Yellow Belly Ponderosa

The Yellow Belly Ponderosa (YBP) outreach program combines culture, arts and science to convey a lifelong connection to and understanding of sustainable forests, teach outdoor skills, encourage physical outdoor activity, promote interest and knowledge of the natural sciences, and connect kids with the natural world. See below for the history of YBP, AZ core standards the program addresses (4th and 5th grades), lesson plans, evaluations and a documentary of how the program was produced.