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  • Stories beyond the numbers
    Prospective Students Current Students Alumni Parents Family Faculty Staff Community Featured Directory Calendar Email My Academic Services My Prescott My Classroom Moodle Library Admissions Financial Aid Virtual Tour Give to Prescott College Sustainability Employment Opportunities Prospective Students Current Students Alumni Parents Family Faculty Staff Community 877 350 2100 Prescott College Explore History Values Vision Plan a Visit At a Glance Campus Field Stations Student Life Athletics Veterans Research Ethics IRB Employer of National Service Office of the President Academics Undergraduate Degrees Graduate Degrees Faculty Mentor Guides The Prescott Difference Academic Calendar Course Schedules Non Degree Academic Resources Community Campus Resources Exchange Opportunities Orientation Colloquium Apply Application Forms for All Programs Resident Undergraduate Degrees Resident Master of Arts Program Limited Residency Undergraduate Programs Limited Residency Master of Arts Program Limited Residency Master of Science in Counseling Limited Residency Master of Education Limited Residency Ph D Program Education Teacher Preparation Financial Aid Costs and How to Pay Apply Online True Cost Calculator Instant Decision Day Connect Faculty Mentor Guides Highlights Directory Departments Offices Experience News Events Publications Blogs Symposiums Give Ways to Give What to Give Annual Report Explore Endowments Planned Giving Donor Recognition Meet our Staff My Prescott Calendar Email Search Quicklinks Directory Calendar Email My Academic Services My Prescott My Classroom Moodle Library Admissions Financial Aid Virtual Tour Give to Prescott College Sustainability Employment Opportunities Español Stories beyond the numbers Kino Bay Center Home Estero Santa Cruz Ramsar Site Kino Bay Center Photo Gallery Regional Ecology Culture Classes Programs Research Conservation Environmental Education Community Leadership Mission of the Environmental Education Program Fourth through Sixth Grade Education Ecology Clubs The Jóvenes Delfines Secondary School Ecology Club La Pandilla Ecológica Primary School Ecology Club Stories Beyond The Numbers Construction of a sustainable collection center for recycling Inter generational exchange in conservation experiences Indigenous Community Partnership High School Partnerships Information Center Visitor Information Conservation Fellowship News Stories Staff Jobs Internships and Scholarships Donate to the Kino Bay Center Send Us a Message Find us on Facebook Prescott College Home Kino Bay Center Environmental Education Community Leadership Stories Beyond The Numbers Photo By Maria Johnson Changing attitudes about the environment and conservation practices in the community Year after year we are inspired by events and stories that demonstrate the increasing commitment and sense of responsibility of a new generation of leaders working with adults families teachers fishermen researchers and authorities These stories are examples of the work that is changing attitudes about the environment and conservation practices in the community Construction of a sustainable collection center for recycling The Jóvenes Delfines ecology club is building a recycling collection center out of papercrete blocks The Learn more Inter generational exchange in conservation experiences Workshops designed to create exchange between the ecology club members and community members working in Learn more Information Center The information center connects community members researchers Learn more Kino Bay Center Photo Gallery The Kino Bay photo database is a searchable and diverse collection of Learn more Find us on Facebook Find

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  • Construction of a sustainable collection center for recycling
    Virtual Tour Give to Prescott College Sustainability Employment Opportunities Prospective Students Current Students Alumni Parents Family Faculty Staff Community 877 350 2100 Prescott College Explore History Values Vision Plan a Visit At a Glance Campus Field Stations Student Life Athletics Veterans Research Ethics IRB Employer of National Service Office of the President Academics Undergraduate Degrees Graduate Degrees Faculty Mentor Guides The Prescott Difference Academic Calendar Course Schedules Non Degree Academic Resources Community Campus Resources Exchange Opportunities Orientation Colloquium Apply Application Forms for All Programs Resident Undergraduate Degrees Resident Master of Arts Program Limited Residency Undergraduate Programs Limited Residency Master of Arts Program Limited Residency Master of Science in Counseling Limited Residency Master of Education Limited Residency Ph D Program Education Teacher Preparation Financial Aid Costs and How to Pay Apply Online True Cost Calculator Instant Decision Day Connect Faculty Mentor Guides Highlights Directory Departments Offices Experience News Events Publications Blogs Symposiums Give Ways to Give What to Give Annual Report Explore Endowments Planned Giving Donor Recognition Meet our Staff My Prescott Calendar Email Search Quicklinks Directory Calendar Email My Academic Services My Prescott My Classroom Moodle Library Admissions Financial Aid Virtual Tour Give to Prescott College Sustainability Employment Opportunities Español Construction of a sustainable collection center for recycling Kino Bay Center Home Estero Santa Cruz Ramsar Site Kino Bay Center Photo Gallery Regional Ecology Culture Classes Programs Research Conservation Environmental Education Community Leadership Mission of the Environmental Education Program Fourth through Sixth Grade Education Ecology Clubs The Jóvenes Delfines Secondary School Ecology Club La Pandilla Ecológica Primary School Ecology Club Stories Beyond The Numbers Construction of a sustainable collection center for recycling Inter generational exchange in conservation experiences Indigenous Community Partnership High School Partnerships Information Center Visitor Information Conservation Fellowship News Stories Staff Jobs Internships and Scholarships Donate to the Kino Bay Center Send Us a Message Find us on Facebook Prescott College Home Kino Bay Center Environmental Education Community Leadership Stories Beyond The Numbers The Jóvenes Delfines ecology club is building a recycling collection center out of papercrete blocks The students learned this construction method from a University of Arizona group and a cooperative in Nogales Papercrete blocks are made from used paper 80 mixed with water sand and cement The process is simple economical adaptable and results in lightweight well insulated and durable blocks This green technology results in the recycling of 1 6 kg of paper per block However papercrete is much more than a building material This activity brings the ecology club members teachers and families together and provides students an opportunity to demonstrate leadership in a creative and productive manner At the local level this project breaks down intergenerational barriers and brings together people from all walks of life The ecology club members extended the impact of this project to the national level when they gave a papercrete workshop for 100 of their peers from all over Mexico at the ecology club gathering in Querétaro Information Center The information center connects community members researchers Learn

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  • Inter-generational exchange in conservation experiences
    Employer of National Service Office of the President Academics Undergraduate Degrees Graduate Degrees Faculty Mentor Guides The Prescott Difference Academic Calendar Course Schedules Non Degree Academic Resources Community Campus Resources Exchange Opportunities Orientation Colloquium Apply Application Forms for All Programs Resident Undergraduate Degrees Resident Master of Arts Program Limited Residency Undergraduate Programs Limited Residency Master of Arts Program Limited Residency Master of Science in Counseling Limited Residency Master of Education Limited Residency Ph D Program Education Teacher Preparation Financial Aid Costs and How to Pay Apply Online True Cost Calculator Instant Decision Day Connect Faculty Mentor Guides Highlights Directory Departments Offices Experience News Events Publications Blogs Symposiums Give Ways to Give What to Give Annual Report Explore Endowments Planned Giving Donor Recognition Meet our Staff My Prescott Calendar Email Search Quicklinks Directory Calendar Email My Academic Services My Prescott My Classroom Moodle Library Admissions Financial Aid Virtual Tour Give to Prescott College Sustainability Employment Opportunities Español Inter generational exchange in conservation experiences Kino Bay Center Home Estero Santa Cruz Ramsar Site Kino Bay Center Photo Gallery Regional Ecology Culture Classes Programs Research Conservation Environmental Education Community Leadership Mission of the Environmental Education Program Fourth through Sixth Grade Education Ecology Clubs The Jóvenes Delfines Secondary School Ecology Club La Pandilla Ecológica Primary School Ecology Club Stories Beyond The Numbers Construction of a sustainable collection center for recycling Inter generational exchange in conservation experiences Indigenous Community Partnership High School Partnerships Information Center Visitor Information Conservation Fellowship News Stories Staff Jobs Internships and Scholarships Donate to the Kino Bay Center Send Us a Message Find us on Facebook Prescott College Home Kino Bay Center Environmental Education Community Leadership Stories Beyond The Numbers Photo By Maria Johnson a motivational exchange between different generations Workshops designed to create exchange between the ecology club members and community members working in conservation have been arranged through the EEP on several occasions In particular the exchange between the ecology clubs and a group of local commercial fisherman has resulted in a profound level of impact and change for both groups The fishers are a group of divers who a few years ago were trained by the local conservation group CoBi Comunidad y Biodiversidad to conduct sub tidal monitoring in the offshore Isla San Pedro Martir Biosphere Reserve During the workshops the divers tell their stories work with the youth to demonstrate the methodology used in monitoring fish and invertebrates and facilitate a snorkeling field trip with the students the EEP fellows and members of CoBi These divers the uncles and fathers of some of the students share their own personal stories These stories paint a vivid picture of their changed relationship with the marine environment as they transitioned from self proclaimed poachers to their current position as employed conservation workers who are respected for their skills knowledge and appreciation of marine ecosystems The workshop has become a motivational exchange between different generations The divers convey their pride for their work in conservation as teachers and examples for the

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  • Indigenous Community Partnerships Program
    Aid Costs and How to Pay Apply Online True Cost Calculator Instant Decision Day Connect Faculty Mentor Guides Highlights Directory Departments Offices Experience News Events Publications Blogs Symposiums Give Ways to Give What to Give Annual Report Explore Endowments Planned Giving Donor Recognition Meet our Staff My Prescott Calendar Email Search Quicklinks Directory Calendar Email My Academic Services My Prescott My Classroom Moodle Library Admissions Financial Aid Virtual Tour Give to Prescott College Sustainability Employment Opportunities Español Indigenous Community Partnerships Program Kino Bay Center Home Estero Santa Cruz Ramsar Site Kino Bay Center Photo Gallery Regional Ecology Culture Classes Programs Research Conservation Environmental Education Community Leadership Indigenous Community Partnership High School Partnerships Information Center Visitor Information Conservation Fellowship News Stories Staff Jobs Internships and Scholarships Donate to the Kino Bay Center Send Us a Message Find us on Facebook Prescott College Home Kino Bay Center Indigenous Community Partnership Contributing to the development of conservation strategies appropriate for the region Photo Gallery devoted to connecting research and conservation in the region with Comca ac Seri traditions knowledge self determination and conservation practice The Center s Indigenous Community Partnerships Program ICPP vision started over a decade ago and it is currently devoted to connecting research and conservation in the region with Comca ac Seri traditions knowledge self determination and conservation practice The projects of this partnership will build upon the Center s long term bio cultural interrelationships with Comca ac community members and with Mexican and American scientists and academics doing research in the Comcáac territory within the greater southwest region Comca ac groups and individuals interested in combining the knowledge of their elders with the science methods of their Western colleagues work with the staff students and interns at the Center to develop effective resource management practices in their region The ICPP contributes to the development of conservation strategies appropriate for the region and challenges of the 21st century and learns from the Comca ac traditional knowledge and practice The goals for this alliance are to Create strategies to build skills knowledge and experience leading to opportunities in research and resource management for Comca ac community members Support and initiate multicultural approaches to education research and conservation by creating fellowship and scholarship opportunities for Comca ac to work alongside Mexican and American scientists and academics at Prescott College field station and in the region Strengthen current and past efforts facilitating an exchange of traditional knowledge with scientific research methodology This exchange is especially critical during an era of generational transition Enrich the educational environment perspectives and activities of Prescott College students faculty and other researchers in the region through contact with Comca ac elders and youth and opportunities to learn about and support traditional knowledge Create opportunities in education research and conservation for young Comca ac Incorporate Comca ac projects into existing cooperative projects Compile and present existing and future data for the benefit of current and future research and policy development The project specifically targets Comca ac groups and individuals

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  • High School Partnerships
    Staff Resources for Prospective Students Current Students Alumni Parents Family Faculty Staff Community Featured Directory Calendar Email My Academic Services My Prescott My Classroom Moodle Library Admissions Financial Aid Virtual Tour Give to Prescott College Sustainability Employment Opportunities Prospective Students Current Students Alumni Parents Family Faculty Staff Community 877 350 2100 Prescott College Explore History Values Vision Plan a Visit At a Glance Campus Field Stations Student Life Athletics Veterans Research Ethics IRB Employer of National Service Office of the President Academics Undergraduate Degrees Graduate Degrees Faculty Mentor Guides The Prescott Difference Academic Calendar Course Schedules Non Degree Academic Resources Community Campus Resources Exchange Opportunities Orientation Colloquium Apply Application Forms for All Programs Resident Undergraduate Degrees Resident Master of Arts Program Limited Residency Undergraduate Programs Limited Residency Master of Arts Program Limited Residency Master of Science in Counseling Limited Residency Master of Education Limited Residency Ph D Program Education Teacher Preparation Financial Aid Costs and How to Pay Apply Online True Cost Calculator Instant Decision Day Connect Faculty Mentor Guides Highlights Directory Departments Offices Experience News Events Publications Blogs Symposiums Give Ways to Give What to Give Annual Report Explore Endowments Planned Giving Donor Recognition Meet our Staff My Prescott Calendar Email Search Quicklinks Directory Calendar Email My Academic Services My Prescott My Classroom Moodle Library Admissions Financial Aid Virtual Tour Give to Prescott College Sustainability Employment Opportunities Español High School Partnerships Kino Bay Center Home Estero Santa Cruz Ramsar Site Kino Bay Center Photo Gallery Regional Ecology Culture Classes Programs Research Conservation Environmental Education Community Leadership Indigenous Community Partnership High School Partnerships Spanish Intensive Cultural Immersion Marine Studies Information Center Visitor Information Conservation Fellowship News Stories Staff Jobs Internships and Scholarships Donate to the Kino Bay Center Send Us a Message Find us on Facebook Prescott College Home Kino Bay Center High School Partnerships Photo By Emily Wittman Spanish Intensive Cultural Immersion and Marine Studies Programs We at the Kino Bay Center are experts in tailoring custom designed programs for educational groups in marine studies Spanish and cultural immersion environmental studies and more The frequency and type of outings and field based activities are dependent on the needs and desires of each individual school Prescott College is happy to set up college credit agreements with High Schools so students can earn college credits for completing the program For sample program schedules prices and more information please check out the Marine Studies and Spanish Intensive and Cultural Immersion pages In addition to our programming expertise we have extensive Safety and Risk Management knowledge and practice that make for a safe and encouraging atmosphere for learning and growth For more information or to start planning your program please contact Lorayne Meltzer Director of the Kino Bay Center Information Center The information center connects community members researchers Learn more Kino Bay Center Photo Gallery The Kino Bay photo database is a searchable and diverse collection of Learn more Find us on Facebook Find the Prescott College Kino Bay Center on Facebook Visit

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  • Spanish Intensive & Cultural Immersion
    Apply Application Forms for All Programs Resident Undergraduate Degrees Resident Master of Arts Program Limited Residency Undergraduate Programs Limited Residency Master of Arts Program Limited Residency Master of Science in Counseling Limited Residency Master of Education Limited Residency Ph D Program Education Teacher Preparation Financial Aid Costs and How to Pay Apply Online True Cost Calculator Instant Decision Day Connect Faculty Mentor Guides Highlights Directory Departments Offices Experience News Events Publications Blogs Symposiums Give Ways to Give What to Give Annual Report Explore Endowments Planned Giving Donor Recognition Meet our Staff My Prescott Calendar Email Search Quicklinks Directory Calendar Email My Academic Services My Prescott My Classroom Moodle Library Admissions Financial Aid Virtual Tour Give to Prescott College Sustainability Employment Opportunities Español Spanish Intensive Cultural Immersion Kino Bay Center Home Estero Santa Cruz Ramsar Site Kino Bay Center Photo Gallery Regional Ecology Culture Classes Programs Research Conservation Environmental Education Community Leadership Indigenous Community Partnership High School Partnerships Spanish Intensive Cultural Immersion Marine Studies Information Center Visitor Information Conservation Fellowship News Stories Staff Jobs Internships and Scholarships Donate to the Kino Bay Center Send Us a Message Find us on Facebook Prescott College Home Kino Bay Center High School Partnerships Photo By Lorayne Meltzer Expanding students knowledge in language and culture in the Sonoran region Photo Gallery The Kino Bay Center s Spanish intensive and cultural immersion programs strike an excellent balance between high quality Spanish instruction and incredible field trips and community activities Students will be placed into personalized level based Spanish classes focusing on grammar and vocabulary as well as speaking and comprehension skills Students will live with local host families in Kino Viejo providing the opportunity to informally practice and advance their language and inter cultural communication abilities Additionally students will participate in service projects guest lectures discussions and local field outings allowing them to further engage in Spanish while experiencing the culture history and ecology of coastal Sonora This course provides an excellent foundation for students wishing to pursue further studies in Spanish International Studies or Latin American Studies The Kino Bay Center is located within the Kino Bay community and is very engaged with not only the local community but also the indigenous Seri community in the region The field station is an ideal place to get involved with the social economic and cultural themes of the region in an intimate and well structured environment Courses can be designed for varying lengths during the months of October November February March April or May For more information please contact Director Lorayne Meltzer at lmeltzer prescott edu Sample Schedule Breakfasts and midday meals are spent with families every day Evenings are free to spend with family or as free time Day One Afternoon Arrival Field Station orientation and itinerary review Meet host families over la comida Free time with families Day Two Getting Settled Spanish level evaluation and placement Spanish Instruction 1 Seri museum and talks with Seri elders Day Three Spanish Instruction 2 Walking tour of Kino

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  • Marine Studies
    to Give What to Give Annual Report Explore Endowments Planned Giving Donor Recognition Meet our Staff My Prescott Calendar Email Search Quicklinks Directory Calendar Email My Academic Services My Prescott My Classroom Moodle Library Admissions Financial Aid Virtual Tour Give to Prescott College Sustainability Employment Opportunities Español Marine Studies Kino Bay Center Home Estero Santa Cruz Ramsar Site Kino Bay Center Photo Gallery Regional Ecology Culture Classes Programs Research Conservation Environmental Education Community Leadership Indigenous Community Partnership High School Partnerships Spanish Intensive Cultural Immersion Marine Studies Information Center Visitor Information Conservation Fellowship News Stories Staff Jobs Internships and Scholarships Donate to the Kino Bay Center Send Us a Message Find us on Facebook Prescott College Home Kino Bay Center High School Partnerships Photo By Naomi Blinick Engaging high school students with hands on study of marine ecosystems Photo Gallery The Prescott College Kino Bay Center offers individualized marine studies courses for high school groups These courses are designed for small groups of ambitious students motivated to learn about the marine environment Tailored to compliment each individual school s curriculum the Marine Studies courses foster self direction and personal growth through experiential learning and exploration of the Gulf of California coast Courses can vary in duration based on the needs of individual schools and focus on the different coastal habitats of the region These include mangrove estuaries rocky shores islands rocky reefs and mudflats Curriculum is designed to address topics including sea floor topography ocean zonation marine mammals shorebirds wind waves and tides taxonomy island ecology invertebrate phyla deep sea biology fishes and more Students participate in a variety of experiential field activities discussions library research projects and presentations Through this program students gain a deeper appreciation and understanding of marine and coastal environments The High School Marine Studies Courses are based out of the Kino Bay Center for Cultural and Ecological Studies Prescott College s field station in Sonora Mexico The Kino Bay Center is located on the edge of the Central Gulf Coast Subdivision of the Sonoran Desert and on the shores of the Midriff Island region of the Gulf of California This area represents a transition zone between the temperate and subtropical portions of the Gulf The surrounding desert marine and island ecosystems are incredibly rich diverse unique and ecologically important The cultural landscape has a long and troubled history that is inextricably interwoven with the natural endowments of the region Our field station is an ideal base to provide students with the work space computers and library facilities a school group would desire while researching the marine environment Living and working 100 yards from the shoreline ignites personal creativity motivation and learning Courses can be designed for the months of October November February March April or May For more information please contact Director Lorayne Meltzer at lmeltzer prescott edu Sample Schedule DAY ONE Orientation Gaining a sense of place o Sensory creative writing exercise o Hike up Punta Ignacio o Map exercise Identifying coastal habitats from aerial

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  • Information Center
    Online True Cost Calculator Instant Decision Day Connect Faculty Mentor Guides Highlights Directory Departments Offices Experience News Events Publications Blogs Symposiums Give Ways to Give What to Give Annual Report Explore Endowments Planned Giving Donor Recognition Meet our Staff My Prescott Calendar Email Search Quicklinks Directory Calendar Email My Academic Services My Prescott My Classroom Moodle Library Admissions Financial Aid Virtual Tour Give to Prescott College Sustainability Employment Opportunities Español Information Center Kino Bay Center Home Estero Santa Cruz Ramsar Site Kino Bay Center Photo Gallery Regional Ecology Culture Classes Programs Research Conservation Environmental Education Community Leadership Indigenous Community Partnership High School Partnerships Information Center Publications Conference Presentations Technical Reports Informational Materials Displays Conferences Workshops at the Center Visitor Information Conservation Fellowship News Stories Staff Jobs Internships and Scholarships Donate to the Kino Bay Center Send Us a Message Find us on Facebook Prescott College Home Kino Bay Center Information Center Photo By Naomi Blinick Connecting community members researchers resource managers and students Information management and the facilitation of information exchange are core responsibilities and full time obligations of field stations with long term research conservation and education commitments in a region The Kino Bay Center Information Center IC connects community members researchers resource managers and students with each other and with information about the region The functions of the IC are to organize collect document design display and distribute information in an engaging and widely accessible manner The goal is to raise awareness of the work done at the Center and facilitate information exchange toward collaborative multicultural approaches addressing the complicated conservation issues facing the region Visual imagery has an important role in conservation action communication and education Images can convey complex concepts in a succinct manner and the utilization of visual tools and graphic design can improve understanding of complex issues and foster multicultural collaboration The Center maintains the following information resources A non lending library of approximately 850 books focused on the ecology conservation and cultural diversity of the region A bibliographical database of over 1000 articles and resources of regional interest A bibliographical database of articles publishing results of projects conducted through the Kino Bay Center A map collection of topographical geologic geographic and political maps of the region A collection of scientific posters on topics researched through the field station A growing number of natural history and informational posters and displays A weather station database A database of research education and conservation projects institutions and researchers supported through the field station A photo database including 1000 s of categorized photos depicting the floral faunal and cultural diversity of the region as well as the educational research and conservation activities conducted through the field station A website summarizing the activities and resources of the field station A meta database in development summarizing the data sets collected as a result of work done through the field station In addition to the physical information resources maintained by the field station The Kino Bay Center regularly hosts training workshops

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