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. Please note: The Field Institute and educational bus tour programs have been suspended through 2021.

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October 2020

From Elk to Aspen: An Educational Adventure by Bus

Oct 3, 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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Elk Expeditions

Oct 3, 2020
$25 – $50

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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Elk Expeditions

Oct 4, 2020
$25 – $50

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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Elk Expeditions

Oct 5, 2020
$25 – $50

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

Oct 8, 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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Elk Expeditions

Oct 8, 2020
$25 – $50

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

Oct 9, 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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Elk Expeditions

Oct 9, 2020
$25 – $50

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

Oct 10, 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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Elk Expeditions

Oct 10, 2020
$25 – $50

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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Elk Expeditions

Oct 11, 2020
$25 – $50

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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December 2020

Stream Ecology & Fly-fishing

Dec 31, 2020

$125 per person (minimum: 2 people) Instructor: Varies Enjoy customized stream ecology and fly-fishing classes designed to match both your level of experience and preferred level of physical activity. Find solitude within a half-mile of popular trailheads, or hike deep into the backcountry to access remote lakes and streams. Discuss aquatic insect life cycles, how to match the natural hatch with artificial fly selection, streamside stealth, casting techniques and ethics for preserving Rocky’s pristine stream ecology. Call 970-586-3262 to arrange your…

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