Teacher Resources
Teachers: Are your high school students participating in the General Land Office Art Competition? 
Download the lesson plan and a student worksheet that go along with the contest.

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.


BLM’s Learning Landscapes Teacher Page - Public lands offer a wide array of educational opportunities. Discover materials to enliven your lesson plans. Learn about outdoor classroom opportunities. Take your students outside “virtually.”

Hands on the Land (HOL) is 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 trip plans and more.

Teaching Environmental Science Naturally (T.E.N.) is 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 citizenship education to help preserve our archaeological legacy.

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

Colorado Alliance for Environmental Education's Resource Commons provides a clearinghouse of resources. Recently built, the site has over 200 resources are already listed. You can even correlate resources to the New Colorado Academic Standards. New features and searchability options are being added daily.

CDOW’s Teacher Resources features educator resources from the Colorado Division of Wildlife, including training opportunities, curriculum and more. 

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

Project Learning Tree is an 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 is a wildlife focused conservation education program for K-12 educators and their students.

Colorado Project WET - The mission of Project WET is to reach children, parents, educators and communities of the world with water education.

Federal Resources for Educational Excellence (FREE) – Teaching and learning resources for federal agencies.

National Archives - Teaching with primary documents.


Energy Education

Energy on Public Lands 
A 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 
This web version of an article in May 2002 Science and Children magazine outlines energy resources currently in use and explores resources that may power our future, with a focus on public land resources; includes poster and classroom activities.

BLM National Energy Office 
Recommendations made in The National Energy Policy adopted by the President specifically affect some of the BLM's energy-related activities. The National Energy Office is responsible for implementing those recommendations. 

Renewable Energy: POWERful Choices
BLM's electronic fieldtrip on renewable energy resources and the role of public lands in their development.


BLM Links

BLM Photo Library BLM Photo Library

BLM Video Library BLM Video Library

BLM Recreation Page Recreation

Volunteer for BLM Volunteer for BLM


KFO Orienteering/Geocaching Day
KFO Orienteering/Geocaching Day