Forest Ecology

Introduction

Review what makes a forest healthy and resilient against disturbance. Introduces themes in standard SC.HS.2.6
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Developed by the Aspen Center for Environmental Studies the Index is an intuitive way to explore real data about how forests have changed.  We've created a worksheet for students to practice data interpretation, ask their own questions, and draw conclusions about environmental changes happening around them.

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Videos

Video questions worksheet

Fillable version

Print version

Bridging the Divide:

The West Fork Fire Complex

Future of Our Forests

Forest Management

Upper Rio Grande Watershed (Christi Bode)

Bonus: Forest Health & Watershed Management