Enroll today in a Nature EdVenture Program taking place this winter in Highlands Ranch. Highlands Ranch Metro District park rangers will lead kids on a snowshoe hike, teach you how to survive in the cold, and take a look at the wild dogs on the prowl in Highlands Ranch.
Snowshoe Hike – Animal Tracks, Jan. 12 – Shed some holiday pounds on a hike around Fly’n B Park. A Metro District park ranger will lead the way as you look for signs left behind by wildlife including tracks and scat. You must provide your own snowshoes. Open to ages 10 and older.
Snow Fun!, Feb. 9 – The weather outside is frightfully fun! Learn to make a snow shelter, play snow games and discover how wildlife survives the cold. Dress appropriately for cold weather. Program is dependent on snow. Open to ages 8-12. Meet at Northridge Park shelter #2, 8800 S. Broadway.
Hunter Safety/Education Class, Feb. 19-22 – The course includes a minimum of 10 hours of classroom instruction encompassing all aspects of the Division of Wildlife requirements. Students must pass a written examination and complete qualification shooting with a .22 caliber rifle. For questions, contact Steve Blue at email@example.com or Amber Garrett at 720-240-5934. Fee: $10.
Wild Dogs, Feb. 21 – Foxes and coyotes are related to Fido? It’s true. Explore the life of wild dogs in Highlands Ranch. See pelts, scat and skulls up close. Open to all ages and families.
Register for Nature EdVenture programs online at www.highlandsranch.org or in person at the Metro District Parks, Recreation & Open Space Service Center, 3280 Redstone Park Circle. Each program costs $10 for residents or $12 for non-residents and is held at the service center unless otherwise noted. Group discounts may apply. For more information call 303-791-2710.