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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Geology Rocks!

Aug 1, 2019
Free

Discover what puts the “rock” in Rocky Mountain National Park during this geologic adventure.  When visiting Rocky, folks routinely drive by, walk on or overlook hundreds of different kinds of rocks scattered throughout the landscape. Take a closer look at these cool rocks, and discover their origins and how to identify specific rocks and minerals […]

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Journey to the Top! A Trail Ridge Road Bus Adventure

Aug 1, 2019
$45.00 – $75.00

One of the premier attractions of Rocky Mountain National Park is Trail Ridge Road, the nation’s highest continuous paved highway. Trail Ridge Road meanders through various life zones on its way through the park and over one of the largest, most pristine stretches of alpine tundra in the lower 48 states. Participants receive a unique […]

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Landscape Photography: Creating an Artistic Eye

Aug 1 - Aug 3, 2019
$270.00 – $300.00

Experience a unique spin on landscape photography that brings out your inner artist to see with your imagination, not your eyes. Explore several in-camera techniques  such as composition, scanning and extracting, how to handle difficult light metering, and the advantage of “un-labeling” in photography.  Learn how to photograph the grand vistas of Rocky, and much […]

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NEW! Wildlife of Rocky: An Educational Adventure by Bus

Aug 1, 2019
$25.00 – $50.00

Whether you’re gazing skyward through conifer branches or peering down into valleys below, Rocky Mountain National Park is a beautiful and curious place teeming with wild life. Often when visiting the mountains, we allow ourselves to be swept up by the high-country views and forget about the inhabitants that make this area so unique. In […]

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