The Rocky Mountain Conservancy-Field Institute offers a wide range of scheduled learning adventures for all ages.  From hiking to bus tours, our premier educational experiences have something to offer for everyone. Can’t take a class or tour on a day that we have scheduled? The Rocky Mountain Conservancy-Field Institute offers a variety of classes and tours at your convenience, based on days you have available to explore. Flexible scheduling is available for most classes and tours, so check out the list of options below for ideas about customizing your educational experience. Call us at 970-586-3262 to book your adventure!

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6:00 am

Bats of Colorado & RMNP

Jul 26, 2019
$72 – $80

Colorado is home to 19 bat species, and 8 are found in the vicinity of Rocky Mountain National. The evolution, ecology, behavior, anatomy, threats and population status of Colorado’s bats will be discussed. Examples of survey equipment, video, and acoustic materials will be used to reinforce the lecture’s content. After dinner, we will travel to […]

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Bugs, Beetles & Butterflies: Tiny but Amazing Creatures of Rocky

Jul 26, 2019
Free

Bugs often are seen as annoying and gross, but they actually are quite extraordinary! They are able to lift impressive weights, fly great distances, and jump to astonishing heights. Learn the basics of our little bug friends through art and exploration as we capture bugs with nets, study them with magnifying glasses and create our […]

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What’s Hiding Underwater?

Jul 26, 2019
Free

Kids have a natural curiosity about water and want to examine living things up close.  Streams and ponds have an abundance of creatures living just below the surface and around the shoreline. Using hand lenses, kids will explore a stream and learn about some of the macroinvertebrates found in the shallow waters of the Big […]

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9:00 am

Old Fall River Road Trip: An Educational Adventure by Bus

Jul 26, 2019
$45 – $75

Travel in Rocky was not always as simple as it is today. Join us from the comfort of a 14–passenger mini-bus or 12–passenger van as we switchback through time to traverse the park’s oldest road up to the Alpine Visitor Center and back down to Estes Park via Trail Ridge Road. Old Fall River Road […]

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4:00 pm

Sunset Safari: An Educational Adventure by Bus

Jul 26, 2019
$25 – $50

Take a sunset safari over Trail Ridge Road to experience the changing light, active wildlife, and the calmness of dusk with an ascent in elevation from 7,522 feet in Estes Park to more than 12,090 feet. Along the way, a professional education guide will lead interpretive walks and talks to discuss geology, flora, fauna and […]

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