Education and Outreach
National Wildlife Federation, Prairie Kit
Contains activities, materials, and information and is available for $35.
Information Contact: Sharon Katz Cooper, Curriculum Specialist, 703-438-6225
For more information visit www.nwf.org.
Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge
Curriculum is available for free. It features a traveling trunk with activities to prepare students for a field trip to the Arsenal for activities to do once they are there. It also includes other curricula that can be done in the classroom. The Arsenal is closed to visitors right now, but projected to be open again in summer/fall of 2002.
Information contact: Sherry James 303-289-0659, email@example.com
For more information visit www.pmrma.army.mil
www.acorn-group.com - This website offers printed and electronic materials for educators - curriculum materials, field identification guides, plant and animal books, and natural sciences.
www.projectwild.org - This web site provides instructional approaches, curriculum overviews, and student assessments. Colorado Division of Wildlife offers $500 grants to teachers who complete certain Project Wild curricula.
Creating a Schoolyard Habitat
Making a Raptor Bird Perch
Liberty Prairie Conservancy
Prairie Awareness Program: Teacher's Activity Guide and Activity Packet.
For more information visit www.libertyprairie.org
Earthkeeping Program at University of Wisconsin-Madison Arboretum
Prairie Restoration for Wisconsin Schools. 1993.
For more information, visit: www.museum.state.il.us/muslink/prairie
"A Prairie Dog's Joy" song
The song A Prairie Dog's Joy was created by PDC member, All My Relations. Suggested use includes airing it on local radio and tv stations during interviews, PSAs, news programming and ads. Introduce the song to school music or environmental groups in the public education department or seek documentaary film opportunities which could utilize the music. Contact Raven at http:www.allmyrelations.org to purchase the CD and talk further. Make sure you mention the PDC!
Click here to listen to a MP3 clip of A Prairie Dog's Joy.