Front Range Bioneers

Pre-Registration opens August 20 and closes October 20. 

On-site registration will be available starting on Friday, October 23 at 12:00pm in the lobby of the Humanities Building.

Registration Fees:

  • General Public Rate: 
    • Advance: $20 / single day; $55 / all 3 days
    • On-site: $25/ single day; $65/ all 3 days
  • Discounted Student/ Educator/ Activist/ Senior Rate: 
    • Advance: $12/ single day; $33/ all 3 days
    • On-site: $15/ single day; $40/ all 3 days
  • Full-time CU-Boulder and Naropa University Students: FREE with valid ID
  • Child Rate: TBD.  Children's activities (appropriate for ages 4-12) are offered on Saturday 9am-5pm and Sunday 9am-5pm.  In 2015, the children's program will take place at Thorne Nature Experience at Sombrero Marsh and will be produced by Feet On The Earth.  
  • Friday Field Trips and Workshop Intensives:  Advance registration by Oct. 20 required.  Limited availability.  First-come basis.  Included in Friday and 3-day passes.  

  • Saturday/ Sunday Lunch: Registration Fees do not include lunch meals.  Lunch will be available on Saturday and Sunday for purchase in advance with registration, limited availability on-site or BYO.   

Registration fees cover the licensing fee to rebroadcast the national plenaries.  Registration fees apply to all events (broadcast plenaries and local plenaries) in the main auditorium.  Admission is free and open to the public for individual sessions and workshops.  Seating priority in the session rooms will be granted to those with a full event pass.  

Full-time students at University of Colorado Boulder and Naropa University do not need to pay registration fees for the plenaries, sessions/ workshops as their admission is covered through the generous sponsorship of the CU Environmental Center and Naropa University.

Scholarships are available!

Youth, Educators and Activists are especially encouraged to apply to the generosity fund to attend Front Range Bioneers on scholarship.  Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis.  Apply no later than November 1st for consideration.

Generosity Fund Application Form

Many volunteer positions available! Apply to put in a few hours in exchange for registration.

Volunteer Application Form

All events take place in the Eaton Humanities Building at CU-Boulder, unless otherwise noted on the program. 

Humanities is the newer building near Norlin library, Old Main and Macky Auditorium. 

We encourage sustainable transportation to Bioneers.  Please bus, bike, carpool, and walk if possible.  

If you do need to arrive by personal vehicle, please read these parking instructions:

FRIDAY: Parking is somewhat limited on Friday since classes are in session.  If you need to arrive by personal vehicle there are residential areas near campus, street meters on University Ave., and visitor pay lots (Euclid Autopark near the UMC) on campus.

SATURDAY and SUNDAY:  All Bioneers participants can park at Euclid Autopark or in Lot 380 for $4 at either location.  Parking on the north side of University Avenue in the Grandview Zone is free.

Access Euclid AutoPark from the intersection of Broadway and Euclid Ave.  Turn east on Euclid and the parking lot will be on the left. From there, the Humanities building is a short walk to the north.  Go around the University Memorial Center and head north from the fountain.  Humanities is on the north side of Norlin Quad.

Please note that all campus meters are monitored and enforced seven days a week.  We don’t want you to get a ticket!

Coming in from out of town? 

-Lodging is available in Boulder.  The closest proximity accomodations are Boulder Creek Quality Inn and Boulder University Inn.  View Boulder lodging options at:

-Homestays are available!  To host or request a homestay, email bioneers 'at'