• The calm, inviting waters of the Spokane Arm. Photo Credit: NPS\LARO\John Salisbury

    Lake Roosevelt

    National Recreation Area Washington

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    Fire crews will implement at prescribed burn at Rickey Point as early as April 16th. Burning is dependant on weather. More »

  • 2014 Youth Conservation Corps

    Lake Roosevelt NRA is now accepting applications for our 2014 Youth Conservation Corps positions. More »

  • 2014 Spring Prescribed Fire Burning Notice

    Lake Roosevelt National Recreation Area may implement up to 3 of the following prescribed fires during the spring of 2014. More »

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Constellation Connection

Scoping the Sisters - NASA/JPL

Scoping the Sisters (The Pleiades)

NASA/JPL

Program Overview:
Students make a planisphere and learn how to read star charts. Students will explore constellations, how the patterns of stars stay the same and how they appear in the sky at different times.

Activities are from Astronomy From the Ground Up! and are presented by a National Park Service Sky Ranger.

EALR 1 1.2.5Components of the Solar System and Beyond
2009 Science Standards: EALR 4: 4-5 ESD1C

Grade: 4th-12th
Group Size: Minimum: 10 Maximum: 30 (or 1 class)
Program Length: 1 hour

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Did You Know?

Wild hyacinth is also known as the douglas brodaia

The pretty violet flowers of this wild hyacinth grows at Lake Roosevelt. An important food source, its small but sweet onion bulb is still popular. Covered by a fibrous netting called a corm net, excavated and carbon dated corm nets established that people lived at Kettle Falls 9,500 years ago.