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Parents & Teachers

The Helena-Lewis and Clark National Forest and its partners host a variety of free programs, events and workshops, as well as provide a myriad of materials and resources that will help you in your efforts to educate our youth in responsible management and stewardship of our natural resources.

Check out our Events 

Programs & Workshops

Adopt-A-Species – Snowschool 

Educational Trunks & Curricula

Every Kid In the Park-Parents  Teachers

A Forest for Every Classroom 

Wilderness Investigations

During the school year, the Lewis & Clark Interpretive Center offers education programs for a variety of grade levels. Maximum group capacity is 80 students per visit. To schedule a group please call (406) 727-8733.

Links & Resources

Arthur Carhart National Wilderness Training Center

Project Learning Tree

Project WILD

Natural Inquirer

Taking Wing

Fisheries Education 

Watershed Education

Partners in Flight