National Historic Trails Interpretive Center
Staff and local youth explore the environment throughout the seasons at the National Historic Trails Interpretive Center in Casper, WY. A local history club meets once monthly to study history with frequent outings into the environment. Students enjoy the place based learning of skills passed on through the generations. The Staff also assists a local outdoors club for students in 2nd through 5th grade as part of the Hands on the Land Program.
The NTHIC History Club created pre-K matching cards after working with the app Leaf Snap to identify different species in the fall.
History Club brothers try to replicate an animal shelter in the snow.
Spring in Wyoming is spent skiing. BLM interpreter Jason Vlcan works with the students.
Students learn how pine beetles target trees with the game Peppermint Beetle.