Big Chico Creek Ecological Reserve Outdoor Classroom

The purpose of the K-12 Outdoor Classroom is to promote the understanding, awareness, appreciation, and stewardship of our environment through outdoor science education at the Butte Creek Ecological Preserve and the Big Chico Creek Ecological Reserve. It is our philosophy that through increased knowledge and understanding, individuals will learn to protect and preserve our natural resources. Topics of field trips include Spring Run Salmon, Bird Ecology, and traditional Native American use and stewardship of the land.

  • Curriculum & instructional materials, Direct teaching, Field trips, Internships, Professional development/consulting for teachers
  • 3rd Grade Students / Youth, 4th Grade Students / Youth, 5th Grade Students / Youth, 6th Grade Students / Youth, 7th Grade Students / Youth, 8th Grade Students / Youth, 9th Grade Students / Youth, 10th Grade Students / Youth, 11th Grade Students / Youth, 12th Grade Students / Youth, Pre-Service Educators/College Students, Teachers/Administrators, General Public/Family
    During school day
  • Climate Change
  • Conservation (Wildlife/Habitat)
  • Outdoor Learning
  • Water
Academic AlignmentAcademic Alignment
    Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)
  • Other
  • : California State Social Sciences Standards
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