Birds, People and the Santa Cruz - Guide for 7th-12th Grades
Birds, People and the Santa Cruz River is a joint product of the National Park Service and the Friends of the Santa Cruz River. The lessons introduce students to birds while exploring the various cultures living along the river, and their relationship to the local environment.
Although the guide focuses on birds and cultures of Tumacácori, the lesson plans can be adapted for other areas as well.
The guide may be downloaded and copied from this site. Depending upon your computer capability, you may either view or print all the guide, or by chapter. Choose one of the links below that works best for you.
Teacher Guides are also available in hard copy upon request. To request one, please call (520) 398-2341.
Did You Know?
Arizona takes its name from a ranch of the same name, meaning "the good oak tree" in Basque, established by Bernardo de Urrea in 1735 in the rugged, mountain country about forty miles southwest of Tumacácori.