TNC accepts the GOCO Inspire award
Great news for Nature Connection Country! The Nature Connection has received our GOCO Inspire grant award to implement detailed Place, Program and Pathway developments in Delta County and Olathe over the next three years. Thanks to the support of our many partners and community supporters, we will be able to help kids of all ages connect to the outdoors in #thebestbackyardintheworld! See the details here!
TNC - Featuring High Schoolers on the Grand Mesa
The Nature Connection, non-profit youth outdoor gear hub, would like to thank all of our partners, friends and supporters for your help getting kids connected to the outdoors. You can help by sending a tax deductible donation to:
- Attention: Anita Evans
- 7655 2075 Road, Delta
- CO 81416.
- Phone: 970-872-5910
All donations are used to purchase or repair outdoor gear for kids. For more information contact Anita Evans at , 970-872-5910
NATURE CONNECTION SURVEY - RESULTS ARE IN!
The Nature Connection conducted a survey to gather information about what people in Delta County and Olathe enjoy doing in the outdoors, and how The Nature Connection can help that happen. Participants watched this brief three minute video, then took the survey. Results of the survey are available here.
GOCO COMMUNITY VIDEOS
We've put together some videos from the Youth Outdoor Network gathering information about what people in Delta County and Olathe enjoy doing in the outdoors and how the Nature Connection can help make it happen.View the videos here
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Register for Western Rivers Teacher WorkshopsRegister now for Western Rivers Teacher Workshops. June 18-22, 2018. Utilize western rivers to meet interdisciplinary academic standards creating relevant place based context for your students. To register, see this link.
Register for the "Lens on Climate Change" climate programRegister now for the “Lens on Climate Change” filmmaking program, free for middle and high school students. Learn from CU-Boulder scientists and Colorado Film School mentors to research, film, edit and screen your own film. Offered June 11-16, 2018, in Carbondale. Sign up here
Register for the next Delta OUTRegister now for the next Delta OUT (Outdoor Understanding for Teachers) 'Canyon Country' workshop on April 28 in Delta. Space is limited! Sign up here
Wilderness First Aid & SafetyWilderness First Aid & Safety at Bill Heddles Center in Delta. Register by May 14 for training held June 13-15. $25 includes CPR certification, up to 8 students. For more information, contact John Volk at 874-0923 ext. 209 or email@example.com.
Delta County Recreation Map
Download the Delta County Recreation Map (380MB). For more information see insets.
More details are available with the Grand Mesa Nordic Council, Bureau of Land Management, and the Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre, and Gunnison National Forest websites.
The Nature Connection is funded by Great Outdoors Colorado, Delta County schools, and other partners and donors. Please consider making a donation today to help us meet our goals!
Youth Outdoor Network Articles
Read these student written articles from the Youth Outdoor Network: