EPEC has facilitated field trips to conduct stream studies at the Saint Vrain Creek in Lyons and to experience Rocky Mountain National Park with Lyons Elementary since 2015. The data collected from Saint Vrain Creek monitoring has been shared at Lyons Town Board Meetings and at the annual Lyons Wilderness [...]
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EPEC is proud to mentor youth starting careers related to facilitating citizen science programs. Because of the small size of our organization, interns get the opportunity to work one-on-one with the Program Director and Executive Director to see the whole picture of running a small non-profit organization, and internship dates and expectations [...]
All Lectures Will Begin at 4 PM at Estes Park High School Auditorium Unless Otherwise Noted Questions & Answers Session Will Follow Each Lecture. Public Is Invited To Attend. MONDAY, JANUARY 30TH "What does UNESCO Man and the Biosphere Designation mean?" Darla Sidles, Superintendent of Rocky Mountain National [...]
GLOBE students have become an essential part of GLOBE Annual Meetings. Students present their research projects through the Student Research Exhibition, an evening of formal poster presentations and they continue ongoing informal discussions of their work, throughout the week. Their research is often impressive and their enthusiasm is always contagious. [...]
Launched in 1971, UNESCO’s Man and the Biosphere Programme (MAB) is an Intergovernmental Scientific Programme that aims to establish a scientific basis for the improvement of relationships between people and their environments. MAB combines the natural and social sciences, economics and education to improve human livelihoods and the equitable sharing of benefits, and to safeguard [...]
This pilot program partnered with Westview Middle School (St. Vrain Valley Schools), RMNP and Estes Park Environmental Center to help train “Citizen Scientists” in field-research techniques necessary to monitor the ecological health of the Endovalley/Fall River drainage in RMNP. This two-week course featured multiple days in the Park, conducting field research [...]
AMERICAS LATINO ECO FESTIVAL IV ECO ART EXHIBIT
at The Museum of Nature & Science in Denver • October 13, 2016
T he Estes Park Environmental Center held student art celebration in honor of the 100th Anniversary of the National Park Service. The works of 85 student artists, who placed at the state level, were displayed at the Fall River Visitor Center of Rocky Mountain National Park. Artwork was entered in the categories of visual arts, [...]
at The Museum of Nature & Science in Denver • October 13, 2016admin2016-10-24T17:12:05+00:00
After the 500-year flood of 2013 many watersheds throughout Front Range Colorado were decimated, one such watershed that was hit especially hard was Fish Creek. Now, two years since the flood, efforts are being made by local restoration entities to restore the creek to its former health. Estes Park Environmental Center the help of the [...]
Estes Park Environmetal Center was the proud sponsor of the second annual statewide Student Art Celebration. Last year we honored the 100th Year Anniversary of Rocky Mountain National Park. This year we honored the 100th Year Anniversary of the National Park Service. All Colorado school students K-12 were invited to submit artwork supporting the theme [...]
This is my National Park for the next 100 yearsadmin2016-10-24T17:12:05+00:00
In May of 2015, Estes Park Environmental Center was able to take a group of pre-service teachers from the Center for Urban Education out in Rocky Mountain National Park to conduct various research protocols in the Horseshoe Park area. Through these protocols we aimed to teach the group about some major topics of importance within [...]