BOCES Threads

BOCES Threads 2020

Thread A:  Mammals (4 Units)
21-March Coyotes: The Song Dogs of the West (.5) Jared Gricoskie
11-July North American Bears: Ecology, Behavior & Evolution (.5) W. Perry Conway
24-July Bats of Colorado & RMNP (.5) Jeremy Siemers
25-July Bighorn Sheep: Ecology& Management (.5) Jeff Connor
1-Aug The Persevering Pika: Secrets of Alpine Survival (.5) Chris Ray
15-Aug The History of Moose in RMNP (.5) Jeff Connor
22-23-Aug Mountain Lion: RMNP’s Top Predator (1) Caroline Crumm and Don Hunter


Thread B:  Birds (3 Units)
1-May North with the Spring: Bird Migration (.5) Jeff Maugans
22-May Owls of Rocky Mountain National Park (.5) Jeff Maugans
31-May Birding RMNP by Ear (.5) Nathan Pieplow
5-June Hunters of the Wind: Eagles, Hawks, & Falcons (.5) W. Perry Conway
27-28- June Birding the Lifezones (1) Jeff Maugans


Thread C:  Flowers/Plants/Fungi (6 Units)
30-May The Surprising World of Lichens (.5) Jennifer Frazer
6-June Early Wildflowers of RMNP (.5) Leanne Benton
7-June Spring Mushrooms & Fungi (.5) Jon Sommer
13-June Untangling the Mystery of RMNP Native Orchids (.5) Marlene Borneman
27-28 June Wildflowers of RMNP (1) Leanne Benton
11-July Rocky Mountain Riparian Plant Ecology, Identification, & Physiology (.5) Isabel Schroeter
25-26-July Grasses of RMNP (1) Denise Culver
1-Aug Wetland Plants of RMNP (.5) Denise Culver
8-Aug Wild Mushrooms & Fungi of RMNP (.5) Jon Sommer
15-Aug Edible & Medicinal Plants of RMNP (.5) Leanne Benton


Thread D:  History/Anthropology (2.5 Units)
29-May or 12-June Estes Valley: History & Historic Sites (.5) Curt Buchholtz
13-June Boundaries, Borders, & Terrains: An Indigenous Telling of the Rockies (.5) Doreen Martinez, Ph.D
8-9 Aug Phantoms: The Hidden History of RMNP (1) Mary Taylor Young
16-Aug Anna Wolfrom Dove & the Wigwam Tea Room (.5) Nina Kunze


Thread  E:  Ecology (1.5 Unit)
9-May Fire in Ecosystems: Friend or Foe (.5) Dr. Scott Franklin
22-May There’s More to This Place Than Meets the Eye: 100 Years of Environmental Change (.5) Deanna Laurel
10-July The Amazing Alpine Tundra: A Land of Extremes (.5) Dr. Scott Franklin