Continental Divide Trail Reroute @ Alpine Tunnel

Friday, July 20, 2018 - 8:00am to Sunday, July 22, 2018 - 3:00pm , CO

About the Stewardship Site:
The Continental Divide National Scenic Trail (CDNST) is intended by legislation to be a continuous single-track...


Urban Wild Edible Walk

Saturday, July 28, 2018 - 9:00am to 11:00am Westminster, CO

Every season there are wild edible and medicinal plants growing at Standley Lake! Join the Urban Forager Kate Armstrong to learn how to identify...


Nature's Educators

Saturday, July 28, 2018 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm Westminster, CO

Standley Lake has partnered with Nature's Educators to bring LIVE ANIMALS right to the park! Come get a closer look to better appreciate and...


School of Snakes

Sunday, July 29, 2018 - 10:00am to 11:00am Westminster, CO

They slither and coil, have forked tongues, and eat rodents. Yes, it’s a snake! School of Snakes features live animals to see the importance of...


Olde Town Telescope Night

Friday, August 3, 2018 - 8:00pm to 10:00pm , CO

Friday August 3, Dusk to10:00 p.m. All ages, Free
Drop by to join us with Lookout Mountain Nature Center in Olde Town Arvada for the chance...


Natural History of Pineridge

Saturday, August 4, 2018 - 9:00am to 11:30am Fort Collins, CO

Pineridge Natural Area, meet at the west parking lot. Do not park at Maxwell for this program.
Explore the natural history along the lower...


Wade the River

Saturday, August 4, 2018 - 10:00am to 1:00pm Fort Collins, CO

Lee Martinez Park
Wade the river with dip nets and collecting trays to discover what lives beneath the surface of the Cache la Poudre River...


Paddling Tour

Saturday, August 4, 2018 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm Westminster, CO

Paddle alongside the park Naturalist and discover the rich history behind Standley Lake, and the oasis it provides for people and wildlife alike...


Hands Dirty Feet Wet-Outdoor Nature Playdates

Thursday, August 9, 2018 - 10:30am to 12:00pm Arvada, CO

Thursday, August 9, 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m. All ages, Free
Bring your children for a nature playdate in our “Nature: Explore” space, where they...


Horses and Naay-ture at The Arvada Indoor Equestrian Center

Friday, August 10, 2018 - 9:00am to Tuesday, August 14, 2018 - 2:00pm Arvada, CO

Friday-Tuesday, August 10-14, 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
Ages 5-8 yrs., $435.
Get hands-on with horses while you gain experience on how to be safe...


Campfire at the Cabin - Predators on the Prowl

Friday, August 10, 2018 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm Fort Collins, CO

Coyote Ridge Natural Area, meet at the cabin.
Spend an evening cozy by a campfire complete with stories and s’mores! Learn what predators...


Trail System Construction @ Silverthorne: Mike O'Brien Memorial Proejct

Saturday, August 11, 2018 - 8:00am to Sunday, August 12, 2018 - 4:00pm Silverthorne, CO

Establish a new trail connection between two existing trails outside of the Wilderness which will allow for a mountain bike loop option....


Astronomy at Bobcat Ridge - The Persieds are Here!

Saturday, August 11, 2018 - 8:30pm to 10:30pm Loveland, CO

Bobcat Ridge Natural Area, meet at the parking lot.
Enjoy a brief, family-friendly program to learn where meteors come from and the upcoming...


S'more Stories

Sunday, August 12, 2018 - 7:30pm to 8:30pm Westminster, CO

Standley Lake and Westminster Public Library have teamed up to share their appreciation for nature, wellness and literacy with you! Gather round...


Nature Movie Afternoon

Wednesday, August 15, 2018 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm Arvada, CO

Wednesday, August 15, 2-3:30 p.m.
Ages 4-12, Free
Cool down and relax with while learning some fascinating nature facts. Bring your...


Nature Nuggets - Leave it to Beaver

Thursday, August 16, 2018 - 9:30am to 12:00pm Fort Collins, CO

McMurry Natural Area, meet at Soft Gold Park, 520 Hickory St. DROP IN STYLE
Discover the benefits of beavers and how they create homes for...


Homesteading at Soapstone Prairie

Thursday, August 16, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm Fort Collins, CO

Harmony Library Community Room, 4616 S. Shields St.
These informative talks are designed for adults to learn more about research and science...


Garden Xeriscaping 101 & Tour

Friday, August 17, 2018 - 11:00am to 12:00pm Arvada, CO

Friday, August 17, 11 a.m.-noon
Ages 12 and up, $5
Xeriscaping in Colorado not only saves you water, but can look amazing too! Take a...


Skygazing at Fossil Creek Reservoir * Special Program

Friday, August 17, 2018 - 8:00pm to 10:30pm Ft. Collins, CO

Fossil Creek Reservoir Natural Area, meet at the parking lot.
Learn about the speed of light through an interactive model of our solar...


Soapstone Treasures: The Bison Archaeology Connection

Saturday, August 18, 2018 - 9:00am to 11:00am Wellington, CO

Soapstone Prairie Natural Area, meet at the south parking lot shelter.
Learn about the acquisition of Soapstone Prairie, the history of the...


A Thousand Years of History on the Poudre River

Saturday, August 18, 2018 - 9:30am to 11:00am Fort Collins, CO

Heritage Park, meet behind the Northside Aztlan Community Center.
Consider the origins of the Cache la Poudre River and explore both the...


The Raven Mystery: A Night with a Naturalist

Tuesday, August 21, 2018 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm Arvada, CO

Tuesday, August 21, 6:00-7:30 p.m.
All Ages, $5 per person/$15 per family
The black feathers of the raven have often been associated...


Geology-Ecology Exploration: Walk the Gangplank

Saturday, August 25, 2018 - 9:00am to 2:30pm Wellington, CO

Explore with experts in geology and ecology and discover the geologic secrets of rocks shed from the Rocky Mountains and how these influence human...


Weird Wild Weather

Sunday, August 26, 2018 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm Ft. Collins, CO

Fossil Creek Reservoir Natural Area, meet at the parking lot.
Learn about our unique weather patterns and how weather and climate affect...


Full Moon Night Walk

Sunday, August 26, 2018 - 7:30pm to 9:30pm Loveland, CO

Bobcat Ridge Natural Area, meet at the parking lot.
Walks are offered near the full moon with lots of natural light – no need for...


Kit Carson Volunteer Week

Monday, September 10, 2018 - 7:00am to Saturday, September 15, 2018 - 4:00pm , CO

Looking for a challenging, rewarding, and fun backcountry trailwork adventure? Volunteer Week at Kit Carson is a 6-day work trip for volunteers up...