• The Historic Entrance of Mammoth Cave

    Mammoth Cave

    National Park Kentucky

Environmental Education Program

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Mammoth Cave National Park's Environmental Education Program serves students and educators from across Kentucky and neighboring states through topic specific, four-and-a-half hour "extended classroom" programs at the park. Classroom programs are also available to schools located in the ten-county Barren River Area Development District (BRADD). BRADD communities partner with the park as a part of the Mammoth Cave Man and the Biosphere Reserve and have a common interest in the groundwater resources that flow into and through the park.

If you are an educator, please feel free to contact us for further information about our programs and publications.

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The Mammoth Cave Environmental Education Program Brochure (pdf, 254K) describes who we are and what we do.

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Mammoth Cave's Environmental Education Program newsletter, the Trog Log, is published twice a year.

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Professional development workshops for educators.

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Contact us by email.

Did You Know?

Soda straw stalactite

Stalactites grow downward – they hang "tight" to the ceiling – while stalagmites grow upward – they "might" reach the ceiling someday. Mammoth Cave's formations include many types of calcite formations.