Learning Landscapes

Environmental Education

BLM Wyoming's Environmental Education program is growing. Specialists throughout the state are available for classroom presentations and discussion on virtually any resource management or BLM-related topic. Specific teacher and student resources are being developed for various programs.

For additional information, please contact the BLM Wyoming Office of Communications at 307-775-6015.


Hands on the Land/NHTIC
Hands on the Land, a new nationwide environmental education program, is being implemented in Casper by the Oregon Trail Elementary School and the National Historic Trails Interpretive Center.
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Discovery Trunks
BLM collaborated with the Wyoming State Museum in developing several Discovery Trunks as part of the museum’s education outreach services.
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Fire
Fire management has moved beyond prevention and immediate suppression to include wildland fire use, prescribed fire and fuels management.
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Invasive Plants/Weeds
Exotic plants can quickly establish thick stands that threaten native habitats. In excess of 70 million acres of western lands have already been infested, resulting in significant ecological and economic impacts.
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Cultural Heritage
BLM's national education program aimed at teaching America's young people to value and protect our nation's rich cultural heritage.
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Paleontology
Wyoming is a treasure-trove of fossils, and one of the best-known is the Red Gulch Dinosaur Tracksite near Worland.
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