EcoCamp – Mountain Goats, Marmots and More!

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By Alisa McGowan 2018 was our thirteenth year of EcoCamp in its present form. Read the exciting story of the sessions below. Each year, the nervous energy is present on the ERC deck as EcoCampers show up and anxiously await the arrival of the other campers on day one of EcoCamp. Parents and counselors double check bags, and at noon … Read More

Alisa McGowanEcoCamp – Mountain Goats, Marmots and More!

Walk the Nectar Trail this Summer

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By Colleen Schmit Walk the Nectar Trail in Ketchum this summer and learn how YOU can provide much-needed resources to local pollinator populations and combat their global decline. The Nectar Trail is a series of planters and gardens with a variety of native, pollinator-friendly plants that are cared for without pesticides, herbicides or chemical fertilizers. Globally, pollinator populations are rapidly … Read More

Colleen SchmitWalk the Nectar Trail this Summer

Pollinator Pop Up and Earth Day at the ERC!

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Pollinator Pop Up Join the ERC, Sun Valley Center for the Arts, and Roadbars for a Pollinator Pop Up celebrating Earth Day on Friday, April 20, from 5:00-7:30pm. Stop by and enjoy an evening full of fun, engaging activities that focus on the importance of pollinators and how you can protect them. At our office (471 Washington Ave, Ketchum), the ERC … Read More

Alisa McGowanPollinator Pop Up and Earth Day at the ERC!

Join the ERC Team this Summer

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By Alisa McGowan Each summer, the ERC welcomes the enthusiasm and expertise of multiple individuals to our staff for seasonal jobs and internships. Positions offer a variety of experiences including field work, education, data collection, and community outreach – all in a small, team-oriented nonprofit setting. If you are interested in working to provide education and inspire action to cultivate … Read More

Alisa McGowanJoin the ERC Team this Summer

Hemingway Students Participate in STEAM-Inspired Projects with the ERC

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By Alisa McGowan STEAM – Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math – is a curriculum philosophy that was recently adopted by the Hemingway STEAM School in Ketchum. STEAM curriculum incorporates elements of the above disciplines in a variety of capacities in every project or lesson. There is a stronger emphasis on how lessons are taught rather than on the details … Read More

Alisa McGowanHemingway Students Participate in STEAM-Inspired Projects with the ERC