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Rio Grande National Forest

Rio Grande National Forest in Monte Vista, CO is developing a science program utilizing and engaging students and volunteers on the RGNF using Nature's Notebook. Data from the USA -NPN is used to assess climatic variability which is one of the "Monitoring Questions" used to measure management practices in their Forest Plan, their guiding management document. This effort is to engage the public in the collection of data that helps RGNF measure the impacts of their management practices.

State: 
Monte Vista, CO
Organization Type: 
This LPP is working with K-16 students: 
Yes
More than 30 students: 
Involves indigenous communities: 
First Observation Date: 
March, 2018
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