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    14  Jun

    Morning Birding at Rock Bottom Ranch Species List | June 14, 2016

    Tuesday, June 14, 2016, 6AM - 9AM
    Weather: sunny
    Location: Rock Bottom Ranch

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    10  Jun

    RBR News | June 9, 2016

    Around the Ranch
    Since the dawn of time - or at least since Jason Smith has taken the reins down at Rock Bottom Ranch - chickens have followed sheep. They also follow three goats and few donkeys. I realize some might be scratching their heads when I talk about chickens following sheep, so first let me back up a little. Not quite to the dawn of time, just a few hundred years.

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    08  Jun

    Morning Birding Species List | June 7, 2016

    Tuesday, June 7, 2016, 6AM - 9AM
    Weather: mostly sunny
    Location: Hallam Lake

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    27  May

    Assessment in the ACES Ed Classroom

    One of my long-term goals in the ACES Environmental Ed classroom at Aspen Elementary School has been to improve student assessment in 3rd and 4th grade. In ACES Ed, each grade level’s curriculum consists of 28 lessons that are divided into three or four units. These units weave state science standards together with place-based experiential lessons to create an environmental education experience that is both rooted in science and relevant to the natural environments where our students live.