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Monday, January 07, 2013

Zion Canyon Field Institute Announces 2013 Classes and Programs

The Zion Canyon Field Institute is a non-profit organization working in partnership with Zion National Park. The Institute's mission is to help educate people about the natural wonders found in the park, and help people learn to enjoy the park in responsible ways.

Towards that end, the park offers educational materials, workshops, programs, guided hikes and programs that generally fit under these headings:
  • Winter 2013 Classes
  • Spring 2013 ZCFI Classes
  • Summer 2013 ZCFI Classes
  • Fall 2013 ZCFI Classes
  • Photography Workshops
  • Wildflower Field Classes
  • Thomas Moran Painting Workshops
  • Lecture Series
The Institute provided this overview of its programs:
Imagine hiking with a wildlife biologist, working on a service project in the Zion Narrows, or discovering the past on an Archaeology Road Trip.

See the Institute website for detailed information about these activities.

2013 Schedule Of Classes For Zion Canyon Field Institute

Feb 9 - Native Plant Seed Propagation
Mar 22 - Poetry in the Park
Mar 28 - Thursday Trek
Apr 6 - Zion Geology
Apr 8 - Mojave Wildflowers
Apr 11 - Thursday Trek
Apr 15 - Navajo Medicinal Plant Usage
Apr 17 - Outside Looking In
Apr 19-21 - Zion Through the Lens
Apr 22 - Zion’s Low Desert Wildflowers
Apr 27 - Zion Canyon Riparian Ecosystem
Apr 29 - Navajo Medicinal Plant Usage
May 2 - Thursday Trek
May 3 - Outside Looking In
May 5 - Zion 101
May 10 - Rim to Floor or Rim and Back
May 13 - Basin to Plateau
May 14 - Kolob Geology
May 18 - Rim to Floor or Rim and Back
May 20 - Navajo Medicinal Plant Usage
June 6 - Thursday Trek
June 8 - The Hanging Gardens of Zion
June 12 - Narrows Service Project
June 16 - Narrows Service Project
June 19 - Narrows Service Project
June 30 - Narrows Service Project
July 3 - Narrows Service Project
July 7-10 - Great Basin National Park Exploratory
July 12 - Cedar Mountain Wildflowers
July 15 - Wildflower Photography at Cedar Breaks
July 15 - Wildflower Journaling at Cedar Breaks
July 27 - Cedar Breaks Geology
Aug 18 - Narrows Service Project
Aug 21 - Narrows Service Project
Aug 25 - Narrows Service Project
Sep 4 - Narrows Service Project
Sep 8 - Narrows Service Project
Sep 14 - Fall Wildflowers
Sep 19 - Thursday Trek
Sep 25 - Outside Looking In
Sep 27 - The Mammals of Zion
Sep 28-29 - Grand Staircase Geology
Oct 12 - The Ferns of Zion
Oct 13 - Rim to Floor or Rim and Back
Oct 17 - Thursday Trek
Oct 18 - Rim to Floor or Rim and Back
Oct 19 - The Mammals of Zion
Oct 26 - Fall Journaling at Zion
Oct 26-28 - Fall Foliage Photography
Oct 29-30 - Archaeology Service Project
Nov 7 - Thursday Trek
Nov 9 - Zion Geology
Nov 16 - Outside Looking In
Dec 5 - Thursday Trek
Dec 7 & 8 - Winter Photography

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