• Curecanti National Recreation Area


    National Recreation Area 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?

Blue Mesa Reservoir

At 20 miles long and with 96 miles of shoreline, Blue Mesa Reservoir is the largest body of water in the state of Colorado.