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The Equinox Error

The Equinox Error

The Equinox Error: What you “know” is wrong Fall officially arrives at on September 22 (the same day as our Fundraiser Cat-on-Tap), at 7:54 pm when the autumnal equinox occurs. Thinking back to science class, you may recall that “Equinox” comes from the Latin words for “equal”

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Sam’s Challange

Sam’s Challange

Click play on the video below! Make sure to click the unmute button on the lower right hand corner to hear Sam!

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Why Give!? Top 6 Reasons

Why Give!? Top 6 Reasons

During the months of November and December in the Pikes Peak region, the seasons change from fall to winter. But it is also a special time of year for 75 local nonprofits including Catamount Institute. We were honored to be selected as one of 2017 Give! the

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Catamount Institute turns 20!

Catamount Institute turns 20!

20 Years ago Julie Francis and Howard Drossman had the incredible vision to found the organization Catamount Institute. With the goal of bringing high-quality environmental education to youth, the organization has grown to educate over 8,000 students each year in the Pikes Peak Region. On September 24th, 2017 staff, board, volunteers,

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Colorado Springs’ First Children’s Water Festival

Colorado Springs’ First Children’s Water Festival

Over 500 D11 4th Graders Attend the Pike’s Peak Children’s Water Festival! Written By: Austin Muir, Education Program Coordinator Yesterday was AWESOME. As a member of the Water Festival planning committee, I had been waiting for months for this day to come.  As we were setting up

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Citizen Scientists: Great Backyard Bird Count

Citizen Scientists: Great Backyard Bird Count

YES Club Citizen Scientists! Passionate about nature, YES Club students aren’t content to just learn about ecosystems. They love to get their hands dirty and be part of making a difference in our community. This past month, club members met up with volunteers at Florissant Fossil Beds

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Masquerade Fun

Masquerade Fun

Catamount Institute is proud to be one of 75 nonprofits that are part of the 2014 Give! campaign. On Saturday, November 8th, the campaign officially kicked off with its annual Masquerade Carnival. See the photos below to see some of the Catamount Institute staff cutting loose.  You

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Catamount Institute
740 West Caramillo St.
Colo Spgs, CO 80907
Phone: (719) 471-0910
Fax: (719) 471-0910
Website: www.catamountinstitute.org
Email: info@catamountinstitute.org