• Curecanti National Recreation Area


    National Recreation Area Colorado

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Seventh Grade

The Magnitude of Wilderness

Wilderness is a unique American concept conceived by John Muir, Aldo Leopold, Robert Marshall, and Howard Zahniser. This unit familiarizes students with mapping skills, scale/ratio/area calculations, and size estimation while emphasizing the role of Wilderness in our American culture. (60 minutes)

Lesson Plan

Did You Know?

Bald Eagle

Bald Eagles winter at Curecanti, feeding on fish until the water becomes ice covered.