a project ofExtended Studies Summer Teacher Institute
Western Rivers Teacher Workshops Monday - Friday, June 18-22, 2018
Utilize western rivers to meet interdisciplinary academic standards creating relevant place based context for your students.
River Ecology Course (3 days) Monday-Wednesday June 18-20, 2018, 2 credit course: $260; additional $10 course fee During this interdisciplinary field-based course, participants will explore the three major components of a river ecosystem: aquatic life, water quality, and riparian habitat. Field experiences include field trips to local riverside parks, Roaring Judy Fish Hatchery, and Curecanti National Recreation Area.
Water Management Course (2 days) Thursday-Friday June 21-22, 2018, 1 credit course: $150; additional $10 course fee During this interdisciplinary field-based course participants will explore western water management, water law, and watershed geography. Field experiences include a Blue Mesa Dam and Hydropower Plant tour and Taylor Reservoir tour.
Middle and high school teachers, graduate students, and non-formal educators are invited to register.
Insiders Tips 1. If you sign up with a group everyone gets a discounted rate, the bigger the group the larger the discount for all. 2. Western State makes the dormitories available during the workshops at a very affordable rate for lodging. 3. Come and stay all week for both classes and then enjoy the Gunnison River Festival at the end of the week.