• Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park

    Black Canyon Of The Gunnison

    National Park Colorado

Higher Education

A "Land Ethic" for the Classroom: The Leopold Education Project

An innovative, interdisciplinary educational program based on the classic writings of the renowned conservationist, Aldo Leopold. This program strives to introduce a land ethic to tomorrow's stewards by acquainting teachers with the writings of Aldo Leopold. Undergraduate and graduate credit is available. (16 hours)






The National Park Service

An overview of the mission of the National Park Service and how it relates to other federal land management agencies. (60 minutes)






Safe Boating

This program is designed to provide the novice with the information necessary to safely operate a powered watercraft and as a refresher for the experienced boater. Topics covered include boating laws, rules of the road, personal safety equipment, safe boat handling, navigation, boating problems, moving water considerations and trailering. (4 hours)

Did You Know?

Upper Black Canyon/Morrow Point Reservoir

The Black Canyon stretches far beyond the 14 miles within the national park. Including the canyon within Curecanti National Recreation Area and Gunnison Gorge National Conservation Area, the total length is 53 miles.