Students will participate in a hands-on seed collection field trip in the Fall. The activities will be led by a ranger or native plant nursery staff.
The life of a seed is a complex series of biological events. Knowledge of these processes and seedling life cycle is necessary for successful collection, harvesting, storage and use of seeds for Native Plant Restoration in Glacier National Park.
Students will be able to:
Field Trip Logistics
Teachers wishing to have their students participate in the seed collection 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