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Working from Urban Parks to the Chach Woods: The Next Step is a New Expericence

Affiliated Organization:  Chugach National Forest

Affiliated Organization Contact

Program Contact

  • Kevin Laves
  • (907) 288-7746

Program Type

  • Activity Guide
  • Calendar
  • Classroom Visits
  • Curriculum-based Programs
  • Demonstrations
  • Environmental Monitoring
  • Field Trip
  • How to Manual
  • Internet Activity
  • Interpretation
  • Lesson Plan/Activities
  • Map
  • Poster Brochure
  • Presentation
  • Residential and/or Camp
  • Resource Guide/Catalogue
  • Service-Learning
  • Supplemental Curriculum
  • Traveling Trunks

Description

Underserved youth participated in a ten week work expericen on Municipality and Federal lands. The chugach National Forest worked with partner Student Conservation Association, to bring urban youth to work, camp, and recreate while accomplishing back-country trail projects. Students were recruited from the Anchorage Youth Employment in Parks (YEP) program. These students rarely have been to the Forest, even though they have grown up in view of the Chugach Mountains

Subjects

  • Alaska Ecology
  • Archeology
  • Arts
  • Biology
  • Climate Change
  • Employability
  • English/Language Arts
  • Environmental Education
  • Forest Service
  • Geography
  • Geology
  • Health
  • History
  • Invasive Species
  • Math
  • Paleontology
  • Recycling
  • Social Studies
  • STEM
  • Sustainability
  • Technology
  • Wilderness
  • Wildlife
  • Wildlife Safety
  • World Languages

Audience

  • K-12
  • Elementary
  • Junior High/Middle School
  • High School
  • Kindergarten
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
  • 9
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12
  • Teachers/Educators
  • Adults
  • Public

Region

  • Southcentral
  • Southeast
  • Southwest
  • Interior
  • Arctic Slope

City/Town/Village

Anchorage

Indoor/Outdoor/Both

  • Indoor
  • Outdoor
  • Both

Duration of Program

  • Less than 2 hours
  • 2 hours to a day
  • 2 to 7 days
  • More than a week
  • More than a month

Pay to Participate

  • Yes
  • No

Program Funding

Forest Service; NON-Forest Service

Program Evaluation

None

Partners

Parks and Rec. Anchorage
Campbell Creek Science Center
BLM
SCA
Anchorage Parks Foundation

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