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

Winter Bird Walk Species Spotlight

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By Colleen Schmit This week the Environmental Resource Center wrapped up our Winter Bird Walks for the season. We are grateful to Poo Wright-Pulliam, who shares her knowledge of bird identification and bird life histories, as well as her enthusiasm for birding, with all who attend. To start the season off in December, Poo gave a presentation at the Community … Read More

Colleen SchmitWinter Bird Walk Species Spotlight

Who lives behind Alturas?

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By Alisa McGowan Who lives behind Alturas? This is the question eleven enthusiastic Alturas Elementary School 4th and 5th grade Science After School participants answered during this winter’s Science After School session. Each week, students built on their naturalist skills and worked to determine who lived behind Alturas Elementary School. Students learned to identify scat on a “scat-venger hunt”, animal … Read More

Alisa McGowanWho lives behind Alturas?

The dates are set for EcoCamp 2018

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By Alisa McGowan We have officially booked the dates for our 2018 EcoCamps, and we couldn’t be more excited! This summer we will be offering two weeks of camp: July 9-13: Environmental Outdoor Adventure EcoCamp Open to rising 5th and 6th graders July 23-27: Environmental Outdoor Leadership EcoCamp Open to rising 7th-9th graders This year we will be facilitating EcoCamp … Read More

Alisa McGowanThe dates are set for EcoCamp 2018

Wood River Middle School ROES Week

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By Alisa McGowan Last week, the ERC was able to financially and programmatically support the 44th annual Wood River Middle School (WRMS) Residential Outdoor Environmental School (ROES). All 245 WRMS 6th graders attended. Many of these students have parents, and even grandparents, that have participated in this timeless local tradition! Students participated in a WOW-Students project led by the ERC, … Read More

Alisa McGowanWood River Middle School ROES Week