May 21-June 11, 2012
Participants will learn the basics of keeping honey bees, including bee biology and care of bees throughout the year. This course includes both classroom lectures and hands-on experience in the bee yard. Participants will be taught how to recognize common honey bee ailments and pests as well as the treatment for them. By the end of this course, participants will be able to manage honey bee colonies for maximum bee health and honey production.
June 18-20, 2012
Join area experts on an exciting 3-day excursion through Glacier National Park and study the Crown of the Continent in areas not accessible to the average park visitor. Study wildlife habitat, Native American history, climate change and physical geography. Join University of Montana professor Rick Graetz and scientists from the Glacier Institute on this once in a lifetime learning adventure. Non-credit. Open to the public.
Dates TBD for 2013
Yellowstone! A gathering of 10,000 thermal features, some of the wildest country in the nation, and home to bison, elk, wolves, and virtually every other wildland critter to be found in the mountain west – the setting for our classroom and territory of exploration for this four day journey of discovery.