On April 23rd, 2018 Sopris Elementary was celebrating a variety of artwork, fundraising and the book fair. To add to this fun filled night, we also incorporated our SOLE Family Nature Night! Families tried out a variety of outdoor themed activities, from casting to archery. Students and families walked away with amazing outdoor prizes from the raffle and one lucky family won an annual state parks pass! Families enjoyed exploring beavers with Roaring Fork Conservancy, the life
The final Family Nature Night of the school year was at none other than Beulah Heights Elementary in Pueblo and it was one for the books! We had some hot summer heat, which made playing outside extra exciting. Below are some of the highlights from the event. Students go through the Great Migration Challenge to learn about the many obstacles migrating birds might face during their long journey to and from their summer and winter habitats. Did you survive to the end of the chal
The SOLE team visited Beulah School of Nature and Science in late May to host a Family Nature Night for the students and their families. With perfect summer-feeling weather and eager participants, the night was nothing short of spectacular! Check out some of the photos from the event: Students pose by the Welcome sign, ready for the night's exciting activities. At the Trivia Wheel, kids impressed Emily with their incredible wildlife knowledge! CSU Pueblo Student Recreation Ou
With the sun bright and shining and a slight breeze, Family Nature Night at Park Elementary School sure felt like summer! Students and their families began trickling in around 5 pm right as the event was open and ready for participants. A stop by the welcome table, where SOLE staff eagerly greeted each family, meant receiving a raffle ticket for kids and learning about what was in store at the event. Just inside the school front doors, the cafeteria was filled with the smell
It is with great pleasure that SOLE announces the winners of this year's SOLE Art Contest! The theme this year was "What Do the Colorado Outdoors Mean To You?" and students from across the state sent in a record number of submissions! After some intense voting by Colorado Parks and Wildlife staff, it's time to see the best from each region! Every finalist did an amazing job and will receive recognition for their hard work with outdoor prizes and achievement certificates. Artw
Despite the rain trickling from the sky, families were all smiles as they arrived at Paonia Elementary School’s second annual Family Nature Night. Before them lay an array of activities with Colorado Parks and Wildlife (CPW) educators, Rangers, and District Wildlife Managers as well as our wonderful partners: Bird Conservancy of the Rockies, The Nature Connection, and U.S. Forest Service. Upon entering the school, families were greeted by the CPW Southwest Education Coordinat
As the sunlight glistened on the surrounding mountains, families filed into Ridgway Elementary’s second annual Family Nature Night. Before them lay an array of activities with Colorado Parks and Wildlife (CPW) educators, Rangers, and District Wildlife Managers as well as our wonderful partners: Bird Conservancy of the Rockies and Uncompahgre Watershed Partnership. Upon entering the school, families were greeted by the Welcome Table and a fun activity with Ridgway State Park.