Project WILD, Growing Up WILD, Teaching Environmental Science Naturally, Colorado Archery in the Schools Program and other training opportunities for educators.
For a complete list of available workshops, check out the Colorado Parks and Wildlife calendar.
Durango OUT- Natural DilemmasTuesday, June 25
Durango OUT (Outdoor Understanding for Teachers): Join CPW and partners for a 4-day conservation education course this summer, offering place-based and experiential professional developent for K-12 teachers. This learning opportunity equips educators with the experiential background knowledge, Project WILD curriculum, and resources to feel more confident teaching about outdoor concepts. We will dive into 'Natural Dilemmas' and explore significant natural resource concepts in our local area while considering the balance between the needs of wildlife & the community. Workshop topics include: black bears, human/habitat interactions, native fish/aquatics, and fire ecology. Registration fee is $25 through 5/20 & $40 from 5/21 to 6/10. Participants will also need a fishing license & habitat stamp. Colorado School of Mines credits available.
WILD About Elk Teacher WorkshopFriday, June 28
Join us as we dive into the world of one of Colorado’s most recognizable wildlife species: the Rocky Mountain Elk! We will use hands-on, interactive curriculum from Project WILD and WILD About Elk to learn about elk biology, behavior and management. K-12 teachers, environmental educators and others are encouraged to register. Lunch provided.