• Curecanti National Recreation Area


    National Recreation Area Colorado

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?

Foundation in Iola Basin

Three historic towns were abandoned and flooded when Blue Mesa Reservoir was created: Iola, Cebolla and Sapinero.