You can search for and download the individual lesson plans below, download Freeing the Elwha Lesson Plan Overview (864 KB .PDF file) or request a full CD by contacting the Education Specialist: 360-565-3146.
Salmonids are a crucial part of the Elwha River ecosystem. How can our understanding of their life cycles help restore the Elwha River ecosystem?
Salmon farms seem like an ideal solution for helping wild salmon and increasing the worldwide demand for salmon production, what are the problems associated with salmon farming and are there ways of solving these problems?
Hatcheries seem like a good idea, but they are fraught with problems, how are hatcheries both a danger and a blessing to wild fish?
Dams are important to people but they have a serious impact on salmon migration. How do dams affect salmon and what successes have people had in trying to help salmon migration?
How do the carcasses of dead adult salmon support young salmon and how are salmon essential to the marine food web as well as the freshwater ecosystems of the Pacific Northwest?
What combination of factors (both natural and man-made) is necessary for healthy river restoration and how does this enhance the sustainability of natural and human communities?
Learn about local tribal history and connections to the Elwha River watershed.
What hardships and rewards were involved in maintaining a sustainable homestead?
Who were the people that homesteaded along the Elwha? How and what can we find out about their lives?
What was the life of a homesteader like and what tools from today would make their lives simpler?