Everything you need to understand or teach Refuge by Terry Tempest Williams.
"Refuge: An Unnatural History of Family and Place" by Terry Tempest Williams is a work of non-fiction that follows the personal family trauma of the author in addition to the evolution of the Great Salt Lake and the birds that call the Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge their home. The Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge is aptly named as it sits at the point where the Bear River flows into the northeast sector of the Great Salt Lake. The Refuge serves many purposes, including the protection of the marshes around the Bear River, particularly those located at the mouth of the river. The Great Salt Lake ecosystem depends upon the marshes, which are the largest freshwater component of the system. Because the marshes are surrounded by desert, waterfowl routinely flock to the area which they see as an oasis.
In the context of the book, the Bear River...
Refuge: An Unnatural History of Family and Place Lesson Plans contain 120 pages of teaching material, including: