Want to get to know the Grand Canyon a little better? Then take a class with the Grand Canyon Field Institute, the nonprofit partner of the Grand Canyon National Park. Throughout the year, the Institute offers classes such as "Women’s Rim-to-Rim Backpack," "Wilderness First Responder Training" and photography and archaeology trips. For more information or a catalog: 866-471-4435
www.grandcanyon.org/ fieldinstitute


Concerned about the Platte? You have until June 2 to submit comment on how the Platte River’s flow through Colorado, Wyoming and Nebraska should be adjusted for wildlife. For contact info, background, and the draft environmental impact statement, check out: www.platteriver.org
303-445-2096


Head to Springdale, Utah, for the Zion Canyon Field Institute’s exciting spring events. Workshop topics include rock art, geology and photography.
435-772-3264
www.zionpark.org.