Thursday, January 31, 2013

FEI 2013

If you are interested in taking another fire workshop, please see the information on our July 26-27 Focus on Fire workshop in Colorado Springs (click here for our workshops list).

When: June 23-28, 2013

Where: The Nature Place, 2000 Old Stage Road, Florissant, CO 80816

What: Wildfire is scientific, fascinating, relevant, emotional and natural.  Explore and receive fire activities, kits, trunks, experiments, videos, cds, posters and more.  Experience field and research-based activities while learning about fire, insects,  and drought from fire and resource professionals.  Visit and study fire sites and mitigation efforts and experience inquiry experiments.  Ideal for teachers of grades 4-12. Read reflections from last year's participants here. 

The Waldo Canyon, Springer and Hayman fires provide the backdrop to our explorations. Agenda includes field studies, technology, lesson planning, literature, multimedia, GIS and more. Take home a cache of materials and resources including Project Learning Tree activity guides, kits, experiments, posters, dvds and information on grant opportunities.

Collaboratively presented by the Colorado State Forest Service and the Colorado Geographic Alliance (COGA)

Leaders: Shawna Crocker (CSFS/PLT) and Steve Jennings (COGA)

Cost: $50; includes all meals, lodging, materials, transportation, instruction. Other costs paid for by National Fire Plan Grant. $500 stipend available upon completion.

2.5 continuing education credits through Colorado School of Mines available onsite OR
2.5 graduate credits through the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs

Thank you for your interest in the 2013 Fire Ecology Institute. Unfortunately, the course is full and registration is closed. We are not accepting any more names for the waiting list. Please check back next year for the 2014 FEI.

Contact or call 303-278-8822 if you have any questions.

Cancellation policy for current registrants: Before April 1 - full refund; before May 14 - 50% refund; after May 15 - no refund.