NOTE: THE 2018 CONSERVATION FIELD SCHOOL HAS BEEN CANCELED. PLEASE STAY TUNED FOR 2019 DETAILS AND EMAIL ME (aking@jackcreekpreserve.org) TO BE ADDED TO NEXT YEAR'S LIST OF EDUCATORS THAT WE ARE REACHING OUT TO. 

New in 2019! Jack Creek Preserve Foundation will be implementing a conservation education program for educators. Providing teachers with professional development in wildlife conservation, habitat preservation, and with outdoor skills they can take back to the classroom. 

DETAILS

  • Dates: July 2019, specific dates TBD
  • 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
    • Invasive weeds
  • Skill Development:
    • Basic Archery Instruction and Certifcation in Schoolastic 3D Archery (S3DA)
    • Camping & Survival Skills
  • Other Activities:
    • Hiking Excursion
    • Whitewater Rafting Trip
  • Faculty will be composed of college professors, certified instructors, and special guests from Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks, and US Forest Service.