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Student Forest Restoration Monitoring

Sponsoring Organization: 
Valles Caldera Trust
Description: 

Give students the opportunity to spend a day as a forest ecologist! Students will learn about forest health, restoration, and management through hands-on data collection and field work. Collected data will be used by the Valles Caldera Trust to evaluate the condition of forests and restoration projects on the Valles Caldera National Preserve. This program is best suited for 8th - 12th grade.

Submission Type : 
Program
Other Location Information: 
All data collection takes place at the Valles Caldera National Preserve located at 39201 New Mexico 4 Jemez Springs, NM 87025
Ongoing Event: 
Yes
Event Season: 
Summer (June - August)
Fall (September - November)
Spring (March - May)
Event Date: 
10/21/13
Cost to Attend: 
$5 or less per student
Program Contact Information
Program Contact : 
Brittney Van Der Werff
Jemez Springs
Phone: 
505-629-1418
Email: 
bvanderwerff [at] vallescaldera.gov
University or College Affiliation: 
None
Is your program statewide?: 
No
State Area Options: 
North Central Region
Central Region
What types of communities do you serve?(Urban/Rural): 
Both
Categories
Organizational Type: 
Colleges and Universities
Educational Management Organization (EMO)
Foundations
International
National Non-profits
Schools - Elementary and Middle/Junior High
Schools - Secondary Education
State-focused organization
Organizational Focus: 
Curriculum
Education
Low-income
STEM
Women and/or Girls
Youth
Resources: 
Internships
In-school programs
Out-of-school time programs
Subject Area: 
General - Science
Target Audience: 
K-5th Grade
6-8th Grade
9-12th Grade
K-12th Grade Teachers
Females
Underrepresented Minorities in General
Native Americans - specifically
Hispanic Americans - specifically
Blacks or African Americans - specifically
Asian American/Pacific Islanders - specifically
Low-Income and/or First-Generation College Students
Persons with Disabilities