Teacher Workshops

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Local teachers learn winter ecology during a Life in the Cold workshop at Rocky Mountain National Park.

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Rocky Mountain National Park offers a variety of education workshops each year. These interdisciplinary workshops combine instruction, activities, field sessions, curriculum review, and field trip planning. We also design custom professional development workshops for school staff at your site or ours to meet your needs. Academic credit is often available for workshops.

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If you have questions or would like to arrange a professional development workshop for your school, please contact the Education and Outreach office at (970) 586-1338.

People snowshoe across a snow covered open space with adjacent forests and mountain peaks in the background.
Exploring the subalpine ecosystem on a snowshoe hike.


Life in the Cold: Winter Ecology Teacher Workshop
February 24-26, 2023

This winter workshop explores winter ecology at Rocky Mountain National Park. Come explore the strategies that plants and animals use to survive winter, as well as the characteristics of snow and its implications for winter survivial.

Registration information can be found here. Please contact Katie Phillips at 970-586-1338 or at e-mail us with any questions.

Last updated: February 26, 2024

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Mailing Address:

1000 US Hwy 36
Estes Park, CO 80517


970 586-1206
The Information Office is open year-round: 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. daily in summer; 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Mondays - Fridays and 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Saturdays - Sundays in winter. Recorded Trail Ridge Road status: (970) 586-1222.

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