Western Rivers Teacher Workshops

Learning

Date and Time:

Monday, June 18, 2018, 8:00am to Friday, June 22, 2018, 6:00pm

Registration Deadline:

Friday, June 15, 2018, 5:00pm

Spend a week in central Colorado exploring Western Rivers. Learn to incorporate watershed education into your current programming and curriculum. Western Rivers Teacher Workshops: June 11-22, 2018 at Western State University, Gunnison, Colorado. Middle and high school teachers and non-formal educators invited. 

Utilize western rivers to meet interdisciplinary academic standards creating relevant place based context for your students.
Come and stay all week!

River Ecology Course (3 days)
Monday-Wednesday June 18-20, 2018, 2 credit course: $260; additional $10 course fee
During this interdisciplinary field-based course, participants will explore the three major components of a river ecosystem: aquatic life, water quality, and riparian habitat. Field experiences include field trips to local riverside parks, Roaring Judy Fish Hatchery, and Curecanti National Recreation Area.

Water Management Course (2 days)
Thursday-Friday June 21-22, 2018, 1 credit course: $150; additional $10 course fee
During this interdisciplinary field-based course participants will explore western water management, water law, and watershed geography. Field experiences include a Blue Mesa Dam and Hydropower Plant tour and Taylor Reservoir tour.

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