Students will participate in a hands-on native plant restoration project at an impacted area in the park. The activities will be led by a ranger or native plant nursery staff.
By following a site plan the students will restore human impacts with native plants using genetically appropriate plants and proper planting techniques. The Native Plant Restoration Program supports the National Park Service Mission of protecting natural resources.
Students will be able to:
Field Trip Logistics
Teachers wishing to have their students participate in the plant restoration field trip must have their classes divided into groups of no more than 10 students. For example, a bus of 20 students would be divided into 2 groups of 10 students each.
Preparing for Your Trip
Students that spend time preparing for their visit get more out of a field trip to the park. Activities post-visit also help to reinforce information learned during the trip.
The following are some suggested activities and supplementary materials:
Last updated: November 1, 2017