Loading Events

« All Events

  • This event has passed.

On The Wing

June 24 @ 8:00 am - July 2 @ 5:00 pm MDT

Ages: 15-17
Dates: June 24 – July 2, 2021
Tuition: $1,170/week
Location: Camp takes place at Highlands Camp in Allenspark, CO. Drop-off and pick-up take place at Highlands Camp in Allenspark, CO.

This camp is for teenagers who aspire to careers in natural resources. Based at a residential camp near Rocky Mountain National Park, campers will have the opportunity to design and conduct mini-research projects in the surrounding forests. Campers will work together to develop a hypothesis, collect scientific data, draw conclusions from their data, write technical scientific research papers and present their findings to a group of natural resource professionals. In addition, campers will take part in traditional camp activities and learn field journaling, field sketching, field guide and binocular use, bird and plant identification, and field biology. The cost of this camp includes all lodging and meals.

 

REGISTER HERE! (Registration closes at 11:59p on Monday May 10th)

Details

Start:
June 24 @ 8:00 am MDT
End:
July 2 @ 5:00 pm MDT
Event Category:
View Event Website

Organizer

Bird Conservancy of the Rockies
Phone:
303-659-4348
Email:
info@birdconservancy.org
View Organizer Website

Venue

Highlands Presbyterian Camp and Retreat Center

Recent Posts / View All Posts

Big Data for Bird Conservation

| IMBCR, Science | No Comments

GIS is an acronym that stands for Geographic Information Science, or Geographic Information System. This powerful technology enables Bird Conservancy Biologists to answer research questions, design scientific surveys, and measure the impacts of conservation projects on bird populations at a landscape scale.

Living on the Land

| Land Stewardship, Stewardship | No Comments

The past year of pandemic life has been a struggle for most us in many ways. For a field biologist who truly values time outdoors and in nature, the transition to telework and isolation is particularly impactful. But forced solitude leads to unexpected new perspectives, including a stronger connection to the land, nature, and community.

Recite Me, A New Accessibility Tool

| Uncategorized | No Comments

Diversity, inclusion, equity, and accessibility are essential to our work at Bird Conservancy of the Rockies. We are working to promote these principles at every level of our organization, including in our most public-facing communication tool – our website. We are therefore excited to launch the Recite Me toolbar on our website, which you can access on a desktop, laptop, and mobile device!

Beavers, Our Secret Superheroes

| Stewardship | No Comments

A chewed tree stump, an interwoven dam of sticks, logs, and mud, or a what might look like a pile of mud with branches and grasses are all signs you are in a beaver territory. And this territory is on its way to becoming a thriving part of our ecosystem!