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Students Participate in Environmental & Social Advocacy

Colorado Rocky Mountain School students participate in educational opportunties that focus on conservation, philanthropy, and environmental advocacy.

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Colorado Rocky Mountain School freshman is a guest columnist for Aspen Daily News
Aspen Daily News, December 5th - Until we look at the world we live in from an airplane, it’s hard to understand the real meaning of the “big picture.” With the help of EcoFlight, a program designed to “engage America’s youth in the pressing local and regional environmental issues of our time,” it was an opportunity...
Dec 7, 2009 7:07 PM ET
Colorado Rocky Mountain School - Where Recycling is a Way of Life For These High School Students
Meaningful work is a way of life at the Colorado Rocky Mountain School. This independent day and boarding high school was founded in 1953 based on this principal. Today the students participate in two afternoons a week on a campus work crew. This can be anything from organic gardening and ranch work to glassblowing and electrical. Today we meet the Recycling Work Crew. For more information...
Nov 23, 2009 7:12 PM ET
Students study beetle kill from the sky
(Aspen Daily News, October 13, 2009 GLENWOOD SPRINGS) — Local conservationist and pilot Bruce Gordon gave up on politicians when former Speaker of the House Tom Foley fell asleep in his co-pilot seat. Gordon had been giving the congressman a bird’s-eye tour of tree stands killed by mountain pine beetles when he nodded off. “This big fat guy fell asleep right in the airplane,” Gordon...
Oct 22, 2009 2:12 PM ET
Colorado Rocky Mountain School students studying biodiversity and conservation via EcoFlight's Flight Across America
Two Colorado Rocky Mountain School students took part in EcoFlight’s Flight Across America last week. The two students bravely flew to Jackson on a small Cessna, piloted by Bruce Gordon. This program (organized by Jane Pargiter and Krysia Carter-Giez) is designed to involve, and inform, high school age students about issues...
Oct 21, 2009 2:57 PM ET