Wild Rockies Field Institute

Wild Rockies Field Institute Courses

Rigorous Academics + Backcountry Travel + Community Immersion = WRFI

WRFI offers a range of courses that cater to your interests, schedule, and academic needs. Classes run from two to nine weeks and fulfill anywhere from 3 to 15 semester credits.  They all provide affordable alternatives to traditional classroom academics in some of the most beautiful and interesting landscapes in the world, and they will introduce you to people and places that will change your world forever.


(spring & fall semesters) Colorado Plateau: Desert Canyons and Cultures

March 28- May 28, 2018

September 12- November 12, 2018

Restoration Cycle the Rockies: Energy and Climate Change in Montana
June 21- July 18, 2018
Yucatan Wild Rockies Summer Semester
June 19 - July 30, 2018
Restoration Restoration Ecology in Greater Yellowstone
June 25 - July 14, 2018

Environmental Ethics: Global Climate Change and Visions of a Sustainable Future

July 24 - August 12, 2018

Waters (fall semester) Montana Afoot and Afloat: Human/Land Relations
August 23- October 23, 2018