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YELP Fall Field Work

GARNA’s Youth Ecological Literacy Program had a great fall season full of field work and fun. This semester, YELP was able to reach ~271 students, grades 3-12,  through school based, curriculum-enhancing field trips and field work.

To highlight some of the activities and lessons that made up these programs, here are just a few things students experienced:

Learning about compasses through an orienteering scavenger hunt, setting up vegetation plots to enhance an in-depth study on Lynx and Snowshoe Hare populations, embarking on a challenging yet rewarding hike to learn about effects of erosion, making and viewing small and large scale watershed models including a life-size model of the trans-mountain diversion tunnels, broadening their knowledge about public lands at Browns Canyon National Monument, viewing and learning about bat physiology, discussing relevant ecological and forestry topics (such as the Decker Fire), experiencing various life zones in our region,

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Chaffee Green Sustainable Homes Tour

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Recreation in Balance Data Collection Field Day

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Quivira Coalition Workshop Opportunity

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GARNA Celebrates Alan Robinson

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