Arickaree students flocked together this past Thursday for their annual Family Nature Night! About 71 people attended the event, along with a Harris's Hawk, a bull snake, and a toad! Nature's Educators drove all the way from Sedalia to connect with families at Arickaree, and to educate the public on some amazing animals. Bull snakes are Colorado native reptiles that live in grasslands. They're extremely important to the ecosystem they are a part of. They are also pretty docil
About 175 students and their families joined us for a special Family Nature Night at Thunder Valley K-8! The energy in the building was palpable, with the students bouncing around from table to table, learning about each of the seven amazing partner organizations that were present. We had friends present from A&H Adventures, Butterfly Pavilion, Bird Conservancy of the Rockies, History Colorado, Poudre Learning Center, Denver Botanic Gardens, and Barr Lake State Park. The stud
For these Jeffco kids, Spring Break is just around the corner. What better way to start off Spring than with the SOLE Team and free pizza? Eiber's Family Nature Night was full of awesome activities brought by our incredible partners. Thanks to all the families who attended, and huge shout out to our partners and volunteers who made this such a great event! The Generation Wild! booth had students use their observational skills to determine which track belonged to which animal!
What an amazing night of outdoor family fun! Secrest Elementary turned it out for their Family Nature Night. Around 87 kids and 60 adults (147 total) attended the event. A pizza dinner was enjoyed in the cafeteria while other activities were spread throughout the halls. Science Fair projects were on display in the library for those interested in learning more about what Secrest students are working on! The projects were done by students in multiple grades. SOLE was super impr
The SOLE Team had a blast at Academy ACL for their Family Nature Night! About 20 families attended this event. Thanks to all the families that came out for a night of fun in the outdoors! Archery and fishing was enjoyed in the gym while pizza was served in the cafeteria. Some of our amazing partners even came out with some activities of their own. The Catamount Institute brought a "Bird Scavenger hunt" where families had to search the halls to identify different bird species!
A fun time was had by all at last week's Family Nature Night at Las Animas Elementary! We were thrilled by the huge turnout- 100 students and 87 adults- bringing us to a whopping 187 total! The students got to partake in a number of activities, including archery, fishing, and a prize raffle. Also joining in on the fun were several of our amazing partner organizations! We had folks present from Bent’s Old Fort National Historic Site, John Martin State Park, and CaveSim. Bent’s
'Dew' you ever wonder how river ecosystems 'otter' look like? Whenever I think of riparian habitat, my mind 'meanders' through a 'stream' of bird species, cottonwoods, and insects. The fourth graders of Milliken Elementary were in for a treat when their class took a trip to South Platte Park, just south of Denver. Naturalists at South Platte started by educating the students on the history of the Park, followed by exploration of the Carson Nature Center. The South Platte Rive
Last Wednesday, Longfellow's fourth graders spent the better part of their day learning and exploring with the SOLE Team! They started the afternoon off with an in-class program, where SOLE taught students about the importance of ecosystems! They even met and interacted with a bull snake, a native species of snake that lives in the grasslands. Students loved being able to learn more about this wonderful animal, while also connecting what they learned to what they already knew