Snowcapped mountains above a forested landscape

Conservation Crates

Conservation Crates include WGFD-approved lesson plans for all grade levels and the materials to implement them. Educators across the state are encouraged to borrow these crates from regional Game and Fish offices, statewide.

Pronghorn running

Migration and Habitat

Lessons included in this crate will emphasize the essential components of a habitat, how wildlife of all sizes depend on their environment’s health, and how wildlife interact with their environment.

Two mule deer does on hillside

Management Models

The environment, all wildlife, and humans are interconnected and dependent on each other. Lessons included demonstrate the relationships between wildlife and their habitat, wildlife and other wildlife, and wildlife with humans.

Lab tech swabbing petri dish

Invasive Species & Diseases

Lessons explain invasive species and diseases’ impacts on wildlife populations and the environment. Topics include Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD), aquatic invasive species, and the Black-Footed Ferret story.

Mother Canada goose with goslings

Animal Adaptations

Wildlife has changed physically, behaviorally, and physiologically to better suit and thrive within their environment. Lessons demonstrate the importance of adaptations for critters in all environments.

Grizzly bear and cub

Bear ID & Safety

Wyoming is home to large bear populations. Lessons provide opportunities for bear identification, bear spray demonstrations, and home preparations to prevent bear interactions.

Skulls on top of pelts

Pelts & Skulls

This crate has native wildlife pelts and skulls. The facilitator may use these materials in their manner. However, two optional lessons that emphasize predator-prey relationships and skull classification are included.