Saturday March 25th, 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
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Cedaredge Middle School
845 SE Deer Creek Dr.
Cedaredge, CO 81413

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Catherine Brons
Colorado Parks and Wildlife



Did You Know?

Black bears have lived in the foothills and forests of Colorado since long before the pioneers arrived.  Today 8,000 to 12,000 black bears are trying to share space with an ever-growing human population.

Check out the Colorado Parks and Wildlife 'Bears' page for more information.






 'Bear Aware'

Project wild workshop for Teachers 


Join us to explore and understand black bears in Colorado through hands-on learning activities from the Project WILD K-12 Curriculum & Activity Guide:

  • CPW experts will expand your background knowledge surrounding black bear ecology, research, human-bear conflicts, and management.
  • Experience new academic activities focusing on bears to apply both inside and outside your classroom.
  • Take home new instructional resources including the Project WILD Guide and tools for teaching about bears and how to co-exist responsibily.

Delta OUT

  • This workshop is part of the ‘Delta Outdoor Understanding for Teachers’ professional development program. Delta and Olathe area teachers attending this workshop, plus two other 1-day OUT workshops are eligible for CPW site field trip transportation matching grants and equipment loans. To learn more about the Delta OUT program, contact Catherine Brons.

Registration Fee

  • There is no fee for the workshop. Please be considerate of our efforts to offer low to no cost workshops with regards to cancellations.
  • A 0.5 continuing education credit from Colorado School of Mines is available for an additional fee of $50. Participants can register and pay for credit (by check only) at the workshop.
  • A Delta OUT 'Bear Aware’ Certificate of Completion will be provided to all participants.

What to Expect & Bring:

  • We will begin this workshop at Cedaredge Middle School at 8:30 sharp.
  • We'll spend some time indoors and outdoors. Be sure to dress appropriately for the weather.
  • If you have a Project WILD guide already please bring it with you, or one will be provided for you. You'll need a sack lunch and water bottle.

Register Now!

Space is limited.  If registration has filled, you can email Cathy to be placed on the wait-list at catherine.brons@state.co.us