Training trekkers

Ayden Baker-Valdez, Keyone Alston and Osias Goodtracks listen intently as Durango Nature Studies Education Director, Mike Bienkowski reads ‘Over and Under’ to the academy students before teaching them about how heat conduction works during the seasons on Thursday, Jan. 16 in the SunUte Community Center Gymnasium.
Whopi Plentyholes, Dwight Litz and Sibrya Larry pay attention as Durango Nature Studies Education Director, Mike Bienkowski teaches their group by introducing them to science concepts that will help prepare students for their upcoming snowshoe field trip at Haviland Lake.
McKayla Lee | The Southern Ute Drum
McKayla Lee | The Southern Ute Drum