Canyon Lakes Ranger District Educational Resources

Below is a list of resources teachers can check out and use in their classrooms.  Contact the Canyon Lakes Ranger District office for more information at 970-295-6702.

  • Wilderness Box:  The values, resources and challenges of Wilderness with a big "w" are explored with this program.  The kit contains curricula, including complete lesson plans written by educators at the Arthur Carhart Wilderness Center.  Kit contains puppets, slides, color books, kids' nature stories and books, animal pelts and skulls, magnifiers, and much more. This toolbox is geared towards K-8, but can be used with older students. 
  • Tree Trunk: This tote box is full of books, slides, posters, color books, plant identification materials, art books and a collection of plant-related lesson plans.  It is geared towards K-8.


Key Contacts

Boulder Ranger District

Elaine Wells, Visitor Information Services

Bill Alakai, Fire Prevention

Canyon Lakes Ranger District

Mary Bollinger, Visitor Information Services

Jane Gordon, Fire Prevention

Clear Creek Ranger District

Visitor Information Services

Pawnee National Grassland District

Visitor Information Services

Sulphur Ranger District

Visitor Information Services