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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The bighorn sheep is the symbol of Rocky Mountain National Park and the state of Colorado. It represents the majestic rugged mountains of the park. Discover the ecology of bighorn sheep, how to distinguish a ram from a ewe, a yearling from a lamb, what they eat and how to age sheep by the rings […]Find out more »
Antibiotic resistant infections are an imminent threat to human health. Could these bacteria be lurking in environments as pristine as Rocky Mountain National Park? What factors might cause them to be in pristine environments? This course seeks to offer insight into these questions and the implications of such research.Students will be introduced to basic microbiological […]Find out more »
Visit a former mining town within Rocky Mountain National Park as participants hike along a pleasant trail through open meadows and mixed pine forests. Participants will have the opportunity to view the headwaters area of the Colorado River along with several historical sites including Shipler Cabin, Shipler Mine, and the site of Lulu City. Both […]Find out more »