Coyote Trails Newsletter

//January 2014 Newsletter

January 2014 Newsletter

2018-10-26T07:04:48+00:00Jan 9, 2014|Categories: Newsletter Archive|
NATURE PHOTOGRAPHY CONTEST

All entries must be submitted by March 1st, 2014 by 11:59:59 PM. Submissions must include a digital “.jpg” photo file (at least 640×480 pixels), photographer’s name, phone, email, birth-date, and address. Only one submission per contestant please.

First prize gets 20% off their choice of any class — yes, including the $685 Fox Trail! Second price gets 15% off, third prize receives 10% off.

Sam primitive camp

Click here for the full details.

What do we mean by “Nature Photography contest”? We’ll leave that open to interpretation.

Oh, and CT staff — you aren’t eligible to win, but you can sure submit for fun!

Happy photographing!

SUMMER SCHEDULE, COMING AT YA!

Hi there folks. We’ve received many questions about what we’ll be up to this summer & what classes/camps we’ll be offering. We now have all day camps & overnight classes posted.

Speaking of overnight classes, we’re celebrating our 10th year with a Re-Union at our wilderness campus! Register now to save!

snake walk

OUTDOOR ADVENTURE, FREE

Ever wanted to learn how to rub sticks together to make fire? Or how to build a survival shelter? Or how to track animals? How about doing this with a group of light-hearted people, with FREE instruction from Coyote Trails? (Hmmn… what IS Coyote Trails?)…

Well, here is a great opportunity to come see what Coyote Trails is all about! This is a free program for ALL ages to come practice and learn Wilderness Skills. This is not a formal class. This is an opportunity to come and practice any skills you have learned in the past or skills you have seen or heard about and would like to learn. So bring your passion for the outdoors and practice some skills with us! Children under 8 please bring an adult.

Outdoor Adventure

RENEWABLE ENERGY DEVELOPMENT (RED) GRANT KICK-STARTS PROJECT

Last year, the Medford Parks & Recreation Department unanimously approved moving forward on installing 12.48-kilowatt solar photovoltaic equipment at the Coyote Trails Nature Center, where the goal is to become a net-zero energy facility. We expect the system to generate a net of 11,154 kilowatt-hours each year, saving Coyote Trails an estimated $675/year in energy costs; which roughly equals one scholarship for a student to attend a week long overnight program.

Granted $12,419 from the Oregon Department of Energy, we plan to eliminate 229 tons of carbon dioxide from our “footprint,” equivalent to saving 5,336 trees, and 23,358 gallons of gasoline, or displacing CO2 emissions from the annual electric use of 26 homes.