Grant-Kohrs Ranch National Historic Site hosts an annual teacher workshop in cooperation with the University of Montana. The 2014 workshop will be held June 16th – 20th. Please check back as more details become available.
This 5 day workshop allows teachers to better understand the resources available to them and how to use the park as an outdoor classroom. Participants explore the fundamental features of the natural environment and how they have contributed to the historic and contemporary use of the area as a working cattle ranch.
The week will consist of both seminars prepared by a team of educators and professionasl, and time devoted to collaborating with fellow teachers to prepare lesson plans based on national and state standards. Participants earn 30 renewal credits and/or 2 graduate credits through the University of Montana for $135.
For more information or if would like to sign up for the workshop, please click here.
Did You Know?
“Range Wars” between cattlemen and sheep growers didn’t happen in Montana. For a time, Montana cattlemen found it profitable to raise sheep. Then, when cattle became profitable again, they switched back to cattle. Montana ranges support a wide variety of grazing animals, both wild and domestic.