Jack Creek Preserve Foundation’s conservation Field school provides 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, 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 Certification in Scholastic 3D Archery (S3DA)

    • Camping & Survival Skills

  • Other Activities:

    • Hiking Excursion

    • Whitewater Rafting Trip

  • Instructors will be biologists from Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks, Non-Profit Organizations, and other agencies.