches a student to use the Trimble equipment for GIS purposes
Professor Martin works with a student using kicknets and collection trays to collect macroinvertebrates for identification and biological assay of the stream on Raystown Field Station property.