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August 2020

Wildlife of Rocky: An Educational Adventure by Bus

Aug 6, 2020
$25 – $50

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 Wildlife of Rocky, join our naturalist-guide on a 14-passenger mini-bus or 12-passenger van as we seek out the critters of Rocky Mountain National Park, both…

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Wildlife of Rocky: An Educational Adventure by Bus

Aug 13, 2020
$25 – $50

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 Wildlife of Rocky, join our naturalist-guide on a 14-passenger mini-bus or 12-passenger van as we seek out the critters of Rocky Mountain National Park, both…

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Aquatic Mammals of Rocky: Beaver, Muskrat & Moose

Aug 14, 2020
$60.00

Explore the eastern side of Rocky Mountain National Park's lakes and riparian habitats and learn how beavers have shaped Rocky and why they have declined. We will also look for muskrats who are the largest voles in the world and see how they cohabitate with beavers in our lakes. August is also a great time to try to find moose who are visiting our beautiful lakes for aquatic vegetation. Meets at the RMC Field Institute Instructor: Jared Gricoskie

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The History of Moose in RMNP

Aug 15, 2020
$80.00

The present-day story of moose in Rocky Mountain National Park started in 1978. Before 1978, there is some debate if moose were considered residents of the park. We will discuss the debate and learn where the present population came from. We will spend our day exploring various topics such as moose diet, seasonal behavior, predation, impact on willow communities, and radio collaring. We will also discuss the moose’s relationship to other wildlife (such as elk and birds) and why willow…

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Wildlife of Rocky: An Educational Adventure by Bus

Aug 20, 2020
$25 – $50

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 Wildlife of Rocky, join our naturalist-guide on a 14-passenger mini-bus or 12-passenger van as we seek out the critters of Rocky Mountain National Park, both…

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Mountain Lion: RMNP’s Top Predator

Aug 22 - Aug 23, 2020
$160.00

Explore mountain lion ecology, ongoing research, human-mountain lion interaction, and community stewardship of wildlife resources during morning lectures followed by hands-on instruction in the field. Demonstrations of research methods, tools and data collection will be included with practical instruction on how to “read” the signs left by mountain lions. Mountain lion safety, current research techniques, key management issues, and how communities across the West are becoming involved also will be discussed. (CSM credit available) Meets at the Field Institute Instructor:…

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Wildlife of Rocky: An Educational Adventure by Bus

Aug 27, 2020
$25 – $50

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 Wildlife of Rocky, join our naturalist-guide on a 14-passenger mini-bus or 12-passenger van as we seek out the critters of Rocky Mountain National Park, both…

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September 2020

Wildlife of Rocky: An Educational Adventure by Bus

Sep 3, 2020
$25 – $50

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 Wildlife of Rocky, join our naturalist-guide on a 14-passenger mini-bus or 12-passenger van as we seek out the critters of Rocky Mountain National Park, both…

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NEW! Rocky Mountain National Park Butterflies: West of the Divide

Sep 4, 2020
$80

Butterflies fly in every life zone of Rocky Mountain National Park. This class will begin with an indoor introduction to basic butterfly biology, butterfly behavior, and butterfly diversity. In the field, we will visit several different habitats on the west side of the Park to search for late summer species, such as Rocky Mountain parnassian, Scudder’s sulphur, silver-bordered fritillary, mourning cloak and dark wood-nymph. We will learn to identify these species while discussing their life histories, ecology, host-plant associations, conservation concerns, and the impact of…

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From Elk to Aspen: An Educational Adventure by Bus

Sep 10, 2020
$25.00 – $50.00

It’s impossible to ignore the magic of fall in the Rockies, as morning sunlight glows through golden aspen leaves and elk bugles echo in the distance. Experience these autumnal wonders from the comfort of a 14–passenger mini-bus or 12–passenger van on a journey in Rocky Mountain National Park. Join a professional naturalist guide on a morning excursion to discover the plants and animals and wanderers and settlers of the park; learn how Rocky’s inhabitants are shaped by this rugged climate.…

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Elk Expeditions

Sep 10, 2020
$25.00 – $50.00

The fall rut is a spectacular display of elk mating behavior featuring bugling, posturing and herding displays. This extraordinary event will be available for viewing from the comfort of a 14–passenger mini-bus or 12–passenger van staffed by a professional educational guide who will discuss elk ecology, interpret activity and answer questions about elk. Elk artifacts such as antlers, skulls and fur will be available for participants to see and touch. Entrance into Rocky Mountain National Park is included in the…

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From Elk to Aspen: An Educational Adventure by Bus

Sep 11, 2020
$25 – $50

It’s impossible to ignore the magic of fall in the Rockies, as morning sunlight glows through golden aspen leaves and elk bugles echo in the distance. Experience these autumnal wonders from the comfort of a 14–passenger mini-bus or 12–passenger van on a journey in Rocky Mountain National Park. Join a professional naturalist guide on a morning excursion to discover the plants and animals and wanderers and settlers of the park; learn how Rocky’s inhabitants are shaped by this rugged climate.…

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