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Western Rivers Teacher Workshops
Monday – Friday, June 18-22, 2018
Western State University Summer Teacher Institute, Gunnison, Colorado
Utilize western rivers to meet interdisciplinary academic standards creating relevant place based context for your students. Middle and high school teachers, graduate students, and non-formal educators (anyone who wants to be a more effective water educator) are invited to register.
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.
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.
See you in Gunnison this summer!
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Sarah R. Johnson, MAEd
Principal, Watershed Education Specialist
PO Box 83
Carbondale, CO 81623