Conservation through Education
Jack Creek Preserve Foundation’s conservation Field school will provide educators with professional development in wildlife and habitat conservation and management. Educators will leave with current knowledge and activities they can take back to the classroom.
Dates: July 14-19, 2019
Earn up to 40 OPI Renewal Units
Cost: $700 for Program, Lodging, & Meals (scholarships up to $600 are available on a first come basis)
Other Activities include whitewater rafting, Backpacking, Camping, Archery, and more.
Topics of Study:
History and Significance of JCP and the Lee Metcalf Wilderness
Wildlife Conservation and Species of Concern in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem
North American Model of Wildlife Management
Water Resources & Stream Studies
Working Land vs Preserving Habitat - Finding Balance
Basic Archery Instruction and Certifcation in Schoolastic 3D Archery (S3DA)
Camping & Survival Skills
Whitewater Rafting Trip
Instructors will be biologists from Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks, Non-Profit Organizations, and other agencies.