Forest Restoration on the Rowe Mesa Grassbank – A K-12 Curriculum Guide

By Tori Derr and the Quivira Coalition

This curriculum provides opportunities for youth to learn many aspects of science, including some principles of forest restoration, observation and measurement skills, problem solving, and how people are currently influencing the forest where they live. These concepts are part of national and state standards for science literacy. Science literacy includes not just the understanding of scientific concepts, but also the role of science in society. By teaching about aspects of a specific restoration project, we hope to provide a broad opportunity for students to understand both aspects of scientific literacy.”management decisions will increase vegetative cover, control erosion, and improve animal production.

To launch the digital edition, click the publication icon to the left. Download the pdf Rowe Mesa Curriculum.

Technical Guides

The Quivira Coalition openly shares most of our publications and other media resources. We try to provide useful guides for land stewards to control erosion, monitor rangeland, improve road drainage, start an apprenticeship program, and many other topics. We also have a number of publications in print for sale. Check back soon to be able to purchase them through this website, or contact Kit Brewer at kit@quiviracoaltion.orgto order any of our publications by email.

An Introduction to Erosion Control

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An Introduction to Induced Meandering

An Introduction to Induced Meandering

An Introduction to Induced Meandering By Bill Zeedyk This is an illustrated field guide for use by participants of riparian restoration educational workshops and field tours, along with contractors and volunteers (during installation of structures). It is...

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