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Great Sand Dunes National Monument and Preserve - Resources
By Sarah Lane
Jan 31, 2005, 11:04

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Great Sand Dunes National Monument and Preserve - Resources


For information to use in your reports and projects, this is the place to be.

Great Sand Dunes
Aside from the travel basics, this site has a description of this National Park, its Designations, and News and Events associated with the park. Click on the links to the right for even more information.
Source:       National Park Service

Great Sand Dunes Official Website
Why is this place to special? Find out this, as well as the history of the park and information about K-12 programs, scheduled activities, Sand Sea Wonders, Ranger-led Activities, and much more.
Source:       Great Sand Dunes Monument & Preserve

Explore the Parks
Under the Parks in the 21st Century Initiative there have been some additions to the Great Sand Dunes National Monument. Find out more here.
Source:       National Parks Conservation Association

Great Sand Dunes National Monument
Learn about when this park became a ‘New Park’ and what it looks like as you are approaching the Sand Dunes. Get geology info, and facts about hiking, Medano Creek, and similar areas.
Source:       American Southwest

Hands on the Land
Hands on the Land is a National network of field classrooms linking students, teachers, and parents to their public lands. Instructors will find this site particularly beneficial as it has teaching materials and education programs associated with the park.
Source:       National Park Service

Desert USA
Get general information as well as rules, regulations, and precautions. Explore the climate and find things to do during your visit.
Source:       Desert USA

Colorado’s Mystifying Sandbox
Read this e-zine article about the Great Sand Dunes written by Joseph Falco.
Source:       Cyberwest Magazine

Parks & Forests
Find out about the many animals that inhabit the area including mule deer, coyotes, pronghorn antelope, ground squirrels, kangaroo rats, chipmunks, and several types of ducks and birds.
Source:       Colorado Guide

Great Sand Dunes National Monument Travel Guide
As the name suggests you’ll find just about anything you’d ever want to know about this place. Get park facts and info on camping and activities.
Source:       US - Parks.com, Inc.

Alamosa Colorado
Use the links to get to Services & Facilities, Weather & Conditions, Picnic Areas, Friends of the Dunes, Inc., Natural & Cultural History, Camping, Activities, and fees.
Source:       Alamosa Visitor Information Center

The Nature Conservancy
Read this press release titled ‘The Nature Conservancy Signs Agreement To Buy 97,000-Acre Baca Ranch.
Source:       The Nature Conservancy




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