Award-Winning Conservation Education Materials
Proceeds from the Colorado Lottery, through Great Outdoors Colorado, fund all teacher training programs at Colorado Parks and Wildlife.
Project WILD resources are among the most widely-used conservation and environmental education programs among educators of students in kindergarten through high school.
The curriculum has been repeatedly field tested and there are over 40 studies demonstrating its effectiveness in student learning. To learn more about the curriculum and available guides, visit the National Project WILD website.
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Project WILD and Colorado Academic Standards
Project WILD Correlations link the activities in the guide to the Colorado Grade Level Expectation they address.
Growing Up WILD for Early Childhood Educators
Growing Up WILD is geared for educators of students ages 3-7. These fun, hands-on workshops are a new option for early childhood educators. Check the Workshops page for the next opportunity to explore this fun resource.
Project WILD for Sheltered English Instruction
Second language learners are a significant part of the school age population in Colorado. If you are a teacher of students learning English as a second language, learn how you can use Project WILD (and Project PLT) techniques and activities for your students.
Become a Project WILD Volunteer Facilitator
Our Professional Development Workshops are led by highly trained, talented, and motivated volunteers referred to as facilitators. Teachers who have participated in a recent Project WILD workshop and use these materials with students are ideal facilitators. Learn more about Becoming a Volunteer Facilitator.
Already a volunteer facilitator? Go to the Workshop Planning page for forms and other useful information.
For more about any of these programs, please contact a Colorado Parks and Wildlife regional education coordinator or Statewide Interpretation & Wildlife Viewing Coordinator, Mary McCormac.