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2017 Youth Educational Programs
Youth Educational Program Name Day(s) Date(s)
Youth Seed Cleaning with Boulder County Parks and Open Space - MLK Day of Service Sunday - Sunday Jan 15, 2017 - Jan 15, 2017

Plant Ecology and Native Plants Course Wednesday - Wednesday Mar 08, 2017 - Apr 19, 2017

High School Crew Leader Training Saturday - Sunday Apr 08, 2017 - Apr 09, 2017

Broomfield Open Space Riparian Restoration Friday - Friday Apr 21, 2017 - Apr 21, 2017

Denver Botanic Gardens at Chatfield Restoration Monday - Monday Apr 24, 2017 - Apr 24, 2017

Fillius Park Trail and Habitat Restoration (TEENS, Inc.) Wednesday
Friday
Jul 12, 2017
Jul 14, 2017

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Youth Seed Cleaning with Boulder County Parks and Open Space - MLK Day of Service

SCHEDULED
Easy    ●    Afternoon    ●    Family Friendly   ●    Miniumum Age: 10 (more info)

Date(s):
SundayJan 15, 2017 - SundayJan 15, 2017 - Number of Volunteers: 15

WRV will be hosting a Seed Cleaning Project in collaboration with Boulder County as part of the MLK Day of Service in Boulder. Youth will learn about the importance of local ecotype seeds, assist with the cleaning of seeds collected over the past season, and reflect on the importance of service.

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Plant Ecology and Native Plants Course

SCHEDULED
Easy    ●    Multi Day

Date(s):
WednesdayMar 08, 2017 - WednesdayApr 19, 2017 - Number of Volunteers: 7

WRV and Boulder Friends School are partnering for a middle school course on plant ecology and native plants. This course will include hands-on biology, field science, seed bombs, plant walks, and a project harvesting willow posts for erosion control; it will culminate with students researching and planting native plants in their own school grounds.

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High School Crew Leader Training

SCHEDULED
Intermediate    ●    Multi Day    ●    Miniumum Age: 14 (more info)

Date(s):
SaturdayApr 08, 2017 - SundayApr 09, 2017 - Number of Volunteers: 20

WRV is partnering with TeamWorks TEENS, Inc. to provide a High School Crew Leader Training. All youth age 14-18 are welcome to join us for 2 fun and awesome days learning leadership skills, group facilitation, and ecological restoration techniques. Participants will earn a Crew Leader Certification from the Outdoor Stewardship Institute. Contact Rachel@wlrv.org for more information or to inquire about scholarships.

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Broomfield Open Space Riparian Restoration

SCHEDULED
Easy    ●    Full Day    ●    Family Friendly   ●    Miniumum Age: 10 accompanied by an adult (more info)
Sponsors
Broomfield Open Space, City and County

Date(s):
FridayApr 21, 2017 - FridayApr 21, 2017 - Number of Volunteers: 70

Students from Legacy High School will be restoring habitat in Broomfield Open Space! The Quail Creek corridor through Plaster open space was treated for the control of Russian-olives leaving an area in need to habitat restoration. The area has had some work completed toward this goal, and youth will continue this work through plantings of native shrubs and trees as well as forbs and grasses.     


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Denver Botanic Gardens at Chatfield Restoration

SCHEDULED
Easy    ●    Full Day    ●    Family Friendly   ●    Miniumum Age: 14 accompanied by an adult (more info)
Sponsors
National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF)

Date(s):
MondayApr 24, 2017 - MondayApr 24, 2017 - Number of Volunteers: 30

Students from Aurora Public Schools Online Program will be restoring wetland habitat in partnership with the Denver Botanic Gardens at Chatfield! Recently, the creek underwent some reconstruction and is in need of willow planting and painting. These native plants will provide critical habitat for native wildlife in this beautiful oasis in the heart of the Botanic Gardens.

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Fillius Park Trail and Habitat Restoration (TEENS, Inc.)

SCHEDULED
Intermediate    ●    Full Day    ●    Miniumum Age: 12 with adult supervisor (more info)

Date(s):
WednesdayJul 12, 2017 - Number of Volunteers: 50
FridayJul 14, 2017 - Number of Volunteers: 50

Come join us at our first ever project at Fillius Park! A gem of the Denver Mountain Parks system, this park near Evergreen is in need of a little care. We'll be closing, re-routing, and restoring the trail system to make it a bit more sustainable, and a bit more habitat-friendly. No trail or restoration experience required! Come work with us for the day and our awesome crew leaders will teach you everything you need to know.

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