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Saturday, November 3, 10-11 a.m.
Ages 5-12 yrs, $15 (all supplies included)
Nature changes its colors in the fall, so why not capture those colors? An instructor leads this outdoor, step-by-step tutorial as kids paint an acrylic-on-canvas masterpiece. No experience is necessary. Dress for the weather and bring painting clothes! *Indoors if needed

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Fossil Creek Reservoir Natural Area, meet at the parking lot.
Learn about our unique weather patterns and how weather and climate affect humans and animals aliek. Bring water, su protection, and any other comforts you might need, .25 miles, easy 9yr+, Free, registration required

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Nix Farm, 1745 Hoffman Mill Rd.
Spend an evening cozy by a campfire complete with stories and s’mores! Campfire stories are a powerful tradition passed down through generations. Explore how to share your story! These programs are suitable for all ages. Campfires at Nix Farm do not include a hike and are wheelchair accessible. Dress warmly and bring water and lawn chairs or blankets to sit on if you like (limited seating available). Free, registration required at fcgov.com/register

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Bobcat Ridge Natural Area, meet at the parking lot.
Walks are offered near the full moon with lots of natural light – no need for flashlights! Dress warmly, wear closed-toe shoes, and bring water to drink. The program will include a 1-2 mile walk on uneven terrain, easy. 16+. Free, registration required at fcgov.com/register

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Fossil Creek Reservoir, meet at the parking lot.
Volunteers from the Northern Colorado Astronomical Society provide telescopes for your viewing pleasure and share their knowledge about stars, planets, galaxies, and more. Dress warmly and bring a blanket or chair to sit on. Meet in the parking lot. Free, registration required at fcgov.com/register

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Red Fox Meadows Natural Area, meet at the parking lot off of Taft Hill Rd.
New and old residents welcome! Discover the wonders of the natural areas by exploring a neighborhood natural area with staff who can answer questions and give recommendations for future hikes. Please bring water, sturdy walking shoes, sun protection, and any other comforts you might need. 1 mile; easy. Free, registration required at fcgov.com/register

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Nix Farm, 1745 Hoffman Mill Rd.
These informative talks are designed for adults to learn more about research and science related to natural areas. Learn about the noxious weeds in the Natural Areas, what makes them so successful, and how you can help control the spread of these invasive plants with Crystal Strouse, Natural Areas Botanist. Parking is limited—please carpool, bike or walk. Bring a snack if you like. 16+. Free, registration required at fcgov.com/register

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There are wild cats and dogs roaming around Colorado!

Looking for something for your kids to do when DPS school is off but work isnt? Have them join SPREE as we study the difference between bobcats & lynx, and learn about the coyotes and foxes of our state!

SPREE= South Platte River Environmental Education

What to Bring: Be sure to pack your camper with a water bottle and a full lunch + 2 snacks. Pack sunscreen, water shoes, and any clothing that they need to spend a majority of the day outside.

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Looking for something for your kids to do when DPS school is off but work isnt? Have them join SPREE as we go on an outdoor BioBlitz to find and identify as many species around Denver as we can!

SPREE= South Platte River Environmental Education

SPREE Holiday camps are fun and educational days filled with games, crafts, adventures and even top secret missions about the environment! SPREE offers school holiday camps for students Kindergarten (must be at least 6)-5th grade at SPREE Headquarters from 8AM to 6PM. The daily schedule will be as follows:

What to Bring: Be sure to pack your camper with a water bottle and a full lunch + 2 snacks. Pack sunscreen, water shoes, and any clothing that they need to spend a majority of the day outside.

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