Materials For Loan
Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore has an extensive collection of educational materials to loan to area educators including videos, DVD's, books and education materials and equipment catalogs.
Children's books (pdf)
Natural history books (pdf)
Video and audio resources (pdf)
If you are interested in doing field study activities with your students, we might have the equipment you need. We have a wide variety of science education gear from thermometers to water test kits.
If you are looking for a particular environmental science or social studies lesson plan we might be able to help. We have a wide variety of K-12 curricula including two new materials produced by the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (Ecosystems and Biodiversity and Land Use). Both are written to met Michigan Science and Social Studies Benchmarks in Grades 4-9.
Curriculum List (pdf)
Detailed curriculum list (pdf)
Gregg Bruff, Chief of Heritage Education, and Dave Kronk, Park Ranger, have retired from the National Park Service. Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore continues our commitment to outreach education and creating park stewards for the future through hands-on, minds-on programming. With these vacancies, however, we are in transition with the interpretation and education outreach program. For information, please contact:
Tim Colyer, Chief of Resource and Visitor Protection
906-387-2607, ext. 203
Did You Know?
In 1992, Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore began installing photovoltaic powered well pump systems at its drive-in campgrounds. All remote water wells within the lakeshore are now solar-powered. More...