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Teacher Resources

BLM public lands in Colorado provide wonderful outdoor learning opportunities for all students. Check with your local field office to learn more about educational opportunities in your area. In the meantime, check out these informational links.


Environmental Education

BLM’s Learning Landscapes Teacher Page - take your students outside “virtually.” Learn about outdoor classroom opportunities and discover materials to enliven your lesson plans.

Hands on the Land (HOL) - a network of field classrooms stretching across America from Alaska to Florida. Through the HOL network, federal agencies are providing a diverse array of hands-on learning opportunities for teachers and students.

Gunnison Resource & Environmental Education Network - federal, state and local environmental agencies, each with their unique missions, will dedicate their collective resources to accomplish a common vision of improved information dissemination and education in the Gunnison Basin.

Anasazi Heritage Center Teacher Resources - lesson plans, field trips and more.

Teaching Environmental Science Naturally (T.E.N.) - an interagency, site-based outdoor environmental science program for teachers that focuses on local natural resources to provide teachers with hands-on experiences, in their own backyards.

Project Archaeology - uses archaeological inquiry to foster understanding of past and present cultures, improve social studies and science education, and enhance education to help preserve our archaeological legacy.

Colorado Alliance for Environmental Education (CAEE) - facilitates communication, cooperation and collaboration among the varied environmental education programs in the state.

Colorado Alliance for Environmental Education's Resource Commons - clearinghouse of more than 200 environmental education resources.

Colorado Foundation for Water Education (CFWE) - promotes better understanding of Colorado's water resources and issues by providing balanced and accurate information.

Project Learning Tree - award-winning environmental education program designed for teachers and other educators, parents and community leaders working with youth from preschool through grade 12.

Project WILD - wildlife-focused conservation education program for K-12 educators and students.

Colorado Project WET - aims to educate children, parents, educators and communities of the world about water.

Federal Registry for Educational Excellence (FREE) – teaching and learning resources for federal agencies.

National Archives - activities and documents to bring history to life.


Energy Education

Energy on Public Lands - teacher's guide to energy resources found on public lands and how they are managed by the BLM, with background information and classroom activities.

Energy: Fuel for Thought - outlines energy resources and explores resources that may power our future, with a focus on public land resources; includes poster and classroom activities (Science and Children magazine).

BLM National Energy Office - information about the BLM's national energy initiatives.


BLM Links

BLM Video Library BLM Video Library

BLM Recreation Page Recreation

Volunteer for BLM Volunteer for the BLM


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