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

Another great year at EcoCamp!

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By Alisa McGowan The ERC just completed two spectacular weeks of our summer EcoCamps in the Pioneer Mountains. EcoCamps are designed to bring – and keep – our children outdoors, learning, exploring, and reveling in the natural world. Campers gain the confidence, skills, and tools to become stewards of the environment while developing a passion and appreciation for science! The … Read More

Alisa McGowanAnother great year at EcoCamp!

We’re Hiring a Development and Community Engagement Coordinator

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By Alisa McGowan The ERC is currently hiring a Development and Community Engagement Coordinator. The Development and Community Engagement Coordinator, working closely with the Executive Director, will work in all aspects of development – managing, building, and expanding fundraising efforts through overseeing the ERC’s donor database. This position will also assist with marketing efforts, volunteer coordination, and when needed, may … Read More

Alisa McGowanWe’re Hiring a Development and Community Engagement Coordinator