Bats in the belfry, raccoons in the rafters, and fox in the freeway -- what next? From trash day and dumpsters to warm attics and city parks, a delightful 1 hour class presentation directs students to discover the resourceful ways that many mammals have found the components of habitat in areas of more dense human populations. Packets of pre and post visit information and activities accompany this program.
Go on the hunt for the most successful animals on earth. Examine the methods used to classify groups of animals. Students develop scientific, mathematics and language skills while collecting and identifying invertebrates on safari in the schoolyard. Pre- & post-activities complete the in-depth study of our local mini-beasts.
Learn about and characterize the life cycles of a variety of animals, including insects, birds and amphibians. Then, explore stations with a variety of animal specimens to investigate, and gather information.
The Leadership Training program nurtures the development of teens aged 14 to 17 into environmental leaders, educators and role models. Working with Wildlife Camp staff members, LTs plan environmental lessons, participate in a three day backpacking trip, and serve as mentors to Wildlife Campers aged 9 to 13.
This IMBD favorite teaches youth about birds, habitat, and conservation in an 8-page interactive packet. Fun activities engage participants in field observations, bird identification, and more. The Jr. Birder Patch recognizes completion of the program. Usable at any park or refuge, in the backyard, or as a classroom or home project. Specify 5-8 years or 9-12 years. English or Spanish. Visit website for discounts on sets of 30 and 100.
Be prepared to experience the wilderness in your own schoolyard. Explore the ingenious seed dispersal adaptations that plant use to conquer new territory and theorize on the most successful methods found in our area. Test your own adaptive powers by designing your one seeds for specific environments in a challenging post-visit activity.
Ant, roly polys, spiders, and flies are city invertebrates familiar to everyone young and old. During this 1 hour classroom program, students investigate other invertebrates and discover the important roles in the life of other city animals. Packets of pre and post visit information and activities accompany this program.
Introduction to Business Sustainability provides an overview of the basic concept and definition of Corporate Sustainability. Various models and theories about business sustainability will be introduced and explained including: The Natural Step, Natural Capitalism, The Triple Bottom Line, Product Life-Cycle and Biomimicry. National and local company stories will be shared to cite specific examples of how companies can begin sustainable programs and initiatives within their own organization. The presentation includes basic information and resources on how companies can get started.
The Roaring Fork Conservancy offers a variety of interpretive programs for residents and visitors to the Roaring Fork Valley. These include: tours of water diversion projects and conservation easement properties (Watershed Explorations), guided river float trips, and interpretive signage.