Glade Creek and Grandview
4th – 6th
Develop some understanding of what a virgin forest was like
Stroll through a forest to identify trees cut for timber and learn what life in a lumber camp was like
State ways to conserve and preserve our forest resources
The Lorax, by Dr. Seuss
History/Social Sciences - SS.4.4.6, SS.WV.3.1, SS.WV.3.2, SS.WV.4.4, SS.WV.4.6, SS.WV.4.8, SS.WV.5.2, SS.WV.5.3, SS.5.3.5, SS5.4.9, SS.5.5.7
Did You Know?
The New River Gorge was logged extensively thoughout the past century. The landscape is now recovering, with the park ecosystem returning to its more natural state, but there are still plenty of signs of the past activities.