The "Prairie Schooler" Ecology Bus is a mobile environmental education center operated by the The Prairie Ecology Bus Center in Lakefield, MN. The Ecology Bus is a 32-passenger state-of-the-art bus equipped with everything you need to explore the natural world: insect nets, rubber boots, chemical test kits, snowshoes, binoculars, hand lenses, microscopes, macroscope, T.V. monitors, and more. The Ecology Bus picks up groups at their school and travels to a nearby natural area (park, wildlife area, wetland) for the education program.
Prairie Ecology Bus Center staff teaches programs in Prairie Ecology, Wetland Ecology, Stream and Lake Ecology, Forest Wonders, Winter Science, Cell Biology and many more.