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 and fall semesters) Colorado Plateau: Desert Canyons and Cultures

SPRING: March 20- May 20, 2017

FALL: September 18- November 18, 2017

Restoration Cycle the Rockies: Energy and Climate Change in Montana
June 15- July 12, 2017
Yucatan Wild Rockies Summer Semester
June 20 - July 31, 2017
Restoration Restoration Ecology in Greater Yellowstone
June 19 - July 8, 2017

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

July 24 - August 12, 2017

Waters (fall semester) Montana Afoot and Afloat: Human/Land Relations
August 24- October 24, 2017