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June 2021

Camp Rocky 2021

By Educational Events

Camp Rocky is an educational, week-long residential camp for 14 through 19 year olds who enjoy the outdoors and are interested in natural resources!

Camp is located outside Divide, Colorado. Camp Rocky’s professional staff helps participants learn about their environment through hands-on experiences. Students work in teams, making new
friends from across Colorado.

Each year, new and returning students choose one of the following resource fields for their area of focus:

  • Rangeland Science
  • Forestry Management
  • Soil and Water Science
  • Fish and Wildlife Management

At the end of the week, students will use their group learning plan to complete a management project.Additional camper activities include volleyball games, hiking, a campfire, group challenges, nightly natural resource presentations, and a talent show!

Sponsored by the Colorado Association of Conservation Districts, with the help of other natural resource conservation partners.

WHEN: JULY 11 – 17, 2021

WHERE: DIVIDE, COLORADO

HOW MUCH: $350

CONTACT HEATHER@DOUGLASCONSERVES.ORG FOR LIMITED SCHOLARSHIP AVAILABILITY.

 REGISTRATION LINK.

Wildflower Walk at Sandstone Ranch

By Educational Events

Join Jackie Sanderson, a Natural Resource Specialist in Douglas County and a Native Plant Master Trainer for an easy hike to identify native wildflowers and habitats at Sandstone Ranch. The course is outdoors on an Open Space trail. Please wear appropriate shoes and bring water. All class materials will be provided.

When/Where to Meet: Students will be given instructions about where to meet on Sandstone Ranch Open Space prior to the class.

For the health and safety of all participants, social distancing and masks are encouraged.

https://sandstoneranchnaturewalk.eventbrite.com