The USDA Forest Service, Cat Country 102.9, and 97.1 KISS FM invite you to be part of Great Outdoors Live. This virtual field trip will be webcast live to classrooms across America, beginning at 11am MDT TODAY (Wednesday, October 2) from Shoshone National Forest near Yellowstone National Park.

Teachers, students, and the general public can interact with scientists and other guests, live from the historic Wapiti Ranger Station that's located about 30 miles west of Cody in Shoshone National Forest.

Great Outdoors Live will help people learn about:

  • ecosystems - large and small

  • what public lands are and their importance

  • the history of public lands

  • natural resource careers

  • connections to indigenous peoples

  • balancing wildlife and human needs

CLICK HERE to get lesson plans for Great Outdoors Live, available for Kindergarten up to 12th grade level.

The United States is full of dazzling landscapes where people can play and learn. All citizens share in the rights and responsibilities of seeing that public lands are cared for and managed in a way that meets the current and future needs of the American people.