Rangelands are natural landscapes dominated by native grasses, forbs and shurbs. Rangelands are important world wide. Students will learn about rangeland ecosystems and the animals that live on them in Colorado. They will learn why these areas are important. They will learn about the different types of rangelands found in Colorado. They will also explore some of the challenges in managing rangelands, especially those found on federal lands. They will be introduced to concept of conservation and conservation districts.