Camp GO

, CO

Camp GO (GO stands for Get Outdoors) is a free, in-school, student-led discovery fair connecting youth to the outdoors. Camp GO brings the...

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Wild Mushroom Hike

Steamboat Springs, CO

Join us as we explore the variety of mushrooms we have growing in the Yampa Valley! Date, time and location are TBD, Check back soon!

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Hiking Activities

Highlands Ranch, CO

Join us for a staff led hike in the Backcountry Wilderness Area of Highlands Ranch. We offer a wide variety of activities and programs with great...

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Nocturnal Wildlife Hike

Friday, January 18, 2013 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm Littleton, CO

Join us at the Audubon Nature Center to discover who is out and about at night and what activities these creatures are up to. Explore the trails...

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Denver Botanic Gardens at Chatfield

Tuesday, January 22, 2013 - 9:00am to 5:00pm Littleton, CO

Denver Botanic Gardens at Chatfield is a working farm located along the banks of Deer Creek in southern Jefferson County. Bring your binoculars...

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Denver Botanic Gardens at Chatfield

Wednesday, January 23, 2013 - 9:00am to 5:00pm Littleton, CO

Denver Botanic Gardens at Chatfield is a working farm located along the banks of Deer Creek in southern Jefferson County. Bring your binoculars...

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Denver Botanic Gardens at Chatfield

Thursday, January 24, 2013 - 9:00am to 5:00pm Littleton, CO

Denver Botanic Gardens at Chatfield is a working farm located along the banks of Deer Creek in southern Jefferson County. Bring your binoculars...

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Denver Botanic Gardens at Chatfield

Friday, January 25, 2013 - 9:00am to 5:00pm Littleton, CO

Denver Botanic Gardens at Chatfield is a working farm located along the banks of Deer Creek in southern Jefferson County. Bring your binoculars...

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Little Fledglings Preschool Nature Hour

Wednesday, February 6, 2013 - 10:00am to 11:00am Littleton, CO

For Children ages 3-6 (and parent/guardians, too!)
Discover wildlife & the natural world through themed stories, crafts, and...

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Nocturnal Wildlife Hike

Friday, February 15, 2013 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm Littleton, CO

Join us at the Audubon Nature Center to discover who is out and about at night and what activities these creatures are up to. Explore the trails...

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Great Backyard Bird Count

Saturday, February 16, 2013 - 9:00am to 12:00pm , CO

Counting birds is as easy as 1, 2, 3! Come learn how to identify birds, use binoculars and turn your backyard into a bird sanctuary. Find out what...

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Little Fledglings Preschool Nature Hour

Wednesday, February 20, 2013 - 10:00am to 11:00am Littleton, CO

For Children ages 3-6 (and parent/guardians, too!)
Discover wildlife & the natural world through themed stories, crafts, and...

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Rocky Mountain Horse Expo

Friday, March 8, 2013 - 9:00am to 7:00pm Denver, CO

Does someone in your household LOVE horses? This is the place for you. See horses, horse art, horse trainers, learn about local horse...

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Rocky Mountain Horse Expo

Saturday, March 9, 2013 - 8:00am to 7:00pm Denver, CO

Does someone in your household LOVE horses? This is the place for you. See horses, horse art, horse trainers, learn about local horse...

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Rocky Mountain Horse Expo

Sunday, March 10, 2013 - 8:00am to 5:00pm Denver, CO

Does someone in your household LOVE horses? This is the place for you. See horses, horse art, horse trainers, learn about local horse...

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Friday Hike - Old Gordon Trail

Friday, March 15, 2013 - 10:00am to 3:00pm Grand Junction, CO

Ranger Nick will lead this hike and focus on the geology and history of the area. This steadily ascending trail follows the path of historic...

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Nocturnal Wildlife Hike

Friday, March 15, 2013 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm Littleton, CO

Join us at the Audubon Nature Center to discover who is out and about at night and what activities these creatures are up to. Explore the trails...

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Geocaching: High Tech Treasure Hunting for Leprechauns

Saturday, March 16, 2013 - 10:00am to 12:00pm Fountain, CO

Saturday, March 16, 10:00 a.m. – Noon
Catch the excitement and discover the great sport of Geocaching. It is enjoyed by families as a great...

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Welcome Bluebirds!

Saturday, March 30, 2013 - 9:00am to 12:00pm Littleton, CO

Join us as we celebrate the return of the bluebirds. Learn how to build a bluebird box and monitor it. Tour the bluebird boxes on site and see if...

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Observatory Open House

Saturday, April 13, 2013 - 8:30pm to 10:30pm Pine, CO

Join Lookout Mountain Nature Center Astronomy Team members for an engaging look at the night sky & tour of the historic William Baehr...

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Reflective Walkabout: Enough Circles - Spring into Action! (5-6 Miles)

Sunday, April 14, 2013 - 1:00pm to 5:00pm Larkspur, CO

Greetings!

We have an exciting opportunity taking place at Spruce Mountain Trail just South of Larkspur, Colorado. We'll be walking...

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Nocturnal Wildlife Hike

Friday, April 19, 2013 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm Littleton, CO

Join us at the Audubon Nature Center to discover who is out and about at night and what activities these creatures are up to. Explore the trails...

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Hey Kids! Spring is Here!

Saturday, April 20, 2013 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm Loveland, CO

Discover what’s in bloom at Devil’s Backbone Open Space this spring with Naturalists Caroline and Jay. Bring your 5-to-10-year old, nature-loving...

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Friday Hike - Sheep Herders Cabin

Friday, April 26, 2013 - 9:00am to 3:00pm Grand Junction, CO

Experience spectacular scenery on this route through the stream bed and around canyon walls. There are a few steep sections, but they are worth...

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Clear Spring Ranch Heron Homecoming Bird Walk

Saturday, April 27, 2013 - 9:00am to 12:00pm Fountain, CO

Saturday, April 27, 9:00 a.m. - Noon
Each spring great blue herons return to nesting sites along Fountain Creek and migratory birds pass...

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Fountain Creek Nature Adventures – Wonderful Wetlands

Thursday, May 2, 2013 - 9:00am to 10:30am Fountain, CO

Thursday, May 2, 9:00 – 10:30 a.m.
Children ages 3-6, with an adult, will enjoy puppet shows, nature stories, crafts, hands-on activities,...

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Geology of Rabbit Mountain

Saturday, May 4, 2013 - 9:00am to 1:00pm , CO

Volunteer naturalist Dick Pratt and others will lead a moderate 3-mile hike where you’ll learn about the interesting geology of the area. We’ll...

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Hummers – the birds that is, not the cars!

Saturday, May 4, 2013 - 9:30am to 11:30am Fort Collins, CO

Did you know that hummingbirds migrate hundreds of miles each year? Or how to tell the Ruby throats apart from the Rofous
verities? Learn...

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Fountain Creek Family Fun Day

Saturday, May 4, 2013 - 10:00am to 2:00pm Fountain, CO

Saturday, May 4, 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Get outdoors and experience activities for children ages 2-92! Fossil exploration with Dinosaur...

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Wildflower Hike at Legion Park

Sunday, May 5, 2013 - 10:00am to 12:00pm , CO

Join volunteer naturalists for a leisurely spring stroll through the pinyon and ponderosa pines at Legion Park. Besides having a great view of the...

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Fountain Creek Spring Bird Count

Saturday, May 11, 2013 - 7:00am to 11:00am Fountain, CO

Saturday, May 11, 7:00 – 11:00 a.m.
Beginning-to-advanced birders are invited to observe and record the numbers of bird species and...

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Fossils and Flowers Hike

Sunday, May 12, 2013 - 9:30am to 12:00pm , CO

Join volunteer naturalists Megan Bowes and Sue Hirschfeld for a short, moderately strenuous hike to explore a landscape created by folding and...

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Mother's Day Wildflower Hike

Sunday, May 12, 2013 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm Highlands Ranch, CO

Flowers for mom after brunch! Join a Native Plant Master and Highlands Ranch Metro District Park Ranger on a hike up to Highlands Point. Take in...

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Nocturnal Wildlife Hike

Friday, May 17, 2013 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm Littleton, CO

Join us at the Audubon Nature Center to discover who is out and about at night and what activities these creatures are up to. Explore the trails...

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Storytelling Hike & Campfire

Friday, May 17, 2013 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm Colorado Springs, CO

Friday, May 17, 7:00 – 8:30 p.m.
Join a naturalist for a fun evening hike filled with great nature stories, songs, and end with “smores”...

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Wildflower Hike at Rabbit Mountain

Saturday, May 18, 2013 - 10:00am to 12:00pm , CO

Rabbit Mountain is a great place to view spring wildflowers. The transitional foothills zone is home to Easter daisies, Nuttall’s violets, Pasque...

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Friday Hike - Dominguez Canyon

Friday, May 24, 2013 - 9:00am to 5:00pm Whitewater, CO

Visit one of the top destinations for rock art in the area, and bring your camera! Distance: 8.4 miles; Elevation: 4990 - 6780 ft.; Difficulty:...

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Sunset Wildlife Hike

Friday, May 24, 2013 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm Fountain, CO

Friday, May 24, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Join us for a walk through the Cattail Marsh Wildlife Area to enjoy the sights and sounds of spring. We...

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Wildflower Hike at Heil Valley Ranch

Saturday, May 25, 2013 - 10:00am to 12:00pm , CO

Join volunteer naturalists for a spring wildflower hike at Heil Valley Ranch in the beautiful foothills of Boulder County. We will hike a...

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Weekly Bird Walks with Yampatika

Thursday, May 30, 2013 - 8:00am to 11:00am Steamboat Springs, CO

Participate in these morning birding strolls in and around Steamboat Springs. Are you new to birding, and interested in learning more or are you...

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Foothills Birding Tour

Saturday, June 1, 2013 - 8:00am to 2:00pm , CO

FORT COLLINS, Colo. – Rocky Mountain Bird Observatory, Wild Birds Unlimited - Fort Collins and the Legacy Land Trust will host a birding tour in...

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Gone Fishing

Monday, June 3, 2013 - 9:00am to 12:00pm Littleton, CO

Try your luck at catching the big one. We will start our fishing experience by discovering different kinds of fish, why they are shaped they way...

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Animal Adaptations

Monday, June 3, 2013 - 1:00pm to Thursday, June 6, 2013 - 4:00pm Littleton , CO

Why are fish colored the way they are? What helps animals survive in the hot summer months? We will learn all about different ways animals behave...

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Get Outdoors Mini-Camp

Tuesday, June 4, 2013 - 9:00am to Thursday, June 6, 2013 - 12:00pm New Castle, CO

New Castle Recreation is offering a series of themed mini-camps this summer on Tuesday thru Thursday mornings from 9:00 a.m.-Noon. The first mini-...

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Gone Fishing

Wednesday, June 5, 2013 - 9:00am to 12:00pm Littleton, CO

Try your luck at catching the big one. We will start our fishing experience by discovering different kinds of fish, why they are shaped they way...

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Weekly Bird Walks with Yampatika

Thursday, June 6, 2013 - 8:00am to 11:00am Steamboat Springs, CO

Participate in these morning birding strolls in and around Steamboat Springs. Are you new to birding, and interested in learning more or are you...

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Park East Conservation Easement Volunteer Evening

Thursday, June 6, 2013 - 4:30pm to 7:30pm Glenwood Springs, CO

Join neighbors and community members to help with conservation improvement projects on the Park East Conservation Easement. Bring your work gloves...

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Boulder County Sunset Hike at Rabbit Mountain Open Space

Thursday, June 6, 2013 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm , CO

Discover your Boulder County parks! This slow paced hikes cover an array of topics volunteer naturalists will interpret the park’s history,...

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Wildflower Walk Series

Friday, June 7, 2013 - 9:00am to 12:00pm Steamboat Springs, CO

Join Steamboat Springs native and Yampatika Naturalist, Karen Vail, as she guides you in search of the most abundant, and colorful wildflowers the...

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Trail Maintenance Clinic

Friday, June 7, 2013 - 4:00pm to Sunday, June 9, 2013 - 4:00pm Shawnee, CO

We will assess needed trail improvements, repair damaged trails, and build required structures. Discussions with questions and answers of the...

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Love the Lower Loop - Trail Cleanup

Saturday, June 8, 2013 (All day) Crested Butte, CO

Want to get your hands dirty to help the Lower Loop? Join us on Saturday, June 8th to show your love for one of Gunnison County’s most popular...

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Birding Tour

Saturday, June 8, 2013 - 8:00am to 1:00pm Monte Vista, CO

Bring your binoculars for a guided birding tour on a conserved ranch along the Rio Grande outside of Monte Vista. Led by Rio Grande Headwaters...

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Hildebrand Ranch Sensitive Area Hike

Saturday, June 8, 2013 - 8:00am Golden, CO

Part of Hildebrand Ranch Park is designated as sensitive and is closed to public access to reduce habitat disturbance. Enjoy this unique...

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Plant Walk at Cathy Fromme Prairie

Saturday, June 8, 2013 - 8:30am to 10:00am Fort Collins, CO

Take a leisurely stroll and explore interesting plants and flowers of the prairie. ½ mile, easy.

Photo courtesy of Kristi Schwickerath...

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Guided Hike on Hawkins Preserve

Saturday, June 8, 2013 - 9:00am to 11:00am Cortez, CO

This event will be a guided hike/walk on a public park called Hawkins Preserve located here in Cortez. Montezuma Land Conservancy holds the...

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Volunteer Clean-Up Effort

Saturday, June 8, 2013 - 9:00am to 12:00pm Minturn, CO

-Minturn “Bone Yard” property along the Eagle River in the Town of Minturn, Colorado
-Recently acquired by the Town of Minturn for open...

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Bobcat Ridge Basics

Saturday, June 8, 2013 - 9:00am to 1:00pm Fort Collins, CO

The natural world influenced human history. Visit restored buildings and preserved sites, and discover wildlife diversity. 3-4 miles, easy to...

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National Get Outdoors Day - Northern Colorado

Saturday, June 8, 2013 - 9:30am to 2:00pm Fort Collins, CO

National Get Outdoors Day encourages healthy, active, outdoor fun. This Get Outdoors Day event will offer a mix of information centers and active...

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Geology Walk at Sandstone Ranch

Saturday, June 8, 2013 - 10:00am to 12:00pm , CO

Join volunteer naturalists Dick Pratt and Roger Myers to learn about the geology of Sandstone Ranch and Boulder County. From a scenic overlook, we...

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Iron Springs Open Space Tour

Saturday, June 8, 2013 - 10:00am , CO

This tour will focus on the proposed re-alignment of Highway 9 through the Iron Springs Open Space property and the potential impacts to the...

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Walk and Weed Day at Phantom Canyon

Sunday, June 9, 2013 - 9:00am to 3:00pm Fort Collins, CO

What’s that song …”whistle while you work”? Well we think about “weed while you walk”! Weeds are the third biggest threat to native plant species...

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Trickster Tales

Sunday, June 9, 2013 - 10:00am to 12:00pm , CO

Coyotes live throughout most of North America and coyote tales are found in many cultures. Sometimes coyote has the power of creation, and...

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GPS Picnic

Sunday, June 9, 2013 - 10:00am to 1:00pm South Fork, CO

Come on out for a morning of adventure on the river at the Jansen Ranch in South Fork! This is a fantastic opportunity to meet and get to know...

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Wildflower Festival

Sunday, June 9, 2013 - 10:00am to 4:00pm Golden, CO

Celebrate the incredible diversity and importance of native wildflowers through fun activities for the whole family. Explore stations on...

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Adventures Outside: Day Camps along the River

Monday, June 10, 2013 - 7:00am to Friday, June 14, 2013 - 6:00pm Denver, CO

Looking for a way to get your kids outside and active this summer while you are at work? Don't want them to stop learning just because it...

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Creepy Crawlies

Monday, June 10, 2013 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm Littleton, CO

Come explore the ponds of Ken-Caryl Ranch! We will learn all about what critters live in and around the pond ecosystem and what they eat. We will...

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SPOT Outdoor Adventure Camp

Tuesday, June 11, 2013 - 9:00am to Thursday, June 13, 2013 - 5:00pm Longmont, CO

Are you a teen (12 -16 years) seeking some adventure for the summer? Leave your boredom behind and join us for some adventure as we explore the...

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Creepy Crawlies

Wednesday, June 12, 2013 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm Littleton, CO

Come explore the ponds of Ken-Caryl Ranch! We will learn all about what critters live in and around the pond ecosystem and what they eat. We will...

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Night Hike at Heil Valley Ranch

Wednesday, June 12, 2013 - 8:30pm to 10:30pm , CO

Join volunteer naturalists for an evening of exploring Heil Valley Ranch. We’ll hike just over one mile round-trip, on a moderate trail, enjoying...

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Weekly Bird Walks with Yampatika

Thursday, June 13, 2013 - 8:00am to 11:00am Steamboat Springs, CO

Participate in these morning birding strolls in and around Steamboat Springs. Are you new to birding, and interested in learning more or are you...

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Mad Creek Historic Hike

Friday, June 14, 2013 - 9:00am to 1:00pm Steamboat Springs, CO

Join Naturalist Karen Vail on this beautiful hike that allows participants to explore the history, geology, wildflowers and the beautiful Mad...

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Boulder County Sunset Hike at Carolyn Holmberg Preserve

Friday, June 14, 2013 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm , CO

Discover your Boulder County parks! This slow paced hikes cover an array of topics volunteer naturalists will interpret the park’s history,...

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Fossil and Dinosaur Discovery Hike

Saturday, June 15, 2013 - 9:00am to 3:00pm Steamboat Springs, CO

Before the Dinosaur roamed the surface of the Earth and before amphibians crawled out of the swamps, life was centered in and around the oceans;...

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Fire and Flowers Hike

Sunday, June 16, 2013 - 9:30am to 11:30am , CO

Join volunteer naturalists for a moderate one-mile hike to learn about the natural role of fire in ponderosa pine ecosystems and forest management...

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Adventures Outside: Day Camps along the River

Monday, June 17, 2013 - 7:00am to Friday, June 21, 2013 - 6:00pm Denver, CO

Looking for a way to get your kids outside and active this summer while you are at work? Don't want them to stop learning just because it...

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High Altitude Heritage Camp

Monday, June 17, 2013 - 8:00am to 12:00pm Breckenridge, CO

Join the Breckenridge Recreation Department as we journey through time to discover why people are drawn to this high alpine haven in the Colorado...

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Gone Fishing

Monday, June 17, 2013 - 9:00am to 12:00pm Littleton, CO

Try your luck at catching the big one. We will start our fishing experience by discovering different kinds of fish, why they are shaped they way...

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Aquatic Discoveries

Monday, June 17, 2013 - 1:00pm to Thursday, June 20, 2013 - 4:00pm Littleton, CO

Come explore the pond ecosystems of Ken-Caryl Ranch! We will learn all about what critters live in and around the pond and what they eat. We will...

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Boulder County Sunset Hike at Walker Ranch Open Space

Monday, June 17, 2013 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm , CO

Discover your Boulder County parks! This slow paced hikes cover an array of topics volunteer naturalists will interpret the park’s history,...

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High Altitude Heritage Camp

Tuesday, June 18, 2013 - 8:00am to 12:00pm Breckenridge, CO

Join the Breckenridge Recreation Department as we journey through time to discover why people are drawn to this high alpine haven in the Colorado...

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Gone Fishing

Wednesday, June 19, 2013 - 9:00am to 12:00pm Littleton, CO

Try your luck at catching the big one. We will start our fishing experience by discovering different kinds of fish, why they are shaped they way...

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High School Crew Leader Training at Echo Lake and Red Rocks!

Wednesday, June 19, 2013 - 4:00pm to Sunday, June 23, 2013 - 5:00pm Boulder, CO

Become a leader in your community, volunteer on restoration projects, meet new friends, eat free food, build your resume and spend time outside!...

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High Altitude Heritage Camp

Thursday, June 20, 2013 - 8:00am to 12:00pm Breckenridge, CO

Join the Breckenridge Recreation Department as we journey through time to discover why people are drawn to this high alpine haven in the Colorado...

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Weekly Bird Walks with Yampatika

Thursday, June 20, 2013 - 8:00am to 11:00am Steamboat Springs, CO

Participate in these morning birding strolls in and around Steamboat Springs. Are you new to birding, and interested in learning more or are you...

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I Spy Bones

Thursday, June 20, 2013 - 10:00am to 11:00am , CO

The bone detectives are on the prowl! Help volunteer naturalists search for evidence, including skulls, bones, and antlers of some of the animals...

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Yampatika at Fish Creek Falls

Thursday, June 20, 2013 - 10:00am to 12:00pm Steamboat Springs, CO

Join a Yampatika Naturalist to learn about the flora and fauna, the geology and history of this fascinating canyon. This program is sponsored by...

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High Altitude Heritage Camp

Friday, June 21, 2013 - 8:00am to 12:00pm Breckenridge, CO

Join the Breckenridge Recreation Department as we journey through time to discover why people are drawn to this high alpine haven in the Colorado...

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Yampatika at Fish Creek Falls

Friday, June 21, 2013 - 10:00am to 12:00pm Steamboat Springs, CO

Join a Yampatika Naturalist to learn about the flora and fauna, the geology and history of this fascinating canyon. This program is sponsored by...

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Nocturnal Wildlife Hike

Friday, June 21, 2013 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm Littleton, CO

Join us at the Audubon Nature Center to discover who is out and about at night and what activities these creatures are up to. Explore the trails...

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Celebrate Summer Hike at Mud Lake

Saturday, June 22, 2013 - 10:00am to 12:00pm , CO

Join volunteer naturalists to celebrate the coming of summer! On this easy 2-mile hike we will explore the natural history of the area including...

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Yampatika at Fish Creek Falls

Saturday, June 22, 2013 - 10:00am to 12:00pm Steamboat Springs, CO

Join a Yampatika Naturalist to learn about the flora and fauna, the geology and history of this fascinating canyon. This program is sponsored by...

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Adventures Outside: Day Camps along the River

Monday, June 24, 2013 - 7:00am to Friday, June 28, 2013 - 6:00pm Denver, CO

Looking for a way to get your kids outside and active this summer while you are at work? Don't want them to stop learning just because it...

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SPOT Outdoor Adventure Camp

Tuesday, June 25, 2013 - 9:00am to Thursday, June 27, 2013 - 11:00am Longmont, CO

Are you a teen (12 -16 years) seeking some adventure for the summer? Leave your boredom behind and join us for some adventure as we explore the...

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Boulder County Sunset Hike at Pella Crossing

Tuesday, June 25, 2013 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm , CO

Discover your Boulder County parks! This slow paced hikes cover an array of topics volunteer naturalists will interpret the park’s history,...

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Mineral Springs Tour

Wednesday, June 26, 2013 - 9:00am to 11:00am Steamboat Springs, CO

Enjoy a leisurely walk around the Steamboat Springs natural mineral springs, and discover the history behind them. Learn about the springs’...

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Summer Seniors Nature Hike at Mud Lake

Thursday, June 27, 2013 - 10:00am to 12:00pm , CO

Program begins at 10:00am and end no later than noon. Program will include information about the area’s history, geology, ecosystems, plants and...

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Yampatika at Fish Creek Falls

Thursday, June 27, 2013 - 10:00am to 12:00pm Steamboat Springs, CO

Join a Yampatika Naturalist to learn about the flora and fauna, the geology and history of this fascinating canyon. This program is sponsored by...

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Yampatika at Fish Creek Falls

Friday, June 28, 2013 - 10:00am to 12:00pm Steamboat Springs, CO

Join a Yampatika Naturalist to learn about the flora and fauna, the geology and history of this fascinating canyon. This program is sponsored by...

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Rabbit Ears Geology Hike

Saturday, June 29, 2013 - 9:00am to 1:00pm Steamboat Springs, CO

Explore the ‘ears’ on Rabbit Ears pass while learning about the geology of this unique area. Observe glacial erratics, and extrusive volcanic...

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Circle of Stones Hike: A Woman’s Journey to Herself

Saturday, June 29, 2013 - 9:30am to 12:00pm , CO

Volunteer naturalist Louise Alderson will lead a nature walk to experience inner wisdom and honor the feminine within us. This program, based on...

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Yampatika at Fish Creek Falls

Saturday, June 29, 2013 - 10:00am to 12:00pm Steamboat Springs, CO

Join a Yampatika Naturalist to learn about the flora and fauna, the geology and history of this fascinating canyon. This program is sponsored by...

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Discover The Insect Rainbow

Sunday, June 30, 2013 - 10:00am Boulder, CO

A ranger's job is to protect all wildlife, including the animals that are very hard to see, like a praying mantis. These small insects come...

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Adventures Outside: Day Camps along the River

Monday, July 1, 2013 - 7:00am to Friday, July 5, 2013 - 6:00pm Denver, CO

Looking for a way to get your kids outside and active this summer while you are at work? Don't want them to stop learning just because it...

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Hike with a Naturalist

Tuesday, July 2, 2013 - 10:30am to 1:00pm Steamboat Springs, CO

Ambassador sponsored hike on Mt. Werner. Want to learn more about our colorful forests of aspen, or about the critters that call the Steamboat...

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Nature Notes Club

Wednesday, July 3, 2013 - 8:30am to 11:30am , CO

Nature Notes Club meetings are held on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month, usually during the day. In this nature journaling group, you’ll get...

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Mineral Springs Tour

Wednesday, July 3, 2013 - 9:00am to 11:00am Steamboat Springs, CO

Enjoy a leisurely walk around the Steamboat Springs natural mineral springs, and discover the history behind them. Learn about the springs’...

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Boulder County Sunset Hike at Heil Valley Ranch

Wednesday, July 3, 2013 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm , CO

Discover your Boulder County parks! This slow paced hikes cover an array of topics volunteer naturalists will interpret the park’s history,...

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Yampatika at Fish Creek Falls

Thursday, July 4, 2013 - 10:00am to 12:00pm Steamboat Springs, CO

Join a Yampatika Naturalist to learn about the flora and fauna, the geology and history of this fascinating canyon. This program is sponsored by...

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Yampatika at Fish Creek Falls

Friday, July 5, 2013 - 10:00am to 12:00pm Steamboat Springs, CO

Join a Yampatika Naturalist to learn about the flora and fauna, the geology and history of this fascinating canyon. This program is sponsored by...

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Wildflowers of Caribou Ranch

Saturday, July 6, 2013 - 9:00am to 12:00pm , CO

Escape the summer heat and enjoy beautiful wildflowers! Volunteer naturalists will be available along the 4.2 miles (roundtrip) of easy-moderate...

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Yampatika at Fish Creek Falls

Saturday, July 6, 2013 - 10:00am to 12:00pm Steamboat Springs, CO

Join a Yampatika Naturalist to learn about the flora and fauna, the geology and history of this fascinating canyon. This program is sponsored by...

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Longs Peak Summit Attempt

Saturday, July 6, 2013 - 10:00am to Sunday, July 7, 2013 - 8:00pm Estes Park, CO

Let’s be honest: you’re not a bona fide Coloradoan until you’ve strapped on those hiking boots and tried to hike a 14er—hey, sometimes the truth...

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Adventures Outside: Day Camps along the River

Monday, July 8, 2013 - 7:00am to Friday, July 12, 2013 - 6:00pm Denver, CO

Looking for a way to get your kids outside and active this summer while you are at work? Don't want them to stop learning just because it...

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Gone Fishing

Monday, July 8, 2013 - 9:00am to 12:00pm Littleton, CO

Try your luck at catching the big one. We will start our fishing experience by discovering different kinds of fish, why they are shaped they way...

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Animal Adaptations

Monday, July 8, 2013 - 1:00pm to Thursday, July 11, 2013 - 4:00pm Littleton , CO

Why are fish colored the way they are? What helps animals survive in the hot summer months? We will learn all about different ways animals behave...

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SPOT Outdoor Adventure Camp

Tuesday, July 9, 2013 - 9:00am to Thursday, July 11, 2013 - 5:00pm Longmont, CO

Are you a teen (12 -16 years) seeking some adventure for the summer? Leave your boredom behind and join us for some adventure as we explore the...

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Hike with a Naturalist

Tuesday, July 9, 2013 - 10:30am to 1:00pm Steamboat Springs, CO

Ambassador sponsored hike on Mt. Werner. Want to learn more about our colorful forests of aspen, or about the critters that call the Steamboat...

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Night Hike at Walker Ranch

Tuesday, July 9, 2013 - 8:00pm to 10:00pm , CO

Join Boulder County volunteer naturalists for an evening of exploring Walker Ranch under cover of darkness. We’ll hike about two miles round-trip...

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Gone Fishing

Wednesday, July 10, 2013 - 9:00am to 12:00pm Littleton, CO

Try your luck at catching the big one. We will start our fishing experience by discovering different kinds of fish, why they are shaped they way...

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Mineral Springs Tour

Wednesday, July 10, 2013 - 9:00am to 11:00am Steamboat Springs, CO

Enjoy a leisurely walk around the Steamboat Springs natural mineral springs, and discover the history behind them. Learn about the springs’...

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Yampatika at Fish Creek Falls

Thursday, July 11, 2013 - 10:00am to 12:00pm Steamboat Springs, CO

Join a Yampatika Naturalist to learn about the flora and fauna, the geology and history of this fascinating canyon. This program is sponsored by...

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Boulder County Sunset Hike at Mud Lake Open Space

Thursday, July 11, 2013 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm , CO

Discover your Boulder County parks! This slow paced hikes cover an array of topics volunteer naturalists will interpret the park’s history,...

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Wildflower Walk Series

Friday, July 12, 2013 - 8:00am to 2:00pm Steamboat Springs, CO

Join Steamboat Springs native and Yampatika Naturalist, Karen Vail, as she guides you in search of the most abundant, and colorful wildflowers the...

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Yampatika at Fish Creek Falls

Friday, July 12, 2013 - 10:00am to 12:00pm Steamboat Springs, CO

Join a Yampatika Naturalist to learn about the flora and fauna, the geology and history of this fascinating canyon. This program is sponsored by...

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Pineries Open Space Preview Hike

Saturday, July 13, 2013 - 9:00am to 12:00pm Colorado Springs, CO

Join the Trails and Open Space Coalition, Palmer Land Trust and El Paso County Parks for a guided preview hike through the beautiful Pineries Open...

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Yampatika at Fish Creek Falls

Saturday, July 13, 2013 - 10:00am to 12:00pm Steamboat Springs, CO

Join a Yampatika Naturalist to learn about the flora and fauna, the geology and history of this fascinating canyon. This program is sponsored by...

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Adventures Outside: Day Camps along the River

Monday, July 15, 2013 - 7:00am to Friday, July 19, 2013 - 6:00pm Denver, CO

Looking for a way to get your kids outside and active this summer while you are at work? Don't want them to stop learning just because it...

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Wild Child Wilderness Camp

Monday, July 15, 2013 - 8:00am to 12:00pm Breckenridge, CO

Take a walk on the wild side with the Breckenridge Recreation Department, as we spend time hiking and exploring around the wild places of...

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Wild Child Adventures

Monday, July 15, 2013 - 9:00am to 3:00pm Fountain, CO

For students entering 6th – 8th grades. Fishing, survival skills, hiking and tracking, map and compass. An optional overnight campout with...

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Creepy Crawlies

Monday, July 15, 2013 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm Littleton, CO

Come explore the ponds of Ken-Caryl Ranch! We will learn all about what critters live in and around the pond ecosystem and what they eat. We will...

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Wild Child Wilderness Camp

Tuesday, July 16, 2013 - 8:00am to 12:00pm Breckenridge, CO

Take a walk on the wild side with the Breckenridge Recreation Department, as we spend time hiking and exploring around the wild places of...

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Wild Child Adventures

Tuesday, July 16, 2013 - 9:00am to 3:00pm Fountain, CO

For students entering 6th – 8th grades. Fishing, survival skills, hiking and tracking, map and compass. An optional overnight campout with...

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Hike with a Naturalist

Tuesday, July 16, 2013 - 10:30am to 1:00pm Steamboat Springs, CO

Ambassador sponsored hike on Mt. Werner. Want to learn more about our colorful forests of aspen, or about the critters that call the Steamboat...

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Nature Notes Club

Wednesday, July 17, 2013 - 8:30am to 11:30am , CO

Nature Notes Club meetings are held on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month, usually during the day. In this nature journaling group, you’ll get...

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Mineral Springs Tour

Wednesday, July 17, 2013 - 9:00am to 11:00am Steamboat Springs, CO

Enjoy a leisurely walk around the Steamboat Springs natural mineral springs, and discover the history behind them. Learn about the springs’...

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Wild Child Adventures

Wednesday, July 17, 2013 - 9:00am to 3:00pm Fountain, CO

For students entering 6th – 8th grades. Fishing, survival skills, hiking and tracking, map and compass. An optional overnight campout with...

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Creepy Crawlies

Wednesday, July 17, 2013 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm Littleton, CO

Come explore the ponds of Ken-Caryl Ranch! We will learn all about what critters live in and around the pond ecosystem and what they eat. We will...

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Wild Child Wilderness Camp

Thursday, July 18, 2013 - 8:00am to 12:00pm Breckenridge, CO

Take a walk on the wild side with the Breckenridge Recreation Department, as we spend time hiking and exploring around the wild places of...

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Wild Child Adventures

Thursday, July 18, 2013 - 9:00am to 3:00pm Fountain, CO

For students entering 6th – 8th grades. Fishing, survival skills, hiking and tracking, map and compass. An optional overnight campout with...

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Yampatika at Fish Creek Falls

Thursday, July 18, 2013 - 10:00am to 12:00pm Steamboat Springs, CO

Join a Yampatika Naturalist to learn about the flora and fauna, the geology and history of this fascinating canyon. This program is sponsored by...

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Wild Child Wilderness Camp

Friday, July 19, 2013 - 8:00am to 12:00pm Breckenridge, CO

Take a walk on the wild side with the Breckenridge Recreation Department, as we spend time hiking and exploring around the wild places of...

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Wild Child Adventures

Friday, July 19, 2013 - 9:00am to 3:00pm Fountain, CO

For students entering 6th – 8th grades. Fishing, survival skills, hiking and tracking, map and compass. An optional overnight campout with...

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Yampatika at Fish Creek Falls

Friday, July 19, 2013 - 10:00am to 12:00pm Steamboat Springs, CO

Join a Yampatika Naturalist to learn about the flora and fauna, the geology and history of this fascinating canyon. This program is sponsored by...

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Grin and Bear It Family Adventure Race

Friday, July 19, 2013 - 6:00pm to 8:30pm Lakewood, CO

This annual family adventure race involves teams of two completing a lake crossing, mountain bike course and a run. There are two categories:...

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Boulder County Sunset Hike at Bald Mountain Scenic Area

Friday, July 19, 2013 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm , CO

Discover your Boulder County parks! This slow paced hikes cover an array of topics volunteer naturalists will interpret the park’s history,...

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Nocturnal Wildlife Hike

Friday, July 19, 2013 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm Littleton, CO

Join us at the Audubon Nature Center to discover who is out and about at night and what activities these creatures are up to. Explore the trails...

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Yampatika at Fish Creek Falls

Saturday, July 20, 2013 - 10:00am to 12:00pm Steamboat Springs, CO

Join a Yampatika Naturalist to learn about the flora and fauna, the geology and history of this fascinating canyon. This program is sponsored by...

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Adventures Outside: Day Camps along the River

Monday, July 22, 2013 - 7:00am to Friday, July 26, 2013 - 6:00pm Denver, CO

Looking for a way to get your kids outside and active this summer while you are at work? Don't want them to stop learning just because it...

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Gone Fishing

Monday, July 22, 2013 - 9:00am to 12:00pm Littleton, CO

Try your luck at catching the big one. We will start our fishing experience by discovering different kinds of fish, why they are shaped they way...

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Wandering Naturalist

Monday, July 22, 2013 - 1:00pm to Thursday, July 25, 2013 - 4:00pm Littleton , CO

Wander into Ken-Caryl Ranch Open Space in search of wildlife, plants, and rock formations. Take a hike in search of lizards, snakes, and other...

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Boulder County Sunset Hike at Betasso Preserve

Monday, July 22, 2013 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm , CO

Discover your Boulder County parks! This slow paced hikes cover an array of topics volunteer naturalists will interpret the park’s history,...

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SPOT Outdoor Adventure Camp

Tuesday, July 23, 2013 - 9:00am to Thursday, July 25, 2013 - 5:00pm Longmont, CO

Are you a teen (12 -16 years) seeking some adventure for the summer? Leave your boredom behind and join us for some adventure as we explore the...

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Hike with a Naturalist

Tuesday, July 23, 2013 - 10:30am to 1:00pm Steamboat Springs, CO

Ambassador sponsored hike on Mt. Werner. Want to learn more about our colorful forests of aspen, or about the critters that call the Steamboat...

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Gone Fishing

Wednesday, July 24, 2013 - 9:00am to 12:00pm Littleton, CO

Try your luck at catching the big one. We will start our fishing experience by discovering different kinds of fish, why they are shaped they way...

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Mineral Springs Tour

Wednesday, July 24, 2013 - 9:00am to 11:00am Steamboat Springs, CO

Enjoy a leisurely walk around the Steamboat Springs natural mineral springs, and discover the history behind them. Learn about the springs’...

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Summer Seniors Nature Hike at Bald Mountain

Thursday, July 25, 2013 - 10:00am to 12:00pm , CO

Program begins at 10:00am and end no later than noon. Program will include information about the area’s history, geology, ecosystems, plants and...

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Yampatika at Fish Creek Falls

Thursday, July 25, 2013 - 10:00am to 12:00pm Steamboat Springs, CO

Join a Yampatika Naturalist to learn about the flora and fauna, the geology and history of this fascinating canyon. This program is sponsored by...

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Women's Leadership & Adventure Summit

Friday, July 26, 2013 (All day) to Sunday, July 28, 2013 (All day) Golden, CO

Ladies - join Peaks Foundation for a weekend of motivational speaking sessions and adventures. Choose from trekking, climbing, or stand up...

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Wildflower Walk Series

Friday, July 26, 2013 - 8:00am to 4:00pm Steamboat Springs, CO

Join Steamboat Springs native and Yampatika Naturalist, Karen Vail, as she guides you in search of the most abundant, and colorful wildflowers the...

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Yampatika at Fish Creek Falls

Friday, July 26, 2013 - 10:00am to 12:00pm Steamboat Springs, CO

Join a Yampatika Naturalist to learn about the flora and fauna, the geology and history of this fascinating canyon. This program is sponsored by...

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Messages in Stone at Devil's Backbone

Saturday, July 27, 2013 - 10:00am to 11:30am Loveland, CO

Take a short hike with Naturalist Ed through millions of years of geologic history visible in and near Devils Backbone Open Space. Learn key...

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Yampatika at Fish Creek Falls

Saturday, July 27, 2013 - 10:00am to 12:00pm Steamboat Springs, CO

Join a Yampatika Naturalist to learn about the flora and fauna, the geology and history of this fascinating canyon. This program is sponsored by...

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Adventure Film Night

Saturday, July 27, 2013 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm Golden, CO

Join Peaks Foundation and UpaDowna for an inspirational evening of speakers, film, & more!

Speakers:
LAURIE NORMANDEAU is on...

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Adventures Outside: Day Camps along the River

Monday, July 29, 2013 - 7:00am to Friday, August 2, 2013 - 6:00pm Denver, CO

Looking for a way to get your kids outside and active this summer while you are at work? Don't want them to stop learning just because it...

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Eco Explorers

Monday, July 29, 2013 - 9:00am to 3:00pm Fountain, CO

This camp features our favorite outdoor activities including fishing, bug hunting, pond critters, beaver dam building, and outdoor skills...

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Eco Explorers

Tuesday, July 30, 2013 - 9:00am to 3:00pm Fountain, CO

This camp features our favorite outdoor activities including fishing, bug hunting, pond critters, beaver dam building, and outdoor skills...

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Hike with a Naturalist

Tuesday, July 30, 2013 - 10:30am to 1:00pm Steamboat Springs, CO

Ambassador sponsored hike on Mt. Werner. Want to learn more about our colorful forests of aspen, or about the critters that call the Steamboat...

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Boulder County Sunset Hike at Caribou Ranch Open Space

Tuesday, July 30, 2013 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm , CO

Discover your Boulder County parks! This slow paced hikes cover an array of topics volunteer naturalists will interpret the park’s history,...

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Natural Areas Passport

Wednesday, July 31, 2013 - 8:00am to Friday, November 15, 2013 - 5:00pm Ft. Collins, CO

Natural Areas Passport
Now through November 15
Everyone is invited to celebrate 20 years of natural areas with the Passport to the...

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Nature Notes Club

Wednesday, July 31, 2013 - 8:30am to 3:00pm , CO

Nature Notes Club meetings are held on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month, usually during the day. In this nature journaling group, you’ll get...

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Mineral Springs Tour

Wednesday, July 31, 2013 - 9:00am to 11:00am Steamboat Springs, CO

Enjoy a leisurely walk around the Steamboat Springs natural mineral springs, and discover the history behind them. Learn about the springs’...

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Eco Explorers

Wednesday, July 31, 2013 - 9:00am to 3:00pm Fountain, CO

This camp features our favorite outdoor activities including fishing, bug hunting, pond critters, beaver dam building, and outdoor skills...

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Eco Explorers

Thursday, August 1, 2013 - 9:00am to 3:00pm Fountain, CO

This camp features our favorite outdoor activities including fishing, bug hunting, pond critters, beaver dam building, and outdoor skills...

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Yampatika at Fish Creek Falls

Thursday, August 1, 2013 - 10:00am to 12:00pm Steamboat Springs, CO

Join a Yampatika Naturalist to learn about the flora and fauna, the geology and history of this fascinating canyon. This program is sponsored by...

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Eco Explorers

Friday, August 2, 2013 - 9:00am to 3:00pm Fountain, CO

This camp features our favorite outdoor activities including fishing, bug hunting, pond critters, beaver dam building, and outdoor skills...

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Yampatika at Fish Creek Falls

Friday, August 2, 2013 - 10:00am to 12:00pm Steamboat Springs, CO

Join a Yampatika Naturalist to learn about the flora and fauna, the geology and history of this fascinating canyon. This program is sponsored by...

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Yampatika at Fish Creek Falls

Saturday, August 3, 2013 - 10:00am to 12:00pm Steamboat Springs, CO

Join a Yampatika Naturalist to learn about the flora and fauna, the geology and history of this fascinating canyon. This program is sponsored by...

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Butterflies and Other Flying Creatures

Sunday, August 4, 2013 - 9:00am to 11:30am , CO

Volunteer naturalist Jan Chu and others will lead 1.5-mile walk in search of mid-summer butterflies, birds, and other flying insects. See how...

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Adventures Outside: Day Camps along the River

Monday, August 5, 2013 - 7:00am to Friday, August 9, 2013 - 6:00pm Denver, CO

Looking for a way to get your kids outside and active this summer while you are at work? Don't want them to stop learning just because it...

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Gone Fishing

Monday, August 5, 2013 - 9:00am to 12:00pm Littleton, CO

Try your luck at catching the big one. We will start our fishing experience by discovering different kinds of fish, why they are shaped they way...

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Tracks!

Monday, August 5, 2013 - 9:00am to Thursday, August 8, 2013 - 12:00pm Littleton, CO

Children explore animal tracks and make and compare tracks of their own.

Class will meet Monday through Thursday, from 9am-12pm. The first...

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Wandering Naturalist

Monday, August 5, 2013 - 1:00pm to Thursday, August 8, 2013 - 4:00pm Littleton , CO

Wander into Ken-Caryl Ranch Open Space in search of wildlife, plants, and rock formations. Take a hike in search of lizards, snakes, and other...

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Hike with a Naturalist

Tuesday, August 6, 2013 - 10:30am to 1:00pm Steamboat Springs, CO

Ambassador sponsored hike on Mt. Werner. Want to learn more about our colorful forests of aspen, or about the critters that call the Steamboat...

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Gone Fishing

Wednesday, August 7, 2013 - 9:00am to 12:00pm Littleton, CO

Try your luck at catching the big one. We will start our fishing experience by discovering different kinds of fish, why they are shaped they way...

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Mineral Springs Tour

Wednesday, August 7, 2013 - 9:00am to 11:00am Steamboat Springs, CO

Enjoy a leisurely walk around the Steamboat Springs natural mineral springs, and discover the history behind them. Learn about the springs’...

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Boulder County Sunset Hike at Heil Valley Ranch

Wednesday, August 7, 2013 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm , CO

Discover your Boulder County parks! This slow paced hikes cover an array of topics volunteer naturalists will interpret the park’s history,...

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Yampatika at Fish Creek Falls

Thursday, August 8, 2013 - 10:00am to 12:00pm Steamboat Springs, CO

Join a Yampatika Naturalist to learn about the flora and fauna, the geology and history of this fascinating canyon. This program is sponsored by...

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Yampatika at Fish Creek Falls

Friday, August 9, 2013 - 10:00am to 12:00pm Steamboat Springs, CO

Join a Yampatika Naturalist to learn about the flora and fauna, the geology and history of this fascinating canyon. This program is sponsored by...

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The Wonder of Walden: A Write & Sketch Hike

Saturday, August 10, 2013 - 9:30am to 11:30am , CO

Engage the outdoors through nature journaling. Volunteer naturalist Ellen Orleans will introduce sketching and writing techniques and then we...

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Yampatika at Fish Creek Falls

Saturday, August 10, 2013 - 10:00am to 12:00pm Steamboat Springs, CO

Join a Yampatika Naturalist to learn about the flora and fauna, the geology and history of this fascinating canyon. This program is sponsored by...

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Medicinal Herb Walk

Saturday, August 10, 2013 - 10:00am to 1:00pm Steamboat Springs, CO

Accompany local herbalist, Mary O’Brien, on an easy-moderate hike in pursuit of native medicinal plants of the Yampa Valley. Learn how to...

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Leave No Trace Hike

Saturday, August 10, 2013 - 11:00am to 1:00pm , CO

Rangers are champion hikers and always leave things how we find them. That way others that come along the trail later can find it in the exact...

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Castlewood Canyon State Park - Porcupines at the Park

Saturday, August 10, 2013 - 11:00am to 12:30pm Franktown, CO

Join Wildlife Rehabilitator Linda Cope as she presents a program about porcupines and their habitat. Porcupines are a fascinating species that we...

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Big Horn Sheep Count

Sunday, August 11, 2013 - 8:00am to Tuesday, August 13, 2013 - 5:00pm Steamboat Springs, CO

Join CO Parks and Wildlife staff on their annual Big Horn Sheep count in the Mount Zirkel Wilderness. This is a physically challenging three day,...

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Adventures Outside: Day Camps along the River

Monday, August 12, 2013 - 7:00am to Friday, August 16, 2013 - 6:00pm Denver, CO

Looking for a way to get your kids outside and active this summer while you are at work? Don't want them to stop learning just because it...

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Tracks!

Monday, August 12, 2013 - 9:00am to Thursday, August 15, 2013 - 12:00pm Littleton, CO

Children explore animal tracks and make and compare tracks of their own.

Class will meet Monday through Thursday, from 9am-12pm. The first...

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Hike with a Naturalist

Tuesday, August 13, 2013 - 10:30am to 1:00pm Steamboat Springs, CO

Ambassador sponsored hike on Mt. Werner. Want to learn more about our colorful forests of aspen, or about the critters that call the Steamboat...

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Night Hike at Bald Mountain

Tuesday, August 13, 2013 - 8:30pm to 10:00pm , CO

Join Boulder County volunteer naturalists for an evening of exploring Bald Mountain under cover of darkness. We’ll hike about one mile roundtrip...

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Mineral Springs Tour

Wednesday, August 14, 2013 - 9:00am to 11:00am Steamboat Springs, CO

Enjoy a leisurely walk around the Steamboat Springs natural mineral springs, and discover the history behind them. Learn about the springs’...

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Yampatika at Fish Creek Falls

Thursday, August 15, 2013 - 10:00am to 12:00pm Steamboat Springs, CO

Join a Yampatika Naturalist to learn about the flora and fauna, the geology and history of this fascinating canyon. This program is sponsored by...

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Boulder County Sunset Hike at Walker Ranch Open Space

Thursday, August 15, 2013 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm , CO

Discover your Boulder County parks! This slow paced hikes cover an array of topics volunteer naturalists will interpret the park’s history,...

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Yampatika at Fish Creek Falls

Friday, August 16, 2013 - 10:00am to 12:00pm Steamboat Springs, CO

Join a Yampatika Naturalist to learn about the flora and fauna, the geology and history of this fascinating canyon. This program is sponsored by...

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Nocturnal Wildlife Hike

Friday, August 16, 2013 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm Littleton, CO

Join us at the Audubon Nature Center to discover who is out and about at night and what activities these creatures are up to. Explore the trails...

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Conifers of Caribou

Saturday, August 17, 2013 - 10:00am to 12:30pm , CO

Join volunteer naturalists for a moderate two-mile hike exploring the scenic montane forest of Caribou Ranch Open Space. You will learn to...

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Yampatika at Fish Creek Falls

Saturday, August 17, 2013 - 10:00am to 12:00pm Steamboat Springs, CO

Join a Yampatika Naturalist to learn about the flora and fauna, the geology and history of this fascinating canyon. This program is sponsored by...

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Adventures Outside: Day Camps along the River

Monday, August 19, 2013 - 7:00am to Friday, August 23, 2013 - 6:00pm Denver, CO

Looking for a way to get your kids outside and active this summer while you are at work? Don't want them to stop learning just because it...

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Hike with a Naturalist

Tuesday, August 20, 2013 - 10:30am to 1:00pm Steamboat Springs, CO

Ambassador sponsored hike on Mt. Werner. Want to learn more about our colorful forests of aspen, or about the critters that call the Steamboat...

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Nature Notes Club

Wednesday, August 21, 2013 - 8:30am to 11:30am , CO

Nature Notes Club meetings are held on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month, usually during the day. In this nature journaling group, you’ll get...

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Mineral Springs Tour

Wednesday, August 21, 2013 - 9:00am to 11:00am Steamboat Springs, CO

Enjoy a leisurely walk around the Steamboat Springs natural mineral springs, and discover the history behind them. Learn about the springs’...

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Yampatika at Fish Creek Falls

Thursday, August 22, 2013 - 10:00am to 12:00pm Steamboat Springs, CO

Join a Yampatika Naturalist to learn about the flora and fauna, the geology and history of this fascinating canyon. This program is sponsored by...

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Yampatika at Fish Creek Falls

Friday, August 23, 2013 - 10:00am to 12:00pm Steamboat Springs, CO

Join a Yampatika Naturalist to learn about the flora and fauna, the geology and history of this fascinating canyon. This program is sponsored by...

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Boulder County Sunset Hike at Bald Mountain

Friday, August 23, 2013 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm , CO

Discover your Boulder County parks! This slow paced hikes cover an array of topics volunteer naturalists will interpret the park’s history,...

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Wild Mushroom Foray w/ Bill Emerson

Saturday, August 24, 2013 - 8:00am to 3:00pm Steamboat Springs, CO

It’s mushroom time! Head out into the field with local fungi expert, Bill Emerson, to identify and collect local delicacies. Meet at the US...

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Living in Lion and Bear Country

Saturday, August 24, 2013 - 9:00am to 11:00am , CO

Join Boulder County volunteer naturalists for a moderate 1.5-mile hike and learn about the ecology and behavior of our local mountain lions and...

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Yampatika at Fish Creek Falls

Saturday, August 24, 2013 - 10:00am to 12:00pm Steamboat Springs, CO

Join a Yampatika Naturalist to learn about the flora and fauna, the geology and history of this fascinating canyon. This program is sponsored by...

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Hike with a Naturalist

Tuesday, August 27, 2013 - 10:30am to 1:00pm Steamboat Springs, CO

Ambassador sponsored hike on Mt. Werner. Want to learn more about our colorful forests of aspen, or about the critters that call the Steamboat...

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Mineral Springs Tour

Wednesday, August 28, 2013 - 9:00am to 11:00am Steamboat Springs, CO

Enjoy a leisurely walk around the Steamboat Springs natural mineral springs, and discover the history behind them. Learn about the springs’...

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2013 Summer Seniors Nature Hike at Caribou Ranch

Thursday, August 29, 2013 - 10:00am to 12:00pm , CO

Program begins at 10:00am and end no later than noon. Program will include information about the area’s history, geology, ecosystems, plants and...

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Yampatika at Fish Creek Falls

Thursday, August 29, 2013 - 10:00am to 12:00pm Steamboat Springs, CO

Join a Yampatika Naturalist to learn about the flora and fauna, the geology and history of this fascinating canyon. This program is sponsored by...

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Yampatika at Fish Creek Falls

Friday, August 30, 2013 - 10:00am to 12:00pm Steamboat Springs, CO

Join a Yampatika Naturalist to learn about the flora and fauna, the geology and history of this fascinating canyon. This program is sponsored by...

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Castlewood Canyon - West Canyon Crawl

Saturday, August 31, 2013 - 9:00am to 12:00pm Franktown, CO

Join Park Interpreter Warren Coker for a day in the creek. Be prepared to get muddy and wet as we follow Cherry Creek off-trail. As we hop rocks...

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Messages in Stone at Devil's Backbone

Saturday, August 31, 2013 - 10:00am to 11:30am Loveland, CO

Take a short hike with Naturalist Ed through millions of years of geologic history visible in and near Devils Backbone Open Space. Learn key...

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Yampatika at Fish Creek Falls

Saturday, August 31, 2013 - 10:00am to 12:00pm Steamboat Springs, CO

Join a Yampatika Naturalist to learn about the flora and fauna, the geology and history of this fascinating canyon. This program is sponsored by...

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Nature Notes Club

Wednesday, September 4, 2013 - 8:30am to 11:30am , CO

Nature Notes Club meetings are held on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month, usually during the day. In this nature journaling group, you’ll get...

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Windy Ridge Archeological Hike

Saturday, September 14, 2013 - 8:00am to 3:00pm Steamboat Springs, CO

At least 8,000 years ago, Native Americans “mined” valuable quartzite from Windy Ridge on Rabbit Ears Pass. Join a US Forest Service Archaeologist...

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Bears in Our Backyard

Sunday, September 15, 2013 - 10:00am to 12:00pm , CO

As summer winds down, black bears gorge on berries and other food preparing for their long winter sleep. How much do bears need to eat before...

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Nature Notes Club

Wednesday, September 18, 2013 - 8:30am to 11:30am , CO

Nature Notes Club meetings are held on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month, usually during the day. In this nature journaling group, you’ll get...

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I Spy Critter Clues

Wednesday, September 18, 2013 - 10:00am to 11:00am , CO

The nature detectives are on the prowl! Help volunteer naturalists search for evidence of who lives in the woods. We’ll look for tracks, scat,...

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Night Hike

Wednesday, September 18, 2013 - 7:30pm to 8:30pm Highlands Ranch, CO

Don't be afraid of the dark. Learn about the nocturnal critters that call Highlands Ranch home. Take a stroll to look and listen for animal...

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Birding Tour of Three Bells Conservation Easement

Friday, September 20, 2013 - 7:00am to 9:00am Windsor, CO

Join Naturalist Carl for a special tour of the Three Bells Conservation easement, a private property just north of River Bluffs Open Space. This...

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Beaver Moon Night Hike

Friday, September 20, 2013 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm Fountain, CO

Nature’s big-toothed engineer is the featured creature of this evening program for all ages. We’ll discover their amazing adaptations, meet Bucky...

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Nocturnal Wildlife Hike

Friday, September 20, 2013 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm Littleton, CO

Join us at the Audubon Nature Center to discover who is out and about at night and what activities these creatures are up to. Explore the trails...

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Grassland to Glacier Hike

Saturday, September 21, 2013 - 10:00am to Sunday, September 22, 2013 - 12:00pm , CO

Boulder County is a dramatic landscape, supporting a diversity of biological life zones. These life zones have no precise boundaries and blend...

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Take it Outside with Your Commissioner

Friday, September 27, 2013 - 9:00am to 11:00am Loveland, CO

Hike at Devil’s Backbone Open Space with Commissioner Tom Donnelly and Open Lands Program Manager Kerri Rollins. This informal opportunity to...

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Quaking Aspen Hike

Sunday, September 29, 2013 - 10:00am to 12:00pm , CO

Learn more about the aspen, the most widely distributed tree in North America. We’ll hike about two miles round-trip at 8,500 feet through conifer...

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Nature Notes Club

Wednesday, October 2, 2013 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm , CO

Nature Notes Club meetings are held on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month, usually during the day. In this nature journaling group, you’ll get...

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Kids Night Out

Friday, October 4, 2013 - 5:00pm to 9:00pm Colorado Springs, CO

Friday, October 4, 5:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Parents, take the night off! Send your children ages 6-10 to the nature center and they will experience...

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Soapstone Surprise

Saturday, October 5, 2013 - 9:00am to 10:30am Wellington, CT

Soapstone Surprise
Saturday, October 5, 9-10:30 a.m., Soapstone Prairie Natural Area
Meet at the north parking lot.
Discover the...

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I Sit Listening to the Wind: A Woman’s Encounter with Herself and Nature

Saturday, October 5, 2013 - 9:30am to 12:00pm , CO

Join volunteer naturalist Louise Alderson for a contemplative walk in nature. Using passages from the book I Sit Listening to the Wind, by Judith...

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Hard Rock Mining Tour

Saturday, October 5, 2013 - 10:30am to 1:30pm , CO

Tap into the towns, tools and characters of local hard rock mining heritage by visiting mining sites of years gone by. A more precise tour agenda...

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Castlewood Canyon State Park - A Hike in the Park

Sunday, October 6, 2013 - 10:00am to 1:30pm Franktown, CO

A Hike in the Park
Sunday, October 6th, 10:00am-1:30pm
Join Volunteer Naturalist Eddie Yenkinson for a 7-mile hike throughout the park...

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Bobcat Ridge Basics

Monday, October 7, 2013 - 9:00am to 1:00pm Loveland, CO

Bobcat Ridge Basics
Monday, October 7, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Bobcat Ridge Natural Area
Meet at parking lot.
Discover how the natural...

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Castlewood Canyon State Park - Story of the Rocks

Wednesday, October 9, 2013 - 10:00am to 12:00pm Franktown, CO

Story of the Rocks
Wednesday, October 9th, 10:00am-12:00pm
Join Volunteer Naturalist Peter Laux for a 1-mile walk along Lake Gulch...

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Geology and Landforms of Hall Ranch

Saturday, October 12, 2013 - 9:00am to 1:00pm , CO

Join geologist and volunteer naturalist Roger Myers and others to explore the geology and landscape of Hall Ranch. This moderately strenuous 4-...

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Castlewood Canyon State Park - East Canyon Adventure Hike

Saturday, October 12, 2013 - 9:00am to 12:00pm Franktown, CO

East Canyon Adventure Hike
Saturday, October 12th, 9:00am-12:00pm
Join Park Interpreter Warren Coker for a scenic hike along the East...

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Hike to Homestead

Sunday, October 13, 2013 - 9:00am to 2:00pm Wellington, CT

Hike to a Homestead
Sunday, October 13, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Soapstone Prairie Natural Area
Meet at south parking lot.
Learn about the...

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Nature Notes Club

Wednesday, October 16, 2013 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm , CO

Nature Notes Club meetings are held on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month, usually during the day. In this nature journaling group, you’ll get...

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Nocturnal Wildlife Hike

Friday, October 18, 2013 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm Littleton, CO

Join us at the Audubon Nature Center to discover who is out and about at night and what activities these creatures are up to. Explore the trails...

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Three Years after the Fourmile Canyon Fire

Saturday, October 19, 2013 - 10:00am to 12:00pm , CO

Join volunteer naturalists for a moderate one-mile hike to learn about the natural role of fire in ponderosa pine ecosystems, and forest...

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Project Noah Hike

Saturday, October 19, 2013 - 10:00am to 12:00pm Loveland, CO

Buff up on your nature knowledge with this hike focused on Project Noah, a smart phone app that lets you be the scientist! Don’t have a smart...

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Castlewood Canyon State Park - Panoramic Rim Rock Hike

Saturday, October 19, 2013 - 10:00am to 2:00pm Franktown, CO

Panoramic Rim Rock Hike
Saturday, October 19th, 10:00am-2:00pm
Join Volunteer Naturalist Ron Claussen for a hike on the Rim Rock Trail...

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Bear Creek Lake Park Haunted Trail Adventure

Saturday, October 19, 2013 - 4:30pm to 7:30pm Lakewood, CO

Experience Bear Creek Lake Park with all its ghostly magic in an evening of ghostly trails and tales. Walk along the Owl Trail and discover...

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Castlewood Canyon State Park - West Canyon Crawl

Saturday, October 26, 2013 - 9:00am to 12:00pm Franktown, CO

West Canyon Crawl
Saturday, October 26th, 9:00am-12:00pm
Join Park Interpreter Warren Coker for a day in the creek. Be prepared to...

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Map and Compass Orientation

Saturday, October 26, 2013 - 9:00am to 1:00pm Fort Collins, CO

Ever wondered how exactly a map and compass can keep you from getting lost? Learn how to navigate, triangulate, and more at Red Mountain Open...

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Clever Corvids

Saturday, October 26, 2013 - 10:00am to 12:00pm , CO

Ravens, crows, jays and magpies are intelligent and gregarious birds found throughout Boulder County. Join volunteer naturalists for an easy 2-...

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CSI: Critter Scene Investigations

Saturday, October 26, 2013 - 10:00am to 12:00pm Fort Collins, CO

Become a wildlife detective with Naturalist Ryan as you hunt for clues and signs of animal activity at Horsetooth Mountain Open Space. Learn the...

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Jack-O-Lantern Trail Walk

Saturday, October 26, 2013 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm Fountain, CO

Return for the evening night walk to see the lighted Jack-O-Lantern trail, watch a Creepy Critters slide show, meet a live Tarantula and receive a...

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Story in the Rocks Hike – Our Changing Landscape

Saturday, November 2, 2013 - 10:00am to 12:00pm , CO

Join volunteer naturalists for a 1.3-mile moderate hike along the Lichen Loop Trail to learn how this scenic landscape has changed over time....

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Nature Notes Club

Wednesday, November 6, 2013 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm , CO

Nature Notes Club meetings are held on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month, usually during the day. In this nature journaling group, you’ll get...

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Wildlife and Winter Hike

Saturday, November 9, 2013 - 10:00am to 12:00pm , CO

Join volunteer naturalists for a hike to learn about the many ways animals prepare for and survive winter. We’ll talk about wintering strategies...

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Nocturnal Wildlife Hike

Friday, November 15, 2013 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm Littleton, CO

Join us at the Audubon Nature Center to discover who is out and about at night and what activities these creatures are up to. Explore the trails...

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Castlewood Canyon State Park - Story of the Rocks

Saturday, November 16, 2013 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm Franktown, CO

Story of the Rocks
Saturday, November 16th, 1:00pm-3:00pm
Join Volunteer Naturalist Peter Laux for a 1-mile walk along Lake Gulch...

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Nature Notes Club

Wednesday, November 20, 2013 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm , CO

Nature Notes Club meetings are held on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month, usually during the day. In this nature journaling group, you’ll get...

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Thanksgiving Wetland Wildlife Walk

Saturday, November 30, 2013 - 9:30am to 11:30am Fountain, CO

Join a naturalist for a leisurely walk to observe wildlife and to reflect upon and share the treasures of nature. ($3.00/member. $4.00/nonmember,...

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Nature Notes Club

Wednesday, December 4, 2013 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm , CO

Nature Notes Club meetings are held on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month, usually during the day. In this nature journaling group, you’ll get...

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Dazzling December Night Skies

Friday, December 6, 2013 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm Pine, CO

December skies are loaded with brilliant stars & deep space objects. Join astronomy team members for an enagaging tour of the night sky...

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Frosty Owl Hike

Friday, December 13, 2013 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm Indian Hills, CO

Join this chilly, potentially snowy, night hike in search of resident owls. Find out about the fascinating, secret lives of these mysterious...

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Jeffco Open Space Nature Journal Club Field Trip: Using Colored Pencils in Your Journal

Saturday, December 14, 2013 - 10:00am to 2:00pm Golden, CO

Want to deepen your love of the natural world, notice nature’s tiniest details and spend time surrounded by the beauty of the outdoors? Then start...

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Snow Full Moon Hike

Tuesday, December 17, 2013 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm Lakewood, CO

The darkness of night provides a unique backdrop for a hiking adventure. So leave those flashlights at home and hone your night vision as a park...

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Nocturnal Wildlife Hike

Friday, December 20, 2013 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm Littleton, CO

Join us at the Audubon Nature Center to discover who is out and about at night and what activities these creatures are up to. Explore the trails...

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Castlewood Canyon State Park - Winter at the Lucas Homestead

Saturday, December 21, 2013 - 10:00am to 12:00pm Franktown, CO

Winter at the Lucas Homestead
Thursday, December 21st, 10:00am-12:00pm
Join Volunteer Naturalist Ron Claussen for a look at what the...

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Winter Stories

Sunday, December 22, 2013 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm Golden, CO

Take a walk through wintry ponderosa pine woods, then deepen your sense of place by listening to a story.

Ages 6 yrs - adults.

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1st Hike 2014

Wednesday, January 1, 2014 - 11:00am to 1:00pm Pueblo, CO

1st HIke of the new year!!

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Signs Left Behind

Saturday, January 11, 2014 - 9:00am to 10:00am Highlands Ranch, CO

All ages/families. Many animals are still active during the winter. Take an easy stroll around Fly'n B Park to look for tracks, scat and...

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Evening snowshoe Hike

Saturday, January 11, 2014 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm Lakewood, CO

Join the park naturalist for an evening snowshoe hike! We will hike a trail in Bear Creek Lake Park and then end at the visitor center...

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Moon After Yule Full Moon Hike

Wednesday, January 15, 2014 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm Lakewood, CO

The darkness of night provides a unique backdrop for a hiking adventure. So leave those flashlights at home and hone your night vision as a park...

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CSI: Critter Scene Investigations

Saturday, January 18, 2014 - 10:00am to 12:00pm Fort Collins, CO

Become a wildlife detective with Naturalist Ryan as you hunt for clues and signs of animal activity at Horsetooth Mountain Open Space. Learn the...

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The Nature of Snow

Saturday, January 18, 2014 - 10:00am to 12:00pm Nederland, CO

Snow is an amazing substance! It changes form, it’s sculpted by the wind into beautiful shapes, it insulates, it fractures into deadly avalanches...

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Mountain Hikes

Tuesday, January 21, 2014 - 9:45am Englewood, CO

Enjoy Colorado as she blooms into Spring! Register with activity number, 22160111 for the hike to Red Rocks Canyon, 2.8 mi, near Colorado...

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Hike for Seniors

Thursday, January 30, 2014 - 10:00am to 12:00pm Longmont, CO

The last Thursday of every month, Boulder County Parks and Open Space hosts a nature hike for seniors at a county park. Programs include...

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Prairie Winter Hike

Saturday, February 1, 2014 - 1:00am to 3:00am Louisville, CO

Learn how grassland and wetland wildlife respond and adapt to winter on the prairie along the Colorado Front Range.
Volunteer naturalists...

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February Star Party

Saturday, February 1, 2014 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm Lakewood, CO

Did you know that the winter sky looks different form the summer sky? Join Bear Creek Lake Park and the astronomy team from Lookout Mountain...

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Wildlife in Winter Hike

Sunday, February 9, 2014 - 10:00am to 1:00pm Nederland, CO

Join volunteer naturalists for a hike to learn about the ways that wildlife survives winter in the Rocky Mountains. We’ll talk about hibernation,...

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Snow Full Moon Hike

Friday, February 14, 2014 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm Lakewood, CO

The darkness of night provides a unique backdrop for a hiking adventure. So leave those flashlights at home and hone your night vision as a park...

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Full Moon Hike

Friday, February 14, 2014 - 5:45pm to 6:45pm Highlands Ranch, CO

All ages/families. Stroll by the light of the moon and learn about the nocturnal critters that call Highlands Ranch home. Take a hike to look and...

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Great Backyard Bird Count

Saturday, February 15, 2014 - 9:00am to 2:00pm Littleton, CO

Counting birds is as easy as 1, 2, 3! Come learn how to identify birds, use binoculars and turn your backyard into a bird sanctuary. Find out what...

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The Crusty Rocks of Rabbit Mountain

Saturday, February 15, 2014 - 9:30am to 12:00pm Longmont, CO

Join volunteer naturalists Megan Bowes, Roger Myers, and Linda Boley for a moderate 2-mile hike to discover the geology and lichens of Rabbit...

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Flooding and the Next Steps to Rebuilding River Resiliency

Tuesday, February 18, 2014 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm Fort Collins, CO

In this presentation, Jeff Crane of Crane and Associates, Katie Jagt of Walsh Environmental, Chris Lochra of the City of Fort Collins and John...

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Trickster Tales

Sunday, February 23, 2014 - 10:00am to 12:00pm Louisville, CO

Coyotes live throughout most of North America and coyote tales are found in many native cultures. Sometimes coyote has the power of creation,...

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Hike for Seniors

Thursday, February 27, 2014 - 10:00am to 12:00pm Louisville, CO

Boulder County Parks and Open Space hosts a nature hike for seniors every month. Programs include information about an area's history,...

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Junior Ranger Adventures

Saturday, March 1, 2014 - 11:00am to 1:00pm Nederland, CO

Calling all Junior Rangers! The Boulder County Parks and Open Space Rangers discovered evidence that Bigfoot is living at Mud Lake! Bigfoot has no...

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Walk the Wetlands

Sunday, March 2, 2014 - 9:00am to 12:00pm Littleton, CO

Walk along the South Platte River exploring ponds and habitats for resident and migrant birds as the season dictates. We always have a surprise!...

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Volunteer Open House

Thursday, March 6, 2014 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm Lakewood, CO

Lakewood Regional Parks is now recruiting volunteers for the following:
-Volunteer Naturalists
-Mountain Bike Patrol
-Trail Crew...

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Jon Kedrowski Presents: Mountaineering Pakistan

Thursday, March 13, 2014 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm Golden, CO

The Colorado Mountain Club is thrilled to be hosting a speaker night with Jon Kedrowski—a Colorado native, author, speaker, ski-mountaineer, and...

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Great School Escape! Nature Filming

Friday, March 14, 2014 - 8:30am to 3:30pm Fort Collins, CO

March 14 – Nature Mockumentary

Great School Escapes are full-day programs for K-5th graders and are held on Poudre School District teacher...

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Full Moon Walk: Hunger Moon

Sunday, March 16, 2014 - 7:30am to 9:00pm Aurora, CO

Are you craving warm spring days? You’re not the first. Imagine spending the winter tucked inside the darkness of your soddie with the wind...

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Shamrock Full Moon Hike

Sunday, March 16, 2014 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm Lakewood, CO

The darkness of night provides a unique backdrop for a hiking adventure. So leave those flashlights at home and hone your night vision as a park...

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12th Annual MountainFest

Friday, March 21, 2014 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm Golden, CO

Come spend your Friday night at this year’s Colorado Mountain Club Open House, 12th Annual Mountain Fest!

Mountain Fest is the perfect way...

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Spring Has Sprung!

Saturday, March 22, 2014 - 10:00am to 12:00pm Lyons, CO

What’s blooming? Who’s singing? Who’s having babies? Join volunteer naturalists on a leisurely 2-mile hike and celebrate the beginning of spring...

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Winter Wildlife Walk

Saturday, March 22, 2014 - 9:00pm to 11:00pm Superior , CO

Winter Wildlife Walk: What kind of tracks are those? Was that a fox or a coyote? Are there skunks in this area? Walk the trails with local...

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Fishing At Main Reservoir

Saturday, March 29, 2014 - 9:00am to 11:00am , CO

Join a park naturalist at Main Reservoir and learn how to catch the big one! We will learn about fishing ethics, habitat and techniques. Then,...

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Spring Awakening -- Bears in our Backyard

Saturday, March 29, 2014 - 10:00am to 11:30pm Boulder, CO

Black bears are part of our landscape. In spring, as daylight hours grow and temperatures warm, bears and their cubs emerge from winter dens....

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Twig Out! Twigs and Buds of Devil's Backbone Open Space

Saturday, March 29, 2014 - 10:00am to 12:00pm , CO

Join us for this guided hike from ecologist and naturalist Paul Alaback to learn how to identify trees and shrubs in the winter, when leaves and...

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Spring Break Wildlife Birthday Party

Wednesday, April 2, 2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm Ft. Collins, CO

Spring Break Wildlife Birthday Party
Wednesday, April 2, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Bobcat Ridge Natural Area.
Help wildlife celebrate the 150th...

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Nature Notes Club

Wednesday, April 2, 2014 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm , CO

Nature Notes Club meetings are held on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month, usually during the day. In this nature journaling group, you’ll get...

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Walk the Wetlands

Sunday, April 6, 2014 - 8:00am to 11:00am Littleton, CO

Walk along the South Platte River exploring ponds and habitats for resident and migrant birds as the season dictates. We always have a surprise!...

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Walk for Wildlife 2014

Sunday, April 6, 2014 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm Fountain, CO

Take a fun 3.5 walk or run on park trails and enjoy the water, the trees, the wildlife. Support rescued wildlife in rehab with donation for walk....

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Great School Escape!: Field Guide, Field Days: Exploring and Recording

Friday, April 11, 2014 - 8:30am to 3:30pm Fort Collins, CO

Great School Escapes are full-day programs for K-5th graders and are held on Poudre School District teacher in-service and parent-teacher...

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Volunteer as an Invasive Plant Monitor

Friday, April 11, 2014 - 8:45am Longmont, CO

Invasive Plant Monitors are needed to visit some of Boulder County’s most scenic properties while collecting ongoing scientific data in the field...

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Rattlesnake Hike

Saturday, April 12, 2014 - 10:00am to 12:30pm Longmont, CO

Enjoy a moderate 2-mile spring hike at Rabbit Mountain and learn about this fascinating reptile, which can be found in the plains and foothills of...

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Forest and Fire Ecology Hike

Sunday, April 13, 2014 - 10:00am to 12:00pm Boulder, CO

Join volunteer naturalists for an easy one-mile hike to learn about the natural role of fire in ponderosa pine ecosystems, and some of the forest...

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Frog Return Full Moon Hike

Tuesday, April 15, 2014 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm Lakewood, CO

The darkness of night provides a unique backdrop for a hiking adventure. So leave those flashlights at home and hone your night vision as a park...

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Nature Notes Club

Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm , CO

Nature Notes Club meetings are held on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month, usually during the day. In this nature journaling group, you’ll get...

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Mountain Hikes

Tuesday, April 22, 2014 (All day) Englewood, CO

Enjoy Colorado as she blooms into spring with one of our many levels of hiking adventures. All hike levels depends on how far you want to hike....

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Bone up on your Backbone

Tuesday, April 22, 2014 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm , CO

Join naturalists Caroline and Jay for a nature hike designed to expose the secret world of Devil’s Backbone Open Space. They’ll give you insight...

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Celebrate Lakewood Regional Parks

Tuesday, April 22, 2014 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm Lakewood, CO

Did you know that Lakewood has over 5,000 acres of open space parks? This Earth Day, we will be celebrating Lakewood Regional Parks and the open...

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Introduction to Geocaching

Thursday, April 24, 2014 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm Highlands Ranch, CO

Thursday, April 24, 5 - 7 p.m.
Love to geocache? There's an app for that. If you are a long time explorer or this is something you have...

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Reading The Landscape: Wildlife Tracking and Animal Signs

Saturday, April 26, 2014 - 9:00am to 1:00pm Aurora, CO

Footprints, chew marks, scat, bits of fur or feathers… learn to recognize and read these clues to unravel the stories left behind by wildlife....

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Hike the Sanctuary Golf Course

Saturday, April 26, 2014 - 9:00am to 12:30pm , CO

An exclusive opportunity to hike the Sanctuary Golf Course brought to you by The Wildlife Experience.

Many folks have heard about this...

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Interested in Bees? Become a volunteer Pollinator Monitor

Monday, April 28, 2014 - 8:30am Longmont, CO

Visit beautiful Boulder County Parks and Open Space properties and help determine the types of native pollinators that are present. This...

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Interested in Bees? Become a volunteer Pollinator Monitor

Monday, April 28, 2014 - 8:30am Longmont, CO

Visit beautiful Boulder County Parks and Open Space properties and help determine the types of native pollinators that are present. This...

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Mountain Hikes

Wednesday, April 30, 2014 (All day) Englewood, CO

Enjoy Colorado as she blooms into spring with one of our many levels of hiking adventures. All hike levels depends on how far you want to hike....

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Foothills Geology

Saturday, May 3, 2014 - 9:00am to 1:00pm Ft. Collins, CT

Foothills Geology
Saturday, May 3, 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m., Coyote Ridge Natural Area
Meet at the parking lot on Taft Hill Road.
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Outdoor Mentors Festival

Saturday, May 3, 2014 - 9:00am to 1:00pm Littleton, CO

Hosted by The Outdoor Mentors Coalition and Chatfield State Park

May 3, 2014 9 am to 1 pm

THE OUTDOOR MENTORS COALITION WANTS TO...

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Walk the Wetlands

Sunday, May 4, 2014 - 8:00am to 11:00am Littleton, CO

Walk along the South Platte River exploring ponds and habitats for resident and migrant birds as the season dictates. We always have a surprise!...

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Seasoned Hikers

Monday, May 5, 2014 - 7:30am to 4:30pm Westminster, CO

Hike to beautiful locations in the back country. Hikes are approximately 3-7 miles round trip. Required gear:
hiking boots, day pack, water...

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Mountain Hikes

Tuesday, May 6, 2014 (All day) Englewood, CO

Enjoy Colorado as she blooms into spring with one of our many levels of hiking adventures. All hike levels depends on how far you want to hike....

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Andrew Skurka: Lightweight Hiking Skills Clinic

Wednesday, May 7, 2014 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm Golden, CO

The Colorado Mountain Club is thrilled to be hosting speaker night with Andrew Skurka where he will discuss the gear, supplies and skills...

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Campfire Friday Nights: “Creatures of the Night”

Friday, May 9, 2014 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm Loveland, CO

Families, children and individuals of all ages are invited to join a Colorado Parks & Wildlife Naturalist for a campfire talk and activity...

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Ridgway Scenic Trail Construction

Saturday, May 10, 2014 - 8:00am to Sunday, May 11, 2014 - 4:00pm Ridgway, CO

Get outdoors and give back with Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado! Join VOC as we work to expand access for mountain bikers, hikers, and equestrian...

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Begining Bird Walk

Saturday, May 10, 2014 - 9:00am to 11:00am Superior , CO

Bird watching in Colorado is always a treat! The Superior area is a main migratory pathway for a huge variety of bird species. The area is also a...

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JR Ranger Program: “All about Birds”

Saturday, May 10, 2014 - 9:00am to 11:00am Loveland, CO

Get your kids out in nature with this naturalist-guided program for ages 6-15. We will learn about bird anatomy and bird watching techniques....

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Mother's Day Bird Banding Breakfast

Saturday, May 10, 2014 - 9:00am to 11:00am , CO

Treat your mother to a one-of-a-kind experience. After a light continental breakfast, enjoy a leisurely spring hike and a visit to our popular...

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Dinosaur Discovery Day Earth and Sky

Saturday, May 10, 2014 - 10:00am to 3:00pm Morrison, CO

Dinosaur Discovery Day- Earth & Sky

Come join the Friends of Dinosaur Ridge on Saturday, May 10th, 10am-3pm for a day of geology...

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Family Night Walk

Saturday, May 10, 2014 - 7:30pm to 9:30pm Ft. Collins, CO

Family Night Walk
Saturday, May 10, 7:30-9:30 p.m., SE side of Fort Collins
Explore a natural area after dark. Discover how animals...

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Mother's Day Bird Banding Breakfast

Sunday, May 11, 2014 - 9:00am to 11:00am , CO

Treat your mother to a one-of-a-kind experience. After a light continental breakfast, enjoy a leisurely spring hike and a visit to our popular...

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Mother's Day Wildflower Hike

Sunday, May 11, 2014 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm Highlands Ranch, CO

Ages 10 and up
Flowers for mom after brunch! Join a Native Plant Master and a Metro District Park Ranger on a hike to Highlands Point. Take...

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Seasoned Hikers

Monday, May 12, 2014 - 7:30am to 4:30pm Westminster, CO

Hike to beautiful locations in the back country. Hikes are approximately 3-7 miles round trip. Required gear:
hiking boots, day pack, water...

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Mountain Hikes

Wednesday, May 14, 2014 (All day) Englewood, CO

Enjoy Colorado as she blooms into spring with one of our many levels of hiking adventures. All hike levels depends on how far you want to hike....

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Flower Full Moon Hike

Wednesday, May 14, 2014 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm Lakewood, CO

The darkness of night provides a unique backdrop for a hiking adventure. So leave those flashlights at home and hone your night vision as a park...

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Map and Compass Treasure Hunt

Thursday, May 15, 2014 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm Highlands Ranch, CO

The ability to use a map and compass are a must when hiking outdoors. Even in this high-tech GPS era, nothing replaces the value of how these...

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Wildflower Hike

Saturday, May 17, 2014 - 10:00am to 12:00pm Lakewood, CO

Join the park naturalist and members from the Bureau of Land Management as we expore the spring floral display on William Frederick Hayden Park at...

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Burst in to Nature

Saturday, May 17, 2014 - 10:00am to 12:00pm , CO

Buff up on your nature knowledge with this hike focused on Project BudBurst and Project Noah, two programs that let you be the scientist! Use your...

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Sketching Lindenmeier Landscapes

Saturday, May 17, 2014 - 10:00am to 4:00pm Wellington, CO

Sketching Lindenmeier Landscapes
Saturday, May 17, 9:00 a.m.-noon, Soapstone Prairie Natural Area
Meet at the north parking lot by 8:...

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Seasoned Hikers

Monday, May 19, 2014 - 7:30am to 4:30pm Westminster, CO

Hike to beautiful locations in the back country. Hikes are approximately 3-7 miles round trip. Required gear:
hiking boots, day pack, water...

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Mountain Hikes

Tuesday, May 20, 2014 (All day) Englewood, CO

Enjoy Colorado as she blooms into spring with one of our many levels of hiking adventures. Please keep in mind your ability and fitness level when...

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Mountain Hikes

Wednesday, May 28, 2014 (All day) Englewood, CO

Enjoy Colorado as she blooms into spring. All hike levels depends on how far you want to hike. Please keep in mind your ability and fitness level...

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Walk the Wetlands

Sunday, June 1, 2014 - 8:00am to 11:00am Littleton, CO

Walk along the South Platte River exploring ponds and habitats for resident and migrant birds as the season dictates. We always have a surprise!...

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Seasoned Hikers

Monday, June 2, 2014 - 7:30am to 4:30pm Westminster, CO

Hike to beautiful locations in the back country. Hikes are approximately 3-7 miles round trip. Required gear:
hiking boots, day pack, water...

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Camp Wapiyapi

Thursday, June 5, 2014 - 5:00pm to Monday, June 9, 2014 - 1:00pm Estes Park, CO

Camp Wapiyapi provides kids facing cancer a fun and “normal” camp experience, an experience they would not be able to get at a traditional...

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Boulder County Sunset Hikes - Walden Ponds

Thursday, June 5, 2014 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm Boulder, CO

Boulder County Parks and Open Space offers weekly sunset hikes. Volunteer naturalists will interpret each park’s history, geology, ecosystems,...

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Fire and Flowers Hike

Saturday, June 7, 2014 - 9:30am to 11:30am Boulder, CO

Join Boulder County volunteer naturalists for a moderate one-mile hike to learn about the natural role of fire in ponderosa pine ecosystems, and...

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Walking the Gangplank: Geology at Soapstone Prairie

Sunday, June 8, 2014 - 8:00am to 12:00pm Fort Collins, CO

Walking the Gangplank: Geology at Soapstone Prairie
Sunday, June 8, 8 a.m.-noon, Soapstone Prairie Natural Area
Meet at the north...

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Seasoned Hikers

Monday, June 9, 2014 - 7:30am to 4:30pm Westminster, CO

Hike to beautiful locations in the back country. Hikes are approximately 3-7 miles round trip. Required gear:
hiking boots, day pack, water...

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Foothills Geology

Monday, June 9, 2014 - 9:00am to 1:00pm Fort Collins, CO

Foothills Geology
Monday, June 9, 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m., Coyote Ridge Natural Area
Meet at the parking lot on Taft Hill Road.
...

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Full Moon Walk: Grass Moon

Thursday, June 12, 2014 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm Aurora, CO

Be dazzled as you ponder the thread that holds the prairie together. Realize the unique attributes of an assortment of prairie grasses. Then,...

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Boulder County Sunset Hikes - Rabbit Mountain

Friday, June 13, 2014 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm Lyons, CO

Boulder County Parks and Open Space offers weekly sunset hikes. Volunteer naturalists will interpret each park’s history, geology, ecosystems,...

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National Get Outdoors Day Colorado 2014

Saturday, June 14, 2014 - 9:00am to 4:00pm Denver, CO

New webpages and information coming in March!

Join us for a fun, free, active day with a zillion things for everyone to do! What is at the...

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Girl Scouts Summer Camp "Photo(synthesis)!"

Sunday, June 15, 2014 (All day) to Friday, June 20, 2014 (All day) Bailey, CO

The beauty of Colorado awaits. Take pictures which show the world the majesty of life in process. Experience the art of pin hole film developing...

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Seasoned Hikers

Monday, June 16, 2014 - 7:30am to 4:30pm Westminster, CO

Hike to beautiful locations in the back country. Hikes are approximately 3-7 miles round trip. Required gear:
hiking boots, day pack, water...

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Boulder County Sunset Hikes - Walker Ranch Open Space

Monday, June 16, 2014 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm Boulder, CO

Boulder County Parks and Open Space offers weekly sunset hikes. Volunteer naturalists will interpret each park’s history, geology, ecosystems,...

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Nature Notes Club

Wednesday, June 18, 2014 (All day) , CO

Nature Notes Club meetings are held on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month, usually during the day. In this nature journaling group, you’ll get...

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Nature Notes Club

Wednesday, June 18, 2014 (All day) , CO

Nature Notes Club meetings are held on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month, usually during the day. In this nature journaling group, you’ll get...

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Night Hike at Bald Mountain

Wednesday, June 18, 2014 - 8:30pm to 10:30pm Boulder, CO

Join Boulder County volunteer naturalists for an evening of exploring Bald Mountain under cover of darkness. We’ll hike about one mile round-trip...

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Burst in to Nature

Saturday, June 21, 2014 - 9:00am to 11:00am , CO

Buff up on your nature knowledge with this hike focused on Project BudBurst and Project Noah, two programs that let you be the scientist! Use your...

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Medicinal Herb Walk-Spring Creek

Saturday, June 21, 2014 - 10:00am to 1:00pm Steamboat Springs, CO

Walk with a naturalist on Spring Creek trail while learning about local medicinal herbs in our area. FREE!! (In partnership with Over The Hill...

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Girl Scouts Summer Camp "TR Camp"

Sunday, June 22, 2014 (All day) to Friday, June 27, 2014 (All day) Bailey, CO

A signature camp program. Campers will visit the barnyard, cook outdoor meals on a campfire, create camp crafts, dabble in sports, plant in the...

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Girl Scouts Summer Camp "Bows & Arrows"

Sunday, June 22, 2014 (All day) to Friday, June 27, 2014 (All day) Bailey, CO

Be brave and courageous and may the odds be ever in your favor. Spend this week becoming skilled at archery and survival techniques. Practice...

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Hike to Homestead

Sunday, June 22, 2014 - 9:00am to 2:00pm Fort Collins, CO

Hike to a Homestead
Sunday, June 22, 9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m., Soapstone Prairie
Meet at the south parking lot.
Learn about the early...

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Celebrate Summer Hike at Mud Lake

Sunday, June 22, 2014 - 10:00am to 12:00pm Nederland, CO

Join volunteer naturalists to celebrate the coming of summer! On this easy one-mile hike we will explore the natural history of the area including...

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Seasoned Hikers

Monday, June 23, 2014 - 7:30am to 4:30pm Westminster, CO

Hike to beautiful locations in the back country. Hikes are approximately 3-7 miles round trip. Required gear:
hiking boots, day pack, water...

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Hike with a Naturalist on Mt. Werner

Tuesday, June 24, 2014 - 10:30am Steamboat Springs, CO

Learn more about our colorful forests of aspen, or about the critters that call the Steamboat Ski Area home. Registration is required through...

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Boulder County Sunset Hikes - Carolyn Holmberg Preserve

Tuesday, June 24, 2014 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm , CO

Boulder County Parks and Open Space offers weekly sunset hikes. Volunteer naturalists will interpret each park’s history, geology, ecosystems,...

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Yampatika Naturalist on site at Fish Creek Falls

Thursday, June 26, 2014 - 10:00am Steamboat Springs, CO

Join a Yampatika Naturalist to learn about the flora and fauna, the geology and history of this fascinating canyon. No registration required....

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Hike for Seniors - Betasso Preserve

Thursday, June 26, 2014 - 10:00am to 12:00pm Boulder, CO

The last Thursday of every month, Boulder County Parks and Open Space hosts a nature hike for seniors at a county park. Programs include...

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Yampatika Naturalist on site at Fish Creek Falls

Friday, June 27, 2014 - 10:00am Steamboat Springs, CO

Join a Yampatika Naturalist to learn about the flora and fauna, the geology and history of this fascinating canyon. No registration required....

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Wilderness 50th Anniversary Project: Beaver Meadows Trail

Saturday, June 28, 2014 - 8:00am to 4:00pm Evergreen, CO

Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the passing of the Wilderness Act of 1964. Join Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado, near Idaho Springs, as we...

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Wilderness 50th Anniversary Project: Tanglewood Trail

Saturday, June 28, 2014 - 8:00am to 4:00pm Evergreen, CO

Volunteers needed to maintain and restore the Tanglewood Trail in Mt. Evans Wilderness, near Evergreen.

Celebrate the 50th anniversary of...

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Yampatika Naturalist on site at Fish Creek Falls

Saturday, June 28, 2014 - 10:00am Steamboat Springs, CO

Join a Yampatika Naturalist to learn about the flora and fauna, the geology and history of this fascinating canyon. No registration required....

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Escalante Canyon Historical Tour

Monday, June 30, 2014 - 7:30am to 1:00pm Palisade, CO

Join the Colorado Canyon's Association for a guided historical tour through the Escalante Canyon and learn about famous gun fights. Proceeds...

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Pioneer Life at Bobcat Ridge

Monday, June 30, 2014 - 9:00am to 11:30am Loveland, CO

Pioneer Life at Bobcat Ridge
Monday, June 30, 9:00-11:30 a.m., Bobcat Ridge Natural Area
Meet at the parking lot.
Explore what...

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Hike with a Naturalist on Mt. Werner

Tuesday, July 1, 2014 - 10:30am Steamboat Springs, CO

Learn more about our colorful forests of aspen, or about the critters that call the Steamboat Ski Area home. Registration is required through...

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Nature Notes Club

Wednesday, July 2, 2014 (All day) , CO

Nature Notes Club meetings are held on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month, usually during the day. In this nature journaling group, you’ll get...

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Yampatika Naturalist on site at Fish Creek Falls

Thursday, July 3, 2014 - 10:00am Steamboat Springs, CO

Join a Yampatika Naturalist to learn about the flora and fauna, the geology and history of this fascinating canyon. No registration required....

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Yampatika Naturalist on site at Fish Creek Falls

Friday, July 4, 2014 - 10:00am Steamboat Springs, CO

Join a Yampatika Naturalist to learn about the flora and fauna, the geology and history of this fascinating canyon. No registration required....

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Yampatika Naturalist on site at Fish Creek Falls

Saturday, July 5, 2014 - 10:00am Steamboat Springs, CO

Join a Yampatika Naturalist to learn about the flora and fauna, the geology and history of this fascinating canyon. No registration required....

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Walk the Wetlands

Sunday, July 6, 2014 - 8:00am to 11:00am Littleton, CO

Walk along the South Platte River exploring ponds and habitats for resident and migrant birds as the season dictates. We always have a surprise!...

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Crested Butte Wildflower Festival

Monday, July 7, 2014 (All day) to Sunday, July 13, 2014 (All day) Crested Butte, CO

This festival began in 1986 through the efforts of a few insightful Crested Butte locals who envisioned a wildflower celebration in one of the...

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Seasoned Hikers

Monday, July 7, 2014 - 7:30am to 4:30pm Westminster, CO

Hike to beautiful locations in the back country. Hikes are approximately 3-7 miles round trip. Required gear:
hiking boots, day pack, water...

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Devils Canyon Hike

Monday, July 7, 2014 - 7:30am to 1:00pm Palisade, CO

Get outdoors and enjoy the sights and sounds of the Grand Valley with the Summer hike series, exploring a variety of trails. Join Palisade...

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Hike with a Naturalist on Mt. Werner

Tuesday, July 8, 2014 - 10:30am Steamboat Springs, CO

Learn more about our colorful forests of aspen, or about the critters that call the Steamboat Ski Area home. Registration is required through...

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Yampatika Naturalist on site at Fish Creek Falls

Thursday, July 10, 2014 - 10:00am Steamboat Springs, CO

Join a Yampatika Naturalist to learn about the flora and fauna, the geology and history of this fascinating canyon. No registration required....

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Yampatika Naturalist on site at Fish Creek Falls

Friday, July 11, 2014 - 10:00am Steamboat Springs, CO

Join a Yampatika Naturalist to learn about the flora and fauna, the geology and history of this fascinating canyon. No registration required....

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Chimney Hollow BioBlitz

Saturday, July 12, 2014 - 7:00am to 1:00pm Loveland, CO

Larimer County Natural Resources is hosting their first BioBlitz, a 24-hour species survey to document the diversity of the yet to open to the...

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Mountain Wildflower Walk

Saturday, July 12, 2014 - 8:00am to 3:00pm Steamboat Springs, CO

Wow! Let's take a walk in the mountains, get some fresh air, see and learn about all the beautiful wildflowers growing in our area! FREE!! (...

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Junior Ranger Program: “Wondrous Wildlife Superheroes”

Saturday, July 12, 2014 - 9:00am to 11:00am Loveland, CO

Let’s dive into the world of wondrous animal superheroes! In this naturalist-guided program for ages 6-15 you will learn what animals on the Front...

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Yampatika Naturalist on site at Fish Creek Falls

Saturday, July 12, 2014 - 10:00am Steamboat Springs, CO

Join a Yampatika Naturalist to learn about the flora and fauna, the geology and history of this fascinating canyon. No registration required....

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West Bijou Tour

Sunday, July 13, 2014 - 8:00am to 2:00pm Aurora, CO

Discover why West Bijou is a jewel! These tours are special opportunities to explore our 8,000 acre short-grass prairie natural area with Plains...

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Seasoned Hikers

Monday, July 14, 2014 - 7:30am to 4:30pm Westminster, CO

Hike to beautiful locations in the back country. Hikes are approximately 3-7 miles round trip. Required gear:
hiking boots, day pack, water...

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Eagle's Tail Hike

Monday, July 14, 2014 - 7:30am to 1:00pm Palisade, CO

Get outdoors and enjoy the sights and sounds of the Grand Valley with the Summer hike series, exploring a variety of trails. Join Palisade...

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Butterflies at Rehder Ranch

Tuesday, July 15, 2014 (All day) Steamboat Springs, CO

Fun filled day of butterfly viewing at Rehder Ranch for whe whole family! free, in partnership with Colorado Mountain College, Colorado Parks and...

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Hike with a Naturalist on Mt. Werner

Tuesday, July 15, 2014 - 10:30am Steamboat Springs, CO

Learn more about our colorful forests of aspen, or about the critters that call the Steamboat Ski Area home. Registration is required through...

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Nature Notes Club

Wednesday, July 16, 2014 (All day) , CO

Nature Notes Club meetings are held on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month, usually during the day. In this nature journaling group, you’ll get...

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Yampatika Naturalist on site at Fish Creek Falls

Thursday, July 17, 2014 - 10:00am Steamboat Springs, CO

Join a Yampatika Naturalist to learn about the flora and fauna, the geology and history of this fascinating canyon. No registration required....

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Yampatika Naturalist on site at Fish Creek Falls

Friday, July 18, 2014 - 10:00am Steamboat Springs, CO

Join a Yampatika Naturalist to learn about the flora and fauna, the geology and history of this fascinating canyon. No registration required....

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Yampatika Naturalist on site at Fish Creek Falls

Saturday, July 19, 2014 - 10:00am Steamboat Springs, CO

Join a Yampatika Naturalist to learn about the flora and fauna, the geology and history of this fascinating canyon. No registration required....

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Seasoned Hikers

Monday, July 21, 2014 - 7:30am to 4:30pm Westminster, CO

Hike to beautiful locations in the back country. Hikes are approximately 3-7 miles round trip. Required gear:
hiking boots, day pack, water...

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Hike with a Naturalist on Mt. Werner

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 - 10:30am Steamboat Springs, CO

Learn more about our colorful forests of aspen, or about the critters that call the Steamboat Ski Area home. Registration is required through...

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Yampatika Naturalist on site at Fish Creek Falls

Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 10:00am Steamboat Springs, CO

Join a Yampatika Naturalist to learn about the flora and fauna, the geology and history of this fascinating canyon. No registration required....

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Yampatika Naturalist on site at Fish Creek Falls

Friday, July 25, 2014 - 10:00am Steamboat Springs, CO

Join a Yampatika Naturalist to learn about the flora and fauna, the geology and history of this fascinating canyon. No registration required....

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Medicinal Herb Walk-Coulton Creek

Saturday, July 26, 2014 - 9:00am to 3:00pm Steamboat Springs, CO

Take a hike with a naturalist and learn more about the medicinal herbs growing along Coulton Creek!! FREE!! (In partnership with The Over The...

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Yampatika Naturalist on site at Fish Creek Falls

Saturday, July 26, 2014 - 10:00am Steamboat Springs, CO

Join a Yampatika Naturalist to learn about the flora and fauna, the geology and history of this fascinating canyon. No registration required....

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Seasoned Hikers

Monday, July 28, 2014 - 7:30am to 4:30pm Westminster, CO

Hike to beautiful locations in the back country. Hikes are approximately 3-7 miles round trip. Required gear:
hiking boots, day pack, water...

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Lost Lake Hike

Monday, July 28, 2014 - 7:30am to 1:00pm Palisade , CO

Get outdoors and enjoy the sights and sounds of the Grand Valley with the Summer hike series, exploring a variety of trails. Join Palisade...

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Hike with a Naturalist on Mt. Werner

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 - 10:30am Steamboat Springs, CO

Learn more about our colorful forests of aspen, or about the critters that call the Steamboat Ski Area home. Registration is required through...

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Yampatika Naturalist on site at Fish Creek Falls

Thursday, July 31, 2014 - 10:00am Steamboat Springs, CO

Join a Yampatika Naturalist to learn about the flora and fauna, the geology and history of this fascinating canyon. No registration required....

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Girl Scouts Women's Week at Meadow Mountain Ranch

Thursday, July 31, 2014 - 4:00pm to Monday, August 4, 2014 - 11:00am , CO

Want to go to camp and be a camper again? This program is open to all adult women: GSCO staff, former MMR camp staff, leaders, volunteers and...

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Yampatika Naturalist on site at Fish Creek Falls

Friday, August 1, 2014 - 10:00am Steamboat Springs, CO

Join a Yampatika Naturalist to learn about the flora and fauna, the geology and history of this fascinating canyon. No registration required....

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Girl Scout Family Camp: Lazy Acres Me and My Guy

Friday, August 1, 2014 - 7:00pm to Sunday, August 3, 2014 - 12:30pm , CO

This is an exciting two night camping experience for individual girl scouts and the significant male adult role models (over age 18) in their...

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Wilderness Wildflowers in the Flattops

Saturday, August 2, 2014 - 8:00am to 3:00pm Steamboat Springs, CO

The flowers are in bloom! Let's go to the Flattops and enjoy their beauty ! FREE!! (In Partnership with The Over the Hill Gang)

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Eager Beavers

Saturday, August 2, 2014 - 9:00am to 10:00am , CO

Join naturalist and former veterinarian Bob at River Bluffs Open Space, located just east of I-25 between Windsor and Timnath, for a morning...

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Yampatika Naturalist on site at Fish Creek Falls

Saturday, August 2, 2014 - 10:00am Steamboat Springs, CO

Join a Yampatika Naturalist to learn about the flora and fauna, the geology and history of this fascinating canyon. No registration required....

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Walk the Wetlands

Sunday, August 3, 2014 - 8:00am to 11:00am Littleton, CO

Walk along the South Platte River exploring ponds and habitats for resident and migrant birds as the season dictates. We always have a surprise!...

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Seasoned Hikers

Monday, August 4, 2014 - 7:30am to 4:30pm Westminster, CO

Hike to beautiful locations in the back country. Hikes are approximately 3-7 miles round trip. Required gear:
hiking boots, day pack, water...

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Wrangler Loop Hike

Monday, August 4, 2014 - 7:30am to 1:00pm Palisade, CO

Get outdoors and enjoy the sights and sounds of the Grand Valley with the Summer hike series, exploring a variety of trails. Join Palisade...

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Behind the Scenes at Bobcat Ridge

Monday, August 4, 2014 - 9:00am to 11:00am Loveland, CO

Behind the Scenes at Bobcat Ridge
Monday, August 4, 9:00-11:00 a.m., Bobcat Ridge Natural Area
Meet at the parking lot.
Cultural...

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Hike with a Naturalist on Mt. Werner

Tuesday, August 5, 2014 - 10:30am Steamboat Springs, CO

Learn more about our colorful forests of aspen, or about the critters that call the Steamboat Ski Area home. Registration is required through...

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Nature Notes Club

Wednesday, August 6, 2014 (All day) , CO

Nature Notes Club meetings are held on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month, usually during the day. In this nature journaling group, you’ll get...

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Yampatika Naturalist on site at Fish Creek Falls

Thursday, August 7, 2014 - 10:00am Steamboat Springs, CO

Join a Yampatika Naturalist to learn about the flora and fauna, the geology and history of this fascinating canyon. No registration required....

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Yampatika Naturalist on site at Fish Creek Falls

Friday, August 8, 2014 - 10:00am Steamboat Springs, CO

Join a Yampatika Naturalist to learn about the flora and fauna, the geology and history of this fascinating canyon. No registration required....

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West Bijou Tour

Saturday, August 9, 2014 - 8:00am to 2:00pm Aurora, CO

Discover why West Bijou is a jewel! These tours are special opportunities to explore our 8,000 acre short-grass prairie natural area with Plains...

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Lake Agnes Trail Restoration

Saturday, August 9, 2014 - 8:00am to Sunday, August 10, 2014 - 4:00pm Walden, CO

Get outdoors and give back in the remote and stunning Lake Agnes region northwest of Rocky Mountain National Park. Volunteers will restore a...

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Yampatika Naturalist on site at Fish Creek Falls

Saturday, August 9, 2014 - 10:00am Steamboat Springs, CO

Join a Yampatika Naturalist to learn about the flora and fauna, the geology and history of this fascinating canyon. No registration required....

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The Buzz About Bees

Saturday, August 9, 2014 - 10:00am to 12:00pm Littleton, CO

Join us as we learn how important bees and other pollinators are to humans and plants. During this family program we will investigate the colorful...

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Seasoned Hikers

Monday, August 11, 2014 - 7:30am to 4:30pm Westminster, CO

Hike to beautiful locations in the back country. Hikes are approximately 3-7 miles round trip. Required gear:
hiking boots, day pack, water...

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Left Over Lane Hike

Monday, August 11, 2014 - 7:30am to 1:00pm Palisade, CO

Get outdoors and enjoy the sights and sounds of the Grand Valley with the Summer hike series, exploring a variety of trails. Join Palisade...

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Hike with a Naturalist on Mt. Werner

Tuesday, August 12, 2014 - 10:30am Steamboat Springs, CO

Learn more about our colorful forests of aspen, or about the critters that call the Steamboat Ski Area home. Registration is required through...

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Yampatika Naturalist on site at Fish Creek Falls

Thursday, August 14, 2014 - 10:00am Steamboat Springs, CO

Join a Yampatika Naturalist to learn about the flora and fauna, the geology and history of this fascinating canyon. No registration required....

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Yampatika Naturalist on site at Fish Creek Falls

Friday, August 15, 2014 - 10:00am Steamboat Springs, CO

Join a Yampatika Naturalist to learn about the flora and fauna, the geology and history of this fascinating canyon. No registration required....

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Girl Scout Troop Camp: Core Camp Durango

Friday, August 15, 2014 - 4:15pm to Monday, August 18, 2014 - 12:15pm , CO

Girl Scout Troops arrive between 3-4pm on Friday for this Core Camp at Colvig Silver Camps in Durango. Dinner Friday through breakfast Monday are...

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Campfire Friday Nights: “Creatures of the Night”

Friday, August 15, 2014 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm Loveland, CO

Join us for a campfire talk and activity about nocturnal animals. We will discuss some of the nocturnal animals that live in the Boyd Lake area...

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Yampatika Naturalist on site at Fish Creek Falls

Saturday, August 16, 2014 - 10:00am Steamboat Springs, CO

Join a Yampatika Naturalist to learn about the flora and fauna, the geology and history of this fascinating canyon. No registration required....

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The Buzz About Bees

Saturday, August 16, 2014 - 10:00am to 12:00pm Littleton, CO

Join us as we learn how important bees and other pollinators are to humans and plants. During this family program we will investigate the colorful...

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Seasoned Hikers

Monday, August 18, 2014 - 7:30am to 4:30pm Westminster, CO

Hike to beautiful locations in the back country. Hikes are approximately 3-7 miles round trip. Required gear:
hiking boots, day pack, water...

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Devils' Canyon Pot Holes Hike

Monday, August 18, 2014 - 7:30am to 1:00pm Palisade, CO

Get outdoors and enjoy the sights and sounds of the Grand Valley with the Summer hike series, exploring a variety of trails. Join Palisade...

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Hike with a Naturalist on Mt. Werner

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 - 10:30am Steamboat Springs, CO

Learn more about our colorful forests of aspen, or about the critters that call the Steamboat Ski Area home. Registration is required through...

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Nature Notes Club

Wednesday, August 20, 2014 (All day) , CO

Nature Notes Club meetings are held on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month, usually during the day. In this nature journaling group, you’ll get...

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Yampatika Naturalist on site at Fish Creek Falls

Thursday, August 21, 2014 - 10:00am Steamboat Springs, CO

Join a Yampatika Naturalist to learn about the flora and fauna, the geology and history of this fascinating canyon. No registration required....

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Yampatika Naturalist on site at Fish Creek Falls

Friday, August 22, 2014 - 10:00am Steamboat Springs, CO

Join a Yampatika Naturalist to learn about the flora and fauna, the geology and history of this fascinating canyon. No registration required....

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Yampatika Naturalist on site at Fish Creek Falls

Saturday, August 23, 2014 - 10:00am Steamboat Springs, CO

Join a Yampatika Naturalist to learn about the flora and fauna, the geology and history of this fascinating canyon. No registration required....

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Exploring The Night Sky

Saturday, August 23, 2014 - 8:00pm to 10:00pm Aurora, CO

Travel the sky visiting constellations, planets and spy other deep sky objects through the PCC telescope. As we “connect the dots” of the...

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Seasoned Hikers

Monday, August 25, 2014 - 7:30am to 4:30pm Westminster, CO

Hike to beautiful locations in the back country. Hikes are approximately 3-7 miles round trip. Required gear:
hiking boots, day pack, water...

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Hike with a Naturalist on Mt. Werner

Tuesday, August 26, 2014 - 10:30am Steamboat Springs, CO

Learn more about our colorful forests of aspen, or about the critters that call the Steamboat Ski Area home. Registration is required through...

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Yampatika Naturalist on site at Fish Creek Falls

Thursday, August 28, 2014 - 10:00am Steamboat Springs, CO

Join a Yampatika Naturalist to learn about the flora and fauna, the geology and history of this fascinating canyon. No registration required....

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Yampatika Naturalist on site at Fish Creek Falls

Friday, August 29, 2014 - 10:00am Steamboat Springs, CO

Join a Yampatika Naturalist to learn about the flora and fauna, the geology and history of this fascinating canyon. No registration required....

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Yampatika Naturalist on site at Fish Creek Falls

Saturday, August 30, 2014 - 10:00am Steamboat Springs, CO

Join a Yampatika Naturalist to learn about the flora and fauna, the geology and history of this fascinating canyon. No registration required....

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Nature Notes Club

Wednesday, September 3, 2014 (All day) , CO

Nature Notes Club meetings are held on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month, usually during the day. In this nature journaling group, you’ll get...

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Yampatika Naturalist on site at Fish Creek Falls

Thursday, September 4, 2014 - 10:00am Steamboat Springs, CO

Join a Yampatika Naturalist to learn about the flora and fauna, the geology and history of this fascinating canyon. No registration required....

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Yampatika Naturalist on site at Fish Creek Falls

Friday, September 5, 2014 - 10:00am Steamboat Springs, CO

Join a Yampatika Naturalist to learn about the flora and fauna, the geology and history of this fascinating canyon. No registration required....

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Mike O'Brien Memorial Project: Mt. Crested Butte Summit Trail Restoration

Saturday, September 6, 2014 - 8:00am to Sunday, September 7, 2014 - 4:00pm Crested Butte, CO

Get outdoors and give back to the Colorado outdoors you love. Join Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado Sep. 6-7th at Crested Butte Mountain Resort as...

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Evergreen Walk for Wilderness

Saturday, September 6, 2014 - 8:30am to 2:00pm Evergreen, CO

The Friends of Mount Evans and Lost Creek Wildernesses will be hosting an awesome Walk for Wilderness event on September 6, 2014 in Evergreen...

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Town of Superior Bug Hunt

Saturday, September 6, 2014 - 9:00am to 11:00am Superior, CO

Let’s get out on the trails and start looking for our tiniest wild animals! Learn about the importance of native plants to supporting food webs,...

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Yampatika Naturalist on site at Fish Creek Falls

Saturday, September 6, 2014 - 10:00am Steamboat Springs, CO

Join a Yampatika Naturalist to learn about the flora and fauna, the geology and history of this fascinating canyon. No registration required....

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Walk the Wetlands

Sunday, September 7, 2014 - 8:00am to 11:00am Littleton, CO

Walk along the South Platte River exploring ponds and habitats for resident and migrant birds as the season dictates. We always have a surprise!...

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Full Moon Hike: Harvest Moon

Monday, September 8, 2014 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm Aurora, CO

Bask in the beautiful light of the harvest moon as you imagine the winter preparations completed by Cheyenne Indians and Colorado homesteaders....

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Walking the Gangplank: Geology at Soapstone Prairie

Saturday, September 13, 2014 - 8:00am to 12:00pm Wellington, CO

Walking the Gangplank: Geology at Soapstone Prairie
Saturday, September 13, 8 a.m.-noon, Soapstone Prairie Natural Area
Meet at the...

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Tombstone Nature Trail Restoration at Steamboat Lake State Park

Saturday, September 13, 2014 - 9:00am to Sunday, September 14, 2014 - 2:00pm Clark, CO

Give back to the Colorado outdoors you love with Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado. Help restore the popular and scenic Tombstone Nature Trail at...

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Westy Family Camp Night

Saturday, September 13, 2014 - 12:00pm to Sunday, September 14, 2014 - 10:00am Westminster, CO

Standley Lake is pleased to host "Westy Family Camp Night". Come out and enjoy s’mores, snores and a day full of activities with your...

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Intro to GPS, Navigation and Geocaching

Saturday, September 13, 2014 - 1:00pm to 5:00pm Parker, CO

Turn left in 500 ft, in 200 ft make right turn, arrive at destination: Introduction to GPS units, Navigation and Geocaching.

Are you...

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Soapstone Surprise

Sunday, September 14, 2014 - 9:00pm to 10:30pm Wellington, CO

Soapstone Surprise
Sunday, September 14, 9:00-10:30 a.m., Soapstone Prairie
Meet at the north parking lot.
Discover amazing...

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Geocaching

Tuesday, September 16, 2014 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm Littleton, CO

Join the high tech treasure hunting craze! Learn to find and place caches throughout the US and the globe. Using a GPS unit, we'll find...

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Nature Notes Club

Wednesday, September 17, 2014 (All day) , CO

Nature Notes Club meetings are held on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month, usually during the day. In this nature journaling group, you’ll get...

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Windy Ridge Archeological Hike

Saturday, September 20, 2014 - 9:00am to 3:00pm Steamboat Springs, CO

At least 8,000 years ago, Native Americans “mined” valuable quartzite from Windy Ridge on Rabbit Ears Pass. Join a US Forest Service Archaeologist...

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Hike to Homestead

Saturday, September 20, 2014 - 9:00am to 2:00pm Wellington, CO

Hike to a Homestead
Saturday, September 20, 9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m., Soapstone Prairie
Meet at the south parking lot.
Learn about...

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Dinosaur Discovery Day: Geohazards and Preparedness

Saturday, September 20, 2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm Morrison, CO

Join the Friends of Dinosaur on Saturday September 20, 2014 from 10am to 2pm for free hands-on activities including gold panning, fossil sifting,...

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Coyote Trails

Monday, September 22, 2014 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm Littleton, CO

Coyotes are the ultimate survivors. Explore South Platte Park with a naturalist seeking coyotes, dens, and clues about their lives. Learn about...

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Walk on the Wild Side...at Night!

Thursday, September 25, 2014 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm Littleton, CO

Join a naturalist guide on a moonlit walk through South Platte Park using only your night vision! We'll look for nocturnal wildlife, such as...

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Summit Lake Shelter Rehabilitation

Friday, September 26, 2014 - 7:30am to 4:00pm Idaho Springs, CO

Get outdoors and give back to the Colorado you love! Join Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado for a project at stunning Summit Lake Park, Denver'...

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Harvest At The Homestead

Saturday, September 27, 2014 - 9:00am to 1:00pm Aurora, CO

Explore 1887 Homesteading with authentic cooking, one-room schoolhouse lessons, blacksmithing and caring for our farm animals and garden. Help...

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Nature Notes Club

Wednesday, October 1, 2014 (All day) , CO

Nature Notes Club meetings are held on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month, usually during the day. In this nature journaling group, you’ll get...

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White Ranch Park Trail & Flood Restoration

Saturday, October 4, 2014 - 9:00am to 3:30pm Golden, CO

Get outdoors and give back with Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado (VOC) as we work to restore areas in Jefferson County’s White Ranch Park, which...

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Cairns - Nature's Stone Messengers

Sunday, October 5, 2014 - 10:30am to 3:00pm Littleton, CO

Unlike animals, we can’t sniff our way to a destination and we can’t track the earth’s magnetic field - we need clues! Cairns communicate and...

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Full Moon Hike - "Creepy" Critters

Wednesday, October 8, 2014 - 6:45pm to 7:45pm Highlands Ranch, CO

Hike by the light of the moon and learn about some Highlands Ranch critters that give people the creeps! Take a stroll to look and listen for...

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Campfire at the Cabin - Hike for Families

Friday, October 10, 2014 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm Ft. Collins, CO

Campfire at the Cabin—Hike for Families
Friday, October 10, 6:00-9:00 p.m., SW side of Fort Collins
Hike to a cabin and learn about...

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St. Vrain State Park Trail Construction & Flood Restoration

Saturday, October 11, 2014 (All day) Firestone, CO

Help Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado celebrate 30 years as Colorado’s outdoor stewards on this 30th Anniversary Commemorative Project. Join VOC at...

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Dinosaur Discovery Day: Girl Scout Day; National Archeology and National Fossil Day

Saturday, October 11, 2014 - 9:30am to 3:00pm Morrison, CO

Join the Friends of Dinosaur Ridge on Saturday, October 11, 9:30am-3pm as we celebrate Dinosaur Discovery Day: National Fossil Day and Girl Scout...

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GTO - Getting Teens Outdoors

Monday, October 13, 2014 - 9:00am to Thursday, October 16, 2014 - 11:00am Highlands Ranch, CO

Calling all adventurous preteens and teens ages 11-15! During this four-day class, learn valuable outdoor skills including wildlife viewing,...

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Nature Notes Club

Wednesday, October 15, 2014 (All day) , CO

Nature Notes Club meetings are held on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month, usually during the day. In this nature journaling group, you’ll get...

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Intro to GPS, Navigation and Geocaching

Saturday, October 18, 2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm Parker, CO

Turn left in 500 ft, in 200 ft make right turn, arrive at destination: Introduction to GPS units, Navigation and Geocaching.

Are you...

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Nature Discovery Day - Amazing Autumn

Saturday, October 18, 2014 - 10:00am to 12:00pm Littleton, CO

The seasons are changing! Join us as we explore Hudson Gardens to find signs of plants and animals that are getting ready for the winter. We will...

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The Art of Nature

Saturday, October 25, 2014 - 9:00am to 12:00pm Littleton, CO

We will explore the park and learn to observe nature through art as we draw what we see. Perfect for those interested in creating their own nature...

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Nature Notes Club

Wednesday, November 5, 2014 (All day) , CO

Nature Notes Club meetings are held on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month, usually during the day. In this nature journaling group, you’ll get...

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Nature Discovery Day - Snow Birds

Saturday, November 8, 2014 - 10:00am to 12:00pm Littleton, CO

Not all birds fly south for the winter! Join us on a hike of Hudson Gardens and our winter bird feeders as we search for the birds that call...

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Night at the Museums

Saturday, November 8, 2014 - 10:00am to 9:00pm Morrison, CO

On Saturday, November 8th, 2014 the Friends of Dinosaur Ridge and Denver Arts Week present Night at the Museums. Dinosaur Ridge will be open for...

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Wildlife Identification

Saturday, November 8, 2014 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm Littleton, CO

Did you know that wildlife identification is considered an endangered life skill? We’ll explore the Park looking for wildlife, and learn how to...

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Nature Notes Club

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 (All day) , CO

Nature Notes Club meetings are held on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month, usually during the day. In this nature journaling group, you’ll get...

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Nature Notes Club

Wednesday, December 17, 2014 (All day) , CO

Nature Notes Club meetings are held on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month, usually during the day. In this nature journaling group, you’ll get...

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MLK Nature Camp: Winter Wonders

Monday, January 19, 2015 - 8:30am to 4:30pm Littleton, CO

Discover how animals make it through these cold months by role-playing, creating crafts and using senses out in South Platte Park. Lots of hands-...

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RMBO's 3rd Annual Christmas Bird Count for Kids

Monday, January 19, 2015 - 9:00am to 2:00pm Brighton, CO

Join local families and naturalists from Rocky Mountain Bird Observatory for a Christmas Bird Count held especially for Kids! The event gets kids...

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Bald Eagle Hike

Saturday, January 31, 2015 - 8:30am to 10:00am Littleton, CO

Catch a glimpse of our national symbol right in town as you hike with a naturalist to find eagles perched over the lakes or river in search of...

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Full Moon Hike – Tracks!

Tuesday, February 3, 2015 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm HIghlands Ranch, CO

Hike by the light of the moon and learn the different tracks Highlands Ranch critters leave behind. Take a stroll to look and listen for animal...

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Raptors of Winter

Saturday, February 7, 2015 - 10:00am to 11:30am Littleton, CO

Join a naturalist and other birdwatchers as we seek nature’s most impressive hunters in winter skies; including owls, bald eagles, prairie falcons...

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President's Day Camp - Colorado Wildlife

Monday, February 16, 2015 - 8:30am to 4:30pm Littleton, CO

Delight in a full-day of exploring nature, with completely different activities and hikes. Children seek animal clues and then warm up indoors...

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Bald Eagle Hike

Saturday, February 21, 2015 - 8:30am to 10:30am Littleton, CO

Catch a glimpse of our national symbol right in town as you hike with a naturalist to find eagles perched over the lakes or river in search of...

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Coyote Trails

Tuesday, February 24, 2015 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm Littleton, CO

Coyotes are the ultimate survivors. Explore South Platte Park with a naturalist seeking coyotes, dens, and clues about their lives. Learn about...

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Saturday Guided Bird Walks

Saturday, March 7, 2015 - 9:00am to Saturday, April 25, 2015 - 9:00am Brighton , CO

Grab your binoculars and field guide, or check out a loaner set of ours, and enjoy an exciting morning of birding at Barr Lake. Park Naturalists...

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Talkin' Turkey

Wednesday, March 18, 2015 - 5:30pm Highlands Ranch, CO

Venture out in search of wildlife with a Backcountry staff member. We'll actively look for wildlife and try to provide photo opportunities....

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Geocaching

Saturday, March 21, 2015 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm Littleton, CO

Join the high tech treasure hunting craze! Learn to find and place caches throughout the US and the globe. Using a GPS unit, we'll find...

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Talkin' Turkey

Saturday, March 28, 2015 - 5:30pm Highlands Ranch, CO

Venture out in search of wildlife with a Backcountry staff member. We'll actively look for wildlife and try to provide photo opportunities....

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Booming Prairie Chickens of Colorado

Saturday, April 4, 2015 - 9:00am to Monday, April 6, 2015 - 4:00pm Littleton, CO

Watching prairie chickens boom at dawn is the holy grail of birding in the US. Join South Platte Park for a guided trip to southeast Colorado to...

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Easter Egg Hunt

Saturday, April 4, 2015 - 10:00am to 1:00pm Brighton , CO

Saturday, April 4th 10am to 1pm
Bring your family and your Easter basket to gather eggs and fun nature facts. There will be crafts (by RMBO...

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Talkin' Turkey

Wednesday, April 8, 2015 - 5:30pm Highlands Ranch, CO

Venture out in search of wildlife with a Backcountry staff member. We'll actively look for wildlife and try to provide photo opportunities....

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Earth Knack Gathering - Registration Opens

Saturday, April 25, 2015 (All day) to Saturday, May 9, 2015 (All day) LITTLETON, CO

The Earth Knack 25th Annual Gathering is an opportunity for the whole family to spend five fun-filled days learning to reconnect to the Earth in a...

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Bluebird Babies Hike

Saturday, April 25, 2015 - 9:00am Highlands Ranch, CO

Venture out in search of wildlife with a Backcountry staff member. We'll actively look for wildlife and try to provide photo opportunities....

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Geology Underfoot at Devil's Backbone

Friday, May 1, 2015 - 10:00am to 11:30am Loveland, CO

Join naturalist Ed and travel through millions of years of time as you gain insights into the fascinating geology of this prominent local landmark...

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Bald Eagle Discovery

Saturday, May 2, 2015 - 9:00am to 11:00am Westminster, CO

Take a guided nature tour through Standley Lake Nature Refuge to get an “up-close” look at our resident eagles. This tour will discuss every...

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Full Moon Walk: Nocturnal Wildlife

Monday, May 4, 2015 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm Littleton, CO

Join us for a guided hike through moonlit forests seeking nocturnal wildlife such as beaver, coyotes, deer and bats. You'll also learn some...

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Tiny Trekkers

Tuesday, May 5, 2015 - 10:00am Loveland, CO

Tiny Trekkers programs are for you and your toddler. These programs occur on the 1st Tuesday of each month. Each program takes a different nature...

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Wildflower Treasure Hunt

Wednesday, May 6, 2015 - 5:00pm Loveland, CO

Join naturalists on an evening hunt for spring wildflowers at Devil’s Backbone Open Space. Use Larimer County's new wildflower guide and...

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Talkin' Turkey

Wednesday, May 6, 2015 - 5:30pm Highlands Ranch, CO

Venture out in search of wildlife with a Backcountry staff member. We'll actively look for wildlife and try to provide photo opportunities....

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Wildflower Wednesday Walk

Wednesday, May 6, 2015 - 9:00pm to 9:45pm Colorado Springs, CO

Bring your camera, water and a notepad and join volunteer park naturalists, Pat Cooper and Lucy Bell, on a one and a half hour nature hike to see...

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Birding Hike

Thursday, May 7, 2015 - 7:00am to 9:00am Colorado Springs, CO

It’s migration time! Join birding expert Charlie Campbell on an easy hike to look for and identify both resident and migratory bird species. Bring...

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International Migratory Bird Day: All about Habitat!

Saturday, May 9, 2015 - 8:00am to 11:00am Westminster, CO

Birds need habitat to survive. Standley Lake offers a variety of habitat to our feathered friends, whether they are year-round residents or simply...

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Family Mystery Hike

Sunday, May 10, 2015 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm Colorado Springs, CO

This naturalist-led hike challenges families to solve a puzzle, riddle or mystery as they search for hidden clues along a one mile easy trail. We...

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What's in Bloom at Devil's Backbone?

Wednesday, May 13, 2015 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm Loveland, CO

Join Larimer County naturalists for a walk through the wildflowers at Devil’s Backbone Open Space. Hike rating: Easy. Approximately 1.5 hour...

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Birding Hike

Thursday, May 14, 2015 - 7:00am to 8:00pm Colorado Springs, CO

It’s migration time! Join birding expert Charlie Campbell on an easy hike to look for and identify both resident and migratory bird species. Bring...

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Geology Underfoot at Devil's Backbone

Friday, May 15, 2015 - 10:00am to 11:30am Loveland, CO

Join naturalist Ed and travel through millions of years of time as you gain insights into the fascinating geology of this prominent local landmark...

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Bald Eagle Discovery

Saturday, May 16, 2015 - 9:00am to 11:00am Westminster, CO

Take a guided nature tour through Standley Lake Nature Refuge to get an “up-close” look at our resident eagles. This tour will discuss every...

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National Kids to Parks Day

Saturday, May 16, 2015 - 9:00am to 12:00pm Colorado Springs, CO

Join us as we celebrate Kids to Parks Day sponsored by the National Park Trust with all kinds of fun activities and games. You can touch the fur...

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Birds of Standley Lake

Sunday, May 17, 2015 - 8:30am to 10:30am Westminster, CO

Learn about Bald Eagles, Great Blue Herons and Cormorants, just to name a few, all which live at the park. You’ll get to touch a heron nest and...

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Wildflower Wednesday Walk

Wednesday, May 20, 2015 - 9:00am to 10:00am Colorado Springs, CO

Bring your camera, water and a notepad and join volunteer park naturalists, Pat Cooper and Lucy Bell, on a one and a half hour nature hike to see...

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Birding Hike

Thursday, May 21, 2015 - 7:00am to 8:00am Colorado Springs, CO

It’s migration time! Join birding expert Charlie Campbell on an easy two hour hike to look for and identify both resident and migratory bird...

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Insect and Spider Mania

Saturday, May 23, 2015 - 11:00am to 12:30pm Westminster, CO

Calling all young entomologists! An endless variety of insects are hiding just about everywhere outdoors, waiting for us to find! From the tiny...

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Avian Adventures

Sunday, May 24, 2015 - 10:00am to 11:30am Westminster, CO

Birds are special and worth protecting! What is it about creatures with feathers that captivates us? Could it be their colorful feathers or their...

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Family Mystery Hike

Sunday, May 24, 2015 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm Colorado Springs, CO

This one and half hour naturalist-led hike challenges families to solve a puzzle, riddle or mystery as they search for hidden clues along a one...

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Tuesday Bird Walks

Tuesday, May 26, 2015 - 8:00am to 10:00am Steamboat Springs, CO

Beginner bird walks. Locations vary around Steamboat Springs. Registration required, call 970.871.9151.

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From Fairyhouses to Forts

Tuesday, May 26, 2015 - 9:00am to 11:00am Littleton , CO

Venture into the woods to create unique, pint-sized lodging for a fairy, child or other creature. Natural "found" materials like...

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Transformers-Water Based

Tuesday, May 26, 2015 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm Littleton , CO

From caterpillar to butterfly, bug to dragonfly, tadpole to frog, meet nature's transformers while dipping in the pond and searching the...

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Crazy 'Bout Crawdads

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 - 9:00am to 11:00am Littleton , CO

A summer day is a great time to wade in the water, searching for these amusing creatures. We'll catch them, study them, and return them to...

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Insects and Spiders

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 - 9:00am to 11:00am Littleton, CO

Catch different kinds of insects in special nets to examine their shapes, sizes, colors and more! Explore the world of insect life-cycles, body...

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Crazy 'Bout Crawdads

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm Littleton , CO

A summer day is a great time to wade in the water, searching for these amusing creatures. We'll catch them, study them, and return them to...

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Insects and Spiders

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm Littleton, CO

Catch different kinds of insects in special nets to examine their shapes, sizes, colors and more! Explore the world of insect life-cycles, body...

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Birding Hike

Thursday, May 28, 2015 - 7:00am to 8:00am Colorado Springs, CO

It’s migration time! Join birding expert Charlie Campbell on an easy hike to look for and identify both resident and migratory bird species. Bring...

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Princess Adventures

Thursday, May 28, 2015 - 9:00am to 11:00am Littleton, CO

Who says princesses can't get muddy? Join women naturalists in a girls-only nature exploration like pioneering women of Colorado. Princess...

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Crazy 'Bout Crawdads

Thursday, May 28, 2015 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm Littleton , CO

A summer day is a great time to wade in the water, searching for these amusing creatures. We'll catch them, study them, and return them to...

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Insects and Spiders

Friday, May 29, 2015 - 9:00am to 11:00am Littleton, CO

Catch different kinds of insects in special nets to examine their shapes, sizes, colors and more! Explore the world of insect life-cycles, body...

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Edible Plants Walk

Saturday, May 30, 2015 - 9:00am to 1:00pm Steamboat Springs, CO

Edible Plants Walk with Yampatika naturalist, Karen Vail. Moderately strenuous hike.

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War of the Weeds

Saturday, May 30, 2015 - 9:30am to 11:00am HIghlands Ranch, CO

Every year those pesky weeds show up in our area. Learn why some of these weeds are on the most wanted list for being noxious. Unearth ways to...

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Community Campout

Saturday, May 30, 2015 - 1:00pm to Sunday, May 31, 2015 - 10:30am Highlands Ranch, CO

Come camping in the Backcountry! Grab all your camping gear and head our way for some great family outdoor fun. This is perfect for both novice...

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Literary Walk in the Woods

Saturday, May 30, 2015 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm Colorado Springs, CO

This talk and one mile walk will be on Enos Mills and presented by John Stansfield. Through his portrayal of the famous naturalist, guide,...

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Bald Eagle Discovery

Sunday, May 31, 2015 - 9:00am to 11:00am Westminster, CO

Take a guided nature tour through Standley Lake Nature Refuge to get an “up-close” look at our resident eagles. This tour will discuss every...

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Discovery Hike

Sunday, May 31, 2015 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm Colorado Springs, CO

A naturalist leads this one and a half hour hike using binoculars, magnifying lenses and other tools. Along this one mile easy trail we find...

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Ranger Pam's Nature Adventures

Monday, June 1, 2015 - 9:30am to Monday, June 22, 2015 - 11:30am Littleton, CO

Unforgettable educational adventures await you as you explore hands-on nature with Ranger Pam. Each session focuses on a different topic.

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Tuesday Bird Walks

Tuesday, June 2, 2015 - 8:00am to 10:00am Steamboat Springs, CO

Beginner bird walks. Locations vary around Steamboat Springs. Registration required, call 970.871.9151.

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Predator and Prey

Tuesday, June 2, 2015 - 9:30am to 11:30am Littleton, CO

Children play animals that hunt for their food, such as coyotes, hawks, spiders and more. They will feel what it is like to sneak through the park...

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Tiny Trekkers

Tuesday, June 2, 2015 - 10:00am Loveland, CO

Tiny Trekkers programs are for you and your toddler. These programs occur on the 1st Tuesday of each month. Each program takes a different nature...

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Creepy Critters

Tuesday, June 2, 2015 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm Littleton, CO

Examine the fascinating habits of frogs, toads, salamanders, snakes, turtles and lizards. Lots of live specimens and hands-on activities.

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Full Moon Walk: Owls at South Platte Park

Tuesday, June 2, 2015 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm Littleton, CO

Explore the fascinating world of owls with a naturalist and seek them in the Park under a full moon. Ages 6+. Family rates available, and...

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Moon Over My Open Space

Tuesday, June 2, 2015 - 8:30pm to 10:00pm Loveland, CO

Join a naturalist on a moonlit exploration of Devil’s Backbone Open Space, located just west of Loveland off of Hwy 34. Learn all about humankind’...

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Saint Mary's Falls Trail Maintenance Project

Thursday, June 4, 2015 - 7:45am to 2:00pm Colorado Springs, CO

Join Friends of the Peak to repair damage and improve drainage along the trail. The group will carpool through the gate to the trailhead. Work...

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Crazy 'Bout Crawdads

Friday, June 5, 2015 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm Littleton , CO

A summer day is a great time to wade in the water, searching for these amusing creatures. We'll catch them, study them, and return them to...

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What's in Bloom at Hermit Park

Saturday, June 6, 2015 - 10:00am to 12:00pm Estes Park, CO

Join a naturalist for a wildflower hike at Hermit Park Open Space. You'll learn what's in bloom and fun facts about each species. Meet...

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Insect and Spider Mania

Saturday, June 6, 2015 - 12:15pm to 1:45pm Westminster, CO

Calling all young entomologists! An endless variety of insects are hiding just about everywhere outdoors, waiting for us to find! From the tiny...

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Bald Eagle Discovery

Sunday, June 7, 2015 - 8:30am to 10:30am Westminster, CO

Take a guided nature tour through Standley Lake Nature Refuge to get an “up-close” look at our resident eagles. This tour will discuss every...

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Tuesday Bird Walks

Tuesday, June 9, 2015 - 8:00am to 10:00am Steamboat Springs, CO

Beginner bird walks. Locations vary around Steamboat Springs. Registration required, call 970.871.9151.

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Transformers-Water Based

Tuesday, June 9, 2015 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm Littleton , CO

From caterpillar to butterfly, bug to dragonfly, tadpole to frog, meet nature's transformers while dipping in the pond and searching the...

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Nest and Eggs

Wednesday, June 10, 2015 - 9:00am to 11:00am Littleton, CO

Search for nests in the fields and thickets of South Platte Park. Build your own nest, learn about what's inside eggs, and learn to recognize...

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Crazy 'Bout Crawdads

Thursday, June 11, 2015 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm Littleton , CO

A summer day is a great time to wade in the water, searching for these amusing creatures. We'll catch them, study them, and return them to...

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Wildflower Treasure Hunt at Horsetooth Mountain

Thursday, June 11, 2015 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm , CO

Join naturalist Linda on an evening hunt for summer wildlfowers at Horsetooth Mountain Open Space. Use Larimer County's new wildflower guide...

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Colorado Rarities Birding Field Trip

Friday, June 12, 2015 - 12:00pm to Monday, June 15, 2015 - 12:00pm Gunnison, CO

Join us for three days of birding in scenic western Colorado with experienced field guides from Denver Museum of Nature and Science and Rocky...

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National Get Outdoors Day - Northern Colorado

Saturday, June 13, 2015 - 9:00am to 3:00pm Fort Collins, CO

A fun, free, active day with a zillion things for everyone to do! National Get Outdoors Day Noco, presented by the University of Colorado Health,...

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Wildflower Walk Series

Saturday, June 13, 2015 - 9:00am to 2:00pm Clark, CO

Join Yampatika Naturalist, Karen Vail, for a Wildflower Walk in Clark, Colorado. Meet at the West Transit Center to carpool. Registration required...

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National Get Outdoors Day

Saturday, June 13, 2015 - 9:00am to 3:00pm Ft. Collins, CO

City Park, 1500 West Mulberry Street
A fun, free, active day with a zillion things for everyone to do, presented by the University of...

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Birds of Standley Lake

Sunday, June 14, 2015 - 8:00am to 10:00am Westminster, CO

Learn about Bald Eagles, Great Blue Herons and Cormorants, just to name a few, all which live at the park. You’ll get to touch a heron nest and...

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Hike to Homestead

Sunday, June 14, 2015 - 9:00am to 2:00pm Wellington, CO

Soapstone Prairie Natural Area, meet at the south parking lot.
Learn about the early history of the settlers of Soapstone Prairie. Visit...

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Tuesday Bird Walks

Tuesday, June 16, 2015 - 8:00am to 10:00am Steamboat Springs, CO

Beginner bird walks. Locations vary around Steamboat Springs. Registration required, call 970.871.9151.

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Guided Gourmet Lunch Hike with a Steamboat Ski and Resort Ambassador and a Yampatika Naturalist

Wednesday, June 17, 2015 - 10:30am to 1:00pm Steamboat Springs, CO

Discover when plants, animals, and incredible views the Steamboat Ski area has to offer. $39 includes lunch and a ride to the top of the Gondola....

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Saint Mary's Falls Trail Maintenance Project

Thursday, June 18, 2015 - 7:45am to 2:00pm Colorado Springs, CO

Join Friends of the Peak to repair damage and improve drainage along the trail. The group will carpool through the gate to the trailhead. Work...

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Junior Ranger Hike

Thursday, June 18, 2015 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm Loveland, CO

Have you always wanted to be a Junior Ranger? Now you can! Join naturalists on a hike exploring Devil's Backbone Open Space and get a Larimer...

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Princess Adventures

Friday, June 19, 2015 - 9:00am to 11:00am Littleton, CO

Who says princesses can't get muddy? Join women naturalists in a girls-only nature exploration like pioneering women of Colorado. Princess...

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Geology Underfoot at Devil's Backbone

Friday, June 19, 2015 - 10:00am to 11:30am Loveland, CO

Join naturalist Ed and travel through millions of years of time as you gain insights into the fascinating geology of this prominent local landmark...

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20th Anniversary Trail Project

Saturday, June 20, 2015 - 8:00am to 3:30pm Colorado Springs, CO

Join Friends of the Peak to celebrate our 20th anniversary! We’ll repair damage and improve drainage on the Saint Mary’s Falls Trail, then...

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Things with Wings

Saturday, June 20, 2015 - 10:00am to 12:00pm Westminster, CO

From birds to bats to butterflies, we’ll learn how nature has taken flight by looking at the winged wildlife of Standley Lake. We’ll catch,...

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Tiger of the Skies

Saturday, June 20, 2015 - 5:30pm to 6:30pm , CO

Join Naturalist Bob at River Bluffs Open Space and learn why the Great-horned owl is known as the tiger of the sky and more fun facts about these...

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Over the Dam

Sunday, June 21, 2015 - 10:00am to 12:00pm Westminster, CO

At one point in history, Standley Lake Dam, was considered the largest earthen dam in the United States! Are you curious about what it took to...

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Scenery Stories: From Basement to Desert

Tuesday, June 23, 2015 - 9:00am to 1:30pm Loveland, CO

Bobcat Ridge Natural Area, meet in the parking lot.
Hike with a friendly and fun geologist discover the older rocks in Larimer County. 4...

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Animal Defenders

Tuesday, June 23, 2015 - 9:30am to 11:30am Littleton , CO

What are clues to stay safe around animals? Focus on how animals protect themselves.

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Creepy Critters

Tuesday, June 23, 2015 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm Littleton, CO

Examine the fascinating habits of frogs, toads, salamanders, snakes, turtles and lizards. Lots of live specimens and hands-on activities.

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Guided Gourmet Lunch Hike with a Steamboat Ski and Resort Ambassador and a Yampatika Naturalist

Wednesday, June 24, 2015 - 10:30am to 1:00pm Steamboat Springs, CO

Discover when plants, animals, and incredible views the Steamboat Ski area has to offer. $39 includes lunch and a ride to the top of the Gondola....

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Yampatika Naturalist on site at Fish Creek Falls

Thursday, June 25, 2015 - 10:00am to 2:00pm Steamboat Springs, CO

Join a Yampatika Naturalist to learn about the flora and fauna, the geology and history of this fascinating canyon. No registration required. Free...

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Crazy 'Bout Crawdads

Thursday, June 25, 2015 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm Littleton , CO

A summer day is a great time to wade in the water, searching for these amusing creatures. We'll catch them, study them, and return them to...

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Yampatika Naturalist on site at Fish Creek Falls

Friday, June 26, 2015 - 10:00am to 2:00pm Steamboat Springs, CO

Join a Yampatika Naturalist to learn about the flora and fauna, the geology and history of this fascinating canyon. No registration required. Free...

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Raspberry Section of Ring the Peak

Saturday, June 27, 2015 - 8:00am to 3:30pm Divide, CO

Join Friends of the Peak to repair damage on this section of Ring the Peak. Friends of the Peak built this trail in 2003 and 2004. Two...

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Wildflower Photography

Saturday, June 27, 2015 - 8:30am to 11:30pm Livermore, CO

Have you ever wanted to capture the beauty of wildflowers along the trail? Join volunteer naturalist and photographer Janet Sitas for a workshop...

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Insect Investigation Nature Discovery Day at Hudson Gardens

Saturday, June 27, 2015 - 10:00am to 12:00pm Littleton, CO

Shake a tree, turn over a leaf, look under a rock, and gaze up into the sky, find incredible insects all over Hudson Gardens. –Get a close look at...

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Yampatika Naturalist on site at Fish Creek Falls

Saturday, June 27, 2015 - 10:00am to 2:00pm Steamboat Springs, CO

Join a Yampatika Naturalist to learn about the flora and fauna, the geology and history of this fascinating canyon. No registration required. Free...

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South Side Summer Stroll

Sunday, June 28, 2015 - 8:00am to 10:00am Westminster, CO

Each season is unique and brings changes to the park’s plants and animals. We will hike on the south side of the lake to find flowers in bloom and...

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Edible Forage Walk

Sunday, June 28, 2015 - 10:00am to 12:00pm Westminster, CO

Summer is the season to welcome growth, longer days, and lots and lots of sprouting plants! Have you ever hiked at Standley Lake and asked...

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Dragons and Damsels

Monday, June 29, 2015 - 9:00am to 11:00am Littleton , CO

Explore the ponds and lakes with nets in hand for these voracious predators discovering the wonder of metallic blue dragonflies and damselflies....

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Ranger Pam's Nature Adventures

Monday, June 29, 2015 - 9:30am to Monday, July 27, 2015 - 11:30am Littleton, CO

Unforgettable educational adventures await you as you explore hands-on nature with Ranger Pam. Each session focuses on a different topic.

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Gold Panning at South Platte Park

Tuesday, June 30, 2015 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm Littleton, CO

Pan for gold in the South Platte River just like they did during the Gold Rush, and take home your bounty!

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Animal Detectives

Wednesday, July 1, 2015 - 9:00am to 11:00am Littleton , CO

Explore the park seeking animals clues, and solve the mystery of who passed by and why!

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Guided Gourmet Lunch Hike with a Steamboat Ski and Resort Ambassador and a Yampatika Naturalist

Wednesday, July 1, 2015 - 10:30am to 1:00pm Steamboat Springs, CO

Discover when plants, animals, and incredible views the Steamboat Ski area has to offer. $39 includes lunch and a ride to the top of the Gondola....

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Moon Over My Open Space

Wednesday, July 1, 2015 - 8:30pm to 10:00pm Loveland, CO

Join a naturalist on a moonlit exploration of Devil’s Backbone Open Space, located just west of Loveland off of Hwy 34. Learn all about humankind’...

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Saint Mary's Falls Trail Maintenance Project

Thursday, July 2, 2015 - 7:45am to 2:00pm Colorado Springs, CO

Join Friends of the Peak to repair damage and improve drainage along the trail. The group will carpool through the gate to the trailhead. Work...

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Crazy 'Bout Crawdads

Thursday, July 2, 2015 - 9:00am to 11:00am Littleton , CO

A summer day is a great time to wade in the water, searching for these amusing creatures. We'll catch them, study them, and return them to...

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Yampatika Naturalist on site at Fish Creek Falls

Thursday, July 2, 2015 - 10:00am to 2:00pm Steamboat Springs, CO

Join a Yampatika Naturalist to learn about the flora and fauna, the geology and history of this fascinating canyon. No registration required. Free...

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Prairie Dog Town

Friday, July 3, 2015 - 9:00am to 11:00am Littleton , CO

Prairie dogs have their own rooms, live in towns and have their own language, just like us! Join us to learn more about these funny little animals...

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Yampatika Naturalist on site at Fish Creek Falls

Friday, July 3, 2015 - 10:00am to 2:00pm Steamboat Springs, CO

Join a Yampatika Naturalist to learn about the flora and fauna, the geology and history of this fascinating canyon. No registration required. Free...

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Who made that nest?

Saturday, July 4, 2015 - 10:00am to 11:30am Westminster, CO

There is something about discovering a bird’s nest that can be described as magical! In this program you will learn about Standley Lake’s Birds...

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Yampatika Naturalist on site at Fish Creek Falls

Saturday, July 4, 2015 - 10:00am to 2:00pm Steamboat Springs, CO

Join a Yampatika Naturalist to learn about the flora and fauna, the geology and history of this fascinating canyon. No registration required. Free...

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Tree Ring Discovery

Sunday, July 5, 2015 - 10:00am to 11:30am Westminster, CO

Learn all about the form, function, and structure of trees. Discover how to use tree rings to calculate the age of a tree or limb, determine...

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Insects and Spiders

Monday, July 6, 2015 - 9:00am to 11:00am Littleton, CO

Catch different kinds of insects in special nets to examine their shapes, sizes, colors and more! Explore the world of insect life-cycles, body...

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Tiny Trekkers

Tuesday, July 7, 2015 - 10:00am to 11:00am Loveland, CO

Tiny Trekkers programs are for you and your toddler. These programs occur on the 1st Tuesday of each month. Each program takes a different nature...

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Crazy 'Bout Crawdads

Wednesday, July 8, 2015 - 9:00am to 11:00am Littleton , CO

A summer day is a great time to wade in the water, searching for these amusing creatures. We'll catch them, study them, and return them to...

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Guided Gourmet Lunch Hike with a Steamboat Ski and Resort Ambassador and a Yampatika Naturalist

Wednesday, July 8, 2015 - 10:30am to 1:00pm Steamboat Springs, CO

Discover when plants, animals, and incredible views the Steamboat Ski area has to offer. $39 includes lunch and a ride to the top of the Gondola....

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Wildflower Treasure Hunt at Horsetooth Mountain

Wednesday, July 8, 2015 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm , CO

Join naturalist Linda on an evening hunt for summer wildlfowers at Horsetooth Mountain Open Space. Use Larimer County's new wildflower guide...

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Yampatika Naturalist on site at Fish Creek Falls

Thursday, July 9, 2015 - 10:00am to 2:00pm Steamboat Springs, CO

Join a Yampatika Naturalist to learn about the flora and fauna, the geology and history of this fascinating canyon. No registration required. Free...

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Gold Panning at South Platte Park

Thursday, July 9, 2015 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm Littleton, CO

Pan for gold in the South Platte River just like they did during the Gold Rush, and take home your bounty!

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Artists' Day in the Field

Friday, July 10, 2015 - 9:00am to 12:00pm Wellington, CO

For new and experienced artists: Hike the Towhee Trail and sketch or paint the wildlife and scenery in the footsteps of Edwin Cassedy, the...

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Yampatika Naturalist on site at Fish Creek Falls

Friday, July 10, 2015 - 10:00am to 2:00pm Steamboat Springs, CO

Join a Yampatika Naturalist to learn about the flora and fauna, the geology and history of this fascinating canyon. No registration required. Free...

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North Slope Trail Project

Saturday, July 11, 2015 - 7:30am to 3:30pm Cascade, CO

Join Friends of the Peak to repair erosion and improve drainage on the Mackinaw Trail on North Slope. The Mackinaw Trail goes along the shore of...

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Jr. Ranger Adventure

Saturday, July 11, 2015 - 10:00am to 2:00pm Westminster, CO

What does it take to be a Jr. Ranger? Come find out on our two day Jr. Ranger program! Junior Rangers will explore the parks natural and...

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Yampatika Naturalist on site at Fish Creek Falls

Saturday, July 11, 2015 - 10:00am to 2:00pm Steamboat Springs, CO

Join a Yampatika Naturalist to learn about the flora and fauna, the geology and history of this fascinating canyon. No registration required. Free...

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Jr. Ranger Adventure

Sunday, July 12, 2015 - 12:00pm to 4:00pm Westminster, CO

What does it take to be a Jr. Ranger? Come find out on our two day Jr. Ranger program! Junior Rangers will explore the parks natural and...

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Family Mystery Hike

Sunday, July 12, 2015 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm Colorado Springs, CO

This naturalist-led hike challenges families to solve a puzzle, riddle or mystery as they search for hidden clues along a one mile easy trail. We...

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Scenery Stories: From Shore to Ocean Depths

Tuesday, July 14, 2015 - 9:00am to 1:30pm Ft. Collins, CO

Coyote Ridge Natural Area, meet in the parking lot.
Hike with a friendly and fun geologist to the top of Coyote Ridge to discover the...

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Be a Beaver

Wednesday, July 15, 2015 - 9:00am to 11:00am Littleton, CO

After investigating some of the beaver structures in the park, we'll build our own and then venture out looking for other animals in the park...

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Junior Ranger Hike

Wednesday, July 15, 2015 - 9:00am to 11:30am , CO

Have you always wanted to be a Junior Ranger? Now you can! Join naturalists on a hike to Horsetooth Falls at Horsetooth Mountain Open Space and...

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Wildflower Wednesday Walk

Wednesday, July 15, 2015 - 9:00am to 10:00am Colorado Springs, CO

Bring your camera, water and a notepad and join volunteer park naturalists, Pat Cooper and Lucy Bell, on a one and a half hour nature hike to see...

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Guided Gourmet Lunch Hike with a Steamboat Ski and Resort Ambassador and a Yampatika Naturalist

Wednesday, July 15, 2015 - 10:30am to 1:00pm Steamboat Springs, CO

Discover when plants, animals, and incredible views the Steamboat Ski area has to offer. $39 includes lunch and a ride to the top of the Gondola....

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Rustic Women of Soapstone Prairie

Wednesday, July 15, 2015 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm Wellington, CO

Soapstone Prairie, meet at the north parking lot.
Learn about three historical women who homesteaded at Soapstone Prairie and get a glimpse...

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Wildflowers Through the Seasons

Wednesday, July 15, 2015 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm Loveland, CO

Bobcat Ridge Natural Area, meet in the parking lot.
Come see what is in bloom and learn about native plants. 1-2 mile; easy. Free,...

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Seven Bridges Trail Project

Thursday, July 16, 2015 - 7:45am to 2:00pm Colorado Springs, CO

Join Friends of the Peak to repair damage and improve drainage along the trail. The group will carpool through the gate to the trailhead. Work...

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Crazy 'Bout Crawdads

Thursday, July 16, 2015 - 9:00am to 11:00am Littleton , CO

A summer day is a great time to wade in the water, searching for these amusing creatures. We'll catch them, study them, and return them to...

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Yampatika Naturalist on site at Fish Creek Falls

Thursday, July 16, 2015 - 10:00am to 2:00pm Steamboat Springs, CO

Join a Yampatika Naturalist to learn about the flora and fauna, the geology and history of this fascinating canyon. No registration required. Free...

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Ted Nugent Kamp for Kids Colorado

Friday, July 17, 2015 - 7:30am to 5:00pm Granite, CO

The youth of today are the FUTURE OF AMERICA and will determine the fate of conservation and outdoor sports, including hunting.

There'...

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Yampatika Naturalist on site at Fish Creek Falls

Friday, July 17, 2015 - 10:00am to 2:00pm Steamboat Springs, CO

Join a Yampatika Naturalist to learn about the flora and fauna, the geology and history of this fascinating canyon. No registration required. Free...

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Yampatika Naturalist on site at Fish Creek Falls

Saturday, July 18, 2015 - 10:00am to 2:00pm Steamboat Springs, CO

Join a Yampatika Naturalist to learn about the flora and fauna, the geology and history of this fascinating canyon. No registration required. Free...

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Smithsonian at Soapstone

Saturday, July 18, 2015 - 11:30am to 1:30pm Ft. Collins, CO

Soapstone Prairie, meet at the north parking lot.
Hear about the 1930's Smithsonian Institute's excavation and amazing discoveries...

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Family Mystery Hike

Saturday, July 18, 2015 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm Colorado Springs, CO

This naturalist-led hike challenges families to solve a puzzle, riddle or mystery as they search for hidden clues along a one mile easy trail. We...

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Prairie Dogs: Novelty or Nuisance?

Sunday, July 19, 2015 - 9:00am to 10:30am Westminster, CO

Come join us at Standley Lake Regional Park’s Nature Center to learn about Prairie Dogs and the role they play in the park, positive and negative...

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GPS and Geocaching

Sunday, July 19, 2015 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm Colorado Springs, CO

Park volunteers, Dan and Pam Scott help you learn about geocaching and the basic operation of a GPS unit. This one and a half hour program will...

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Talking Animals

Tuesday, July 21, 2015 - 9:30am to 11:30am Littleton , CO

Children discover how animals communicate by listening, imitating, playing games while exploring on the trails.

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Creepy Critters

Tuesday, July 21, 2015 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm Littleton, CO

Examine the fascinating habits of frogs, toads, salamanders, snakes, turtles and lizards. Lots of live specimens and hands-on activities.

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Guided Gourmet Lunch Hike with a Steamboat Ski and Resort Ambassador and a Yampatika Naturalist

Wednesday, July 22, 2015 - 10:30am to 1:00pm Steamboat Springs, CO

Discover when plants, animals, and incredible views the Steamboat Ski area has to offer. $39 includes lunch and a ride to the top of the Gondola....

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Yampatika Naturalist on site at Fish Creek Falls

Thursday, July 23, 2015 - 10:00am to 2:00pm Steamboat Springs, CO

Join a Yampatika Naturalist to learn about the flora and fauna, the geology and history of this fascinating canyon. No registration required. Free...

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Junior Ranger Hike

Thursday, July 23, 2015 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm Loveland, CO

Have you always wanted to be a Junior Ranger? Now you can! Join naturalists on a hike exploring Devil's Backbone Open Space and get a Larimer...

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Fitness Hike

Friday, July 24, 2015 - 9:00am to 10:00am Colorado Springs, CO

If you’re interested in burning some calories on the trails and enjoying some great views, this is the place to be. Join us for your choice of...

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Yampatika Naturalist on site at Fish Creek Falls

Friday, July 24, 2015 - 10:00am to 2:00pm Steamboat Springs, CO

Join a Yampatika Naturalist to learn about the flora and fauna, the geology and history of this fascinating canyon. No registration required. Free...

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Elk Park Knoll Trail Project

Saturday, July 25, 2015 - 7:00am to 3:30pm Cascade, CO

Join Friends of the Peak to improve the Elk Park Knoll Trail. Elk Park Knoll Trail has some erosion problems and a narrow spot. Volunteers will...

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Weber Gulch Trail Restoration

Saturday, July 25, 2015 - 8:00am to Sunday, July 26, 2015 - 2:00pm Breckenridge , CO

Return to Breckenridge this year with Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado, July 25-26, to help expand access to Breckenridge’s spectacular...

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James Peak Invasive Weed Removal

Saturday, July 25, 2015 - 8:00am to 4:00pm Nederland, CO

For the past ten years, VOC volunteers have worked together to eliminate hundreds of thousands of oxeye daisy flowers and seeds at the East Portal...

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Flower Power Nature Discovery Day at Hudson Gardens

Saturday, July 25, 2015 - 10:00am to 12:00pm Littleton, CO

Discover the beautiful colors, unique shapes, and amazing smells of the hundreds of different flowers growing throughout The Gardens. We’ll spread...

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Yampatika Naturalist on site at Fish Creek Falls

Saturday, July 25, 2015 - 10:00am to 2:00pm Steamboat Springs, CO

Join a Yampatika Naturalist to learn about the flora and fauna, the geology and history of this fascinating canyon. No registration required. Free...

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Literary Walk in the Woods – Emily Dickinson

Saturday, July 25, 2015 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm Colorado Springs, CO

This talk and one mile walk will be on Emily Dickinson presented by Robin Izer. As a personal friend of Helen Hunt Jackson, Emily Dickinson shares...

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Nature Investigators

Sunday, July 26, 2015 - 10:00am to 11:30am Westminster, CO

Who left that track in the mud? Everything in nature gives us clues about how animals and their habitat are connected, but how? We will be...

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Black-Footed Ferret Exploration

Monday, July 27, 2015 - 6:00pm to 11:00pm Wellington, CO

Explore one of North America’s rarest animals in this unique opportunity. We will journey together to Soapstone Prairie for a presentation about...

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Day Hike: Explore the Crown Jewel

Wednesday, July 29, 2015 - 8:00am to 11:00am Ft. Collins, CO

Soapstone Prairie, meet at the north parking lot.
Travel the Mahogany Loop and enjoy beautiful vistas and interesting natural and cultural...

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Animal Detectives

Wednesday, July 29, 2015 - 9:00am to 11:00am Littleton , CO

Explore the park seeking animals clues, and solve the mystery of who passed by and why!

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Guided Gourmet Lunch Hike with a Steamboat Ski and Resort Ambassador and a Yampatika Naturalist

Wednesday, July 29, 2015 - 10:30am to 1:00pm Steamboat Springs, CO

Discover when plants, animals, and incredible views the Steamboat Ski area has to offer. $39 includes lunch and a ride to the top of the Gondola....

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Seven Bridges Trail Project

Thursday, July 30, 2015 - 7:45am to 2:00pm Colorado Springs, CO

Join Friends of the Peak to repair damage and improve drainage along the trail. The group will carpool through the gate to the trailhead. Work...

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From Fairyhouses to Forts

Thursday, July 30, 2015 - 9:00am to 11:00am Littleton , CO

Venture into the woods to create unique, pint-sized lodging for a fairy, child or other creature. Natural "found" materials like...

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Yampatika Naturalist on site at Fish Creek Falls

Thursday, July 30, 2015 - 10:00am to 2:00pm Steamboat Springs, CO

Join a Yampatika Naturalist to learn about the flora and fauna, the geology and history of this fascinating canyon. No registration required. Free...

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Crazy 'Bout Crawdads

Thursday, July 30, 2015 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm Littleton , CO

A summer day is a great time to wade in the water, searching for these amusing creatures. We'll catch them, study them, and return them to...

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Geology Underfoot at Devil's Backbone

Friday, July 31, 2015 - 10:00am to 11:30pm Loveland, CO

Join naturalist Ed and travel through millions of years of time as you gain insights into the fascinating geology of this prominent local landmark...

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Yampatika Naturalist on site at Fish Creek Falls

Friday, July 31, 2015 - 10:00am to 2:00pm Steamboat Springs, CO

Join a Yampatika Naturalist to learn about the flora and fauna, the geology and history of this fascinating canyon. No registration required. Free...

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Blue Moon Hike

Friday, July 31, 2015 - 8:00pm to 9:00pm Colorado Springs, CO

The second full moon of the month is called a blue moon which happens rarely. Join us on this one and a half hour guided evening stroll as we...

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Blue Moon Over My Open Space

Friday, July 31, 2015 - 8:30pm to 10:30pm , CO

Join a naturalist to celebrate the 2nd full moon of July by going on a moonlit exploration of Horsetooth Mountain Open Space. Explore myths and...

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Nature Tools

Saturday, August 1, 2015 - 9:00am to 11:00am Westminster, CO

Did you know that you can make rope from milkweed plants? Standley Lake is an exciting place that offers opportunities to practice our outdoor...

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Yampatika Naturalist on site at Fish Creek Falls

Saturday, August 1, 2015 - 10:00am to 2:00pm Steamboat Springs, CO

Join a Yampatika Naturalist to learn about the flora and fauna, the geology and history of this fascinating canyon. No registration required. Free...

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Pine Cone Bird Feeder Class

Sunday, August 2, 2015 - 10:00am to 11:30am Westminster, CO

Join us in making a pine cone bird feeder! We will experiment with different recipes to attract different types of birds and learn what birds...

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Ranger Pam's Nature Adventures

Monday, August 3, 2015 - 9:30am to Monday, August 24, 2015 - 11:30am Littleton, CO

Unforgettable educational adventures await you as you explore hands-on nature with Ranger Pam. Each session focuses on a different topic.

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Tiny Trekkers

Tuesday, August 4, 2015 - 10:00am to 11:00am Loveland, CO

Tiny Trekkers programs are for you and your toddler. These programs occur on the 1st Tuesday of each month. Each program takes a different nature...

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Guided Gourmet Lunch Hike with a Steamboat Ski and Resort Ambassador and a Yampatika Naturalist

Wednesday, August 5, 2015 - 10:30am to 1:00pm Steamboat Springs, CO

Discover when plants, animals, and incredible views the Steamboat Ski area has to offer. $39 includes lunch and a ride to the top of the Gondola....

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Barr Trail Project

Thursday, August 6, 2015 - 8:00am to 2:00pm Manitou Springs, CO

Join Friends of the Peak to repair the inevitable storm damage that Barr Trail suffers during the summer. Location of the project along Barr...

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Yampatika Naturalist on site at Fish Creek Falls

Thursday, August 6, 2015 - 10:00am to 2:00pm Steamboat Springs, CO

Join a Yampatika Naturalist to learn about the flora and fauna, the geology and history of this fascinating canyon. No registration required. Free...

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Yampatika Naturalist on site at Fish Creek Falls

Friday, August 7, 2015 - 10:00am to 2:00pm Steamboat Springs, CO

Join a Yampatika Naturalist to learn about the flora and fauna, the geology and history of this fascinating canyon. No registration required. Free...

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Barr Trail Project via Longs Ranch Road

Saturday, August 8, 2015 - 8:00am to Sunday, August 9, 2015 - 4:30pm Manitou Springs, CO

Join Friends of the Peak for an exceptional experience helping to improve Barr Trail. Volunteers can camp near the work area and help both...

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On the Trail of Predators

Saturday, August 8, 2015 - 8:00am to 11:00am Loveland, CO

Join naturalist David Neils on a guided hike through Sulzer Gulch at Sylvan Dale Guest Ranch, located west of Loveland off of Hwy 34. You’ll learn...

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Yampatika Naturalist on site at Fish Creek Falls

Saturday, August 8, 2015 - 10:00am to 2:00pm Steamboat Springs, CO

Join a Yampatika Naturalist to learn about the flora and fauna, the geology and history of this fascinating canyon. No registration required. Free...

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Skullduggery

Sunday, August 9, 2015 - 9:30am to 11:00am Westminster, CO

Have you ever found? Many interesting and unusual relationships between animals are revealed by their skulls. Skulls also give clues about how...

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Guided Gourmet Lunch Hike with a Steamboat Ski and Resort Ambassador and a Yampatika Naturalist

Wednesday, August 12, 2015 - 10:30am to 1:00pm Steamboat Springs, CO

Discover when plants, animals, and incredible views the Steamboat Ski area has to offer. $39 includes lunch and a ride to the top of the Gondola....

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Barr Trail Project

Thursday, August 13, 2015 - 7:15am to 2:00pm Manitou Springs, CO

Join Friends of the Peak to remove slip and trip hazards for the runners in the upcoming Ascent and Marathon. Volunteers will remove exposed...

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Yampatika Naturalist on site at Fish Creek Falls

Thursday, August 13, 2015 - 10:00am to 2:00pm Steamboat Springs, CO

Join a Yampatika Naturalist to learn about the flora and fauna, the geology and history of this fascinating canyon. No registration required. Free...

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Yampatika Naturalist on site at Fish Creek Falls

Friday, August 14, 2015 - 10:00am to 2:00pm Steamboat Springs, CO

Join a Yampatika Naturalist to learn about the flora and fauna, the geology and history of this fascinating canyon. No registration required. Free...

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Tenderfoot Mountain Trail Construction

Saturday, August 15, 2015 (All day) to Sunday, August 16, 2015 (All day) Dillon, CO

Tenderfoot Trail Construction, Dillon, August 15-16
Join Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado August 15-16 in Summit County as we work to...

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Yampatika Naturalist on site at Fish Creek Falls

Saturday, August 15, 2015 - 10:00am to 2:00pm Steamboat Springs, CO

Join a Yampatika Naturalist to learn about the flora and fauna, the geology and history of this fascinating canyon. No registration required. Free...

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Stellar Stars

Saturday, August 15, 2015 - 8:00pm to 9:00pm Westminster, CO

Are you scared of the dark? Darkness is a common fear, but knowledge can make you brave. Discover the beauty of our stellar stars and its...

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Guided Gourmet Lunch Hike with a Steamboat Ski and Resort Ambassador and a Yampatika Naturalist

Wednesday, August 19, 2015 - 10:30am to 1:00pm Steamboat Springs, CO

Discover when plants, animals, and incredible views the Steamboat Ski area has to offer. $39 includes lunch and a ride to the top of the Gondola....

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Campfire at the Cabin: From Past to Present

Wednesday, August 19, 2015 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm Fort Collins, CO

Southwest of Fort Collins, location provided with registration.
Spend an evening cozy by a campfire complete with stories and s’mores! These...

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Senior Stroll

Thursday, August 20, 2015 - 8:30am to 9:30am Highlands Ranch, CO

Join a park ranger for an easy stroll around Fly'n B Park. Learn about the history of the park while getting a little exercise. For ages 50...

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Yampatika Naturalist on site at Fish Creek Falls

Thursday, August 20, 2015 - 10:00am to 2:00pm Steamboat Springs, CO

Join a Yampatika Naturalist to learn about the flora and fauna, the geology and history of this fascinating canyon. No registration required. Free...

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Natural History of Coyote Ridge

Friday, August 21, 2015 - 9:00am to 11:00am Ft. Collins, CO

Discover the wide variety of prairie wildlife and plants and see how geology connects it all as you ascend into the foothills. 2.5 miles; moderate...

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Yampatika Naturalist on site at Fish Creek Falls

Friday, August 21, 2015 - 10:00am to 2:00pm Steamboat Springs, CO

Join a Yampatika Naturalist to learn about the flora and fauna, the geology and history of this fascinating canyon. No registration required. Free...

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Crags to the Summit Trail Project

Saturday, August 22, 2015 - 7:30am to 4:30pm Colorado Springs, CO

Join Friends of the Peak to improve this increasingly popular route to the summit of Pikes Peak. Work will be on an area below the summit boulder...

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Smithsonian at Soapstone

Saturday, August 22, 2015 - 9:30am to 11:30am Wellington, CO

Soapstone Prairie, meet at the north parking lot.
Hear about the 1930's Smithsonian Institute's excavation and amazing discoveries...

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Yampatika Naturalist on site at Fish Creek Falls

Saturday, August 22, 2015 - 10:00am to 2:00pm Steamboat Springs, CO

Join a Yampatika Naturalist to learn about the flora and fauna, the geology and history of this fascinating canyon. No registration required. Free...

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South Side Summer Stroll

Sunday, August 23, 2015 - 8:00am to 10:00am Westminster, CO

Each season is unique and brings changes to the park’s plants and animals. We will hike on the south side of the lake to find flowers in bloom and...

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Guided Gourmet Lunch Hike with a Steamboat Ski and Resort Ambassador and a Yampatika Naturalist

Wednesday, August 26, 2015 - 10:30am to 1:00pm Steamboat Springs, CO

Discover when plants, animals, and incredible views the Steamboat Ski area has to offer. $39 includes lunch and a ride to the top of the Gondola....

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Yampatika Naturalist on site at Fish Creek Falls

Thursday, August 27, 2015 - 10:00am to 2:00pm Steamboat Springs, CO

Join a Yampatika Naturalist to learn about the flora and fauna, the geology and history of this fascinating canyon. No registration required. Free...

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Barr Trail Project via the Cog

Thursday, August 27, 2015 - 11:30am to 6:00pm Manitou Springs, CO

Join Friends of the Peak to improve drainage and repair damage on the trail near Barr Camp. The Pikes Peak Cog Railway has reserved seats for 8...

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Yampatika Naturalist on site at Fish Creek Falls

Friday, August 28, 2015 - 10:00am to 2:00pm Steamboat Springs, CO

Join a Yampatika Naturalist to learn about the flora and fauna, the geology and history of this fascinating canyon. No registration required. Free...

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Junior Ranger Hike

Friday, August 28, 2015 - 5:00pm to 7:30pm , CO

Have you always wanted to be a Junior Ranger? Now you can! Join naturalists on a hike to Horsetooth Falls at Horsetooth Mountain Open Space and...

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Severy Creek Restoration

Saturday, August 29, 2015 - 6:30am to 3:30pm Cascade, CO

Join Friends of the Peak and Rocky Mountain Field Institute to help restore damaged areas near Severy Creek. RMFI has been working to restore...

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Continental Divide Trail Alpine Tunnel to Hancock Lake Trail Reroute 8/29-8/30

Saturday, August 29, 2015 - 8:00am to Sunday, August 30, 2015 - 2:30pm St. Elmo, CO

Join Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado on the second of three projects aimed at rerouting a section of the iconic Continental Divide Trail, near St...

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Mike O'Brien Memorial Project: Pennsylvania Mountain Trail Construction

Saturday, August 29, 2015 - 8:00am to Sunday, August 30, 2015 - 4:00pm Evergreen, CO

Currently, recreationists from Alma, as well as the surrounding area, can only access the Pennsylvania Mountain Natural Area from MALT's...

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Scenery Stories: Walk the Gangplank

Saturday, August 29, 2015 - 9:00am to 2:30pm Wellington, CO

Soapstone Prairie, meet in the north parking lot.
Hike with a friendly and fun geologist to the top of Coyote Ridge to discover the...

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Yampatika Naturalist on site at Fish Creek Falls

Saturday, August 29, 2015 - 10:00am to 2:00pm Steamboat Springs, CO

Join a Yampatika Naturalist to learn about the flora and fauna, the geology and history of this fascinating canyon. No registration required. Free...

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Full Moon Stroll

Saturday, August 29, 2015 - 7:30pm to 8:30pm Westminster, CO

Have you ever wondered what the lake looks like under the glow of the moon? Join our park naturalist for a full moon stroll and see firsthand the...

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Prairie & Foothills Adaptations

Sunday, August 30, 2015 - 9:00am to 11:30am Ft. Collins, CO

Reservoir Ridge Natural Area, meet in the parking lot at the west end of Michaud Lane.
The prairie and foothills can be tough places to live...

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Carnivores in the City

Sunday, August 30, 2015 - 10:00am to 11:00am Westminster, CO

Lions, Coyotes, and Bears oh my! Predators such as, mountain lions, coyotes, and bears are adapting to urban settings. Discover ways to coexist...

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Tiny Trekkers

Tuesday, September 1, 2015 - 10:00am to 11:00am Loveland, CO

Tiny Trekkers programs are for you and your toddler. These programs occur on the 1st Tuesday of each month. Each program takes a different nature...

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Yampatika Naturalist on site at Fish Creek Falls

Thursday, September 3, 2015 - 10:00am to 2:00pm Steamboat Springs, CO

Join a Yampatika Naturalist to learn about the flora and fauna, the geology and history of this fascinating canyon. No registration required. Free...

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Map and Compass Treasure Hunt

Thursday, September 3, 2015 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm Highlands Ranch, CO

The ability to use a map and compass are a must when hiking outdoors. Even in this high-tech GPS era, nothing replaces the value of these crucial...

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Yampatika Naturalist on site at Fish Creek Falls

Friday, September 4, 2015 - 10:00am to 2:00pm Steamboat Springs, CO

Join a Yampatika Naturalist to learn about the flora and fauna, the geology and history of this fascinating canyon. No registration required. Free...

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Continental Divide Trail Alpine Tunnel to Hancock Lake Trail Reroute 9/5-9/6

Saturday, September 5, 2015 - 8:00am to Sunday, September 6, 2015 - 2:30pm St. Elmo, CO

Join Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado on the third and final weekend aimed at rerouting a section of the iconic Continental Divide Trail, near St....

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Yampatika Naturalist on site at Fish Creek Falls

Saturday, September 5, 2015 - 10:00am to 2:00pm Steamboat Springs, CO

Join a Yampatika Naturalist to learn about the flora and fauna, the geology and history of this fascinating canyon. No registration required. Free...

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History Hike at Devil's Backbone

Wednesday, September 9, 2015 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm Loveland, CO

Join local author and tour guide Ken Jessen for a hike through the history of Devil’s Backbone Open Space, located just west of Loveland off of...

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Become a Naturalist at South Platte Park

Wednesday, September 9, 2015 - 6:00pm to 8:30pm Littleon, CO

Make your time in nature more meaningful by discovering how to read the tracks, plants and landscape. Gain skills in tracking, wildlife and bird...

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Seven Bridges Trail Project

Thursday, September 10, 2015 - 7:45am to 2:00pm Colorado Springs, CO

Join Friends of the Peak to repair damage and improve drainage along the trail. The group will carpool through the gate to the trailhead. Work...

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Thursday Tot-Times

Thursday, September 10, 2015 - 10:00am to 10:45am Westminster, CO

Introduce your toddler to nature with short talks and trail walks. Come enjoy a 45 minute nature activity with your toddler every second Thursday...

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Long Canyon Trail Reroute

Saturday, September 12, 2015 (All day) Boulder, CO

Join Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado in an effort to improve the historic Long Canyon Trial in Boulder. Volunteers will reroute the Long Canyon...

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Quandry Peak Trail and Ecological Restoration

Saturday, September 12, 2015 - 7:00am to Sunday, September 13, 2015 - 2:00pm Breckenridge , CO

Join 30 other passionate people just like you while giving back to one of Colorado’s most popular 14’ers! Join Volunteers for Colorado as we...

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Arthur's Rock Trail Restoration at Lory State Park

Saturday, September 12, 2015 - 8:00am to Sunday, September 13, 2015 - 4:00pm Bellvue, CO

Arthur’s Rock Trail Restoration, Bellvue, September 12-13

Get outdoors with Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado, September 12-13, at Lory State...

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Barr Trail Project w the Cog and Barr Camp

Saturday, September 12, 2015 - 8:45am to Sunday, September 13, 2015 - 4:30pm Manitou Springs, CO

Join Friends of the Peak for a memorable experience helping to improve Barr Trail, courtesy of support from both the Pikes Peak Cog Railway and...

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Cooley Lake Nature Walk at South Platte Park

Saturday, September 12, 2015 - 9:30am to 11:00am Littleton, CO

Explore Cooley Lake wildlife area during a naturalist-guided walk. This area has limited public access to protect wildlife.

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Geohazards and Preparedness Day

Saturday, September 12, 2015 - 10:00am to 2:00pm Morrison, CO

Come join the Friends of Dinosaur Ridge on Saturday September 12, 2015 from 10AM to 2PM for a free event with hands-on activities including gold...

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Hike the Backbone with Your Four-Legged Friend

Tuesday, September 15, 2015 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm Loveland, CO

Do you like to hike with your dog on Larimer County Open Spaces? Join county naturalist and Certified Dog Behavior
Consultant Sheri for a...

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Bugling Elk of Autumn at South Platte Park

Tuesday, September 15, 2015 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm Littleton, CO

Listen to bull elk bugle and watch as they parade across hundreds of acres in the limited-access Highlands Ranch Backcountry. A vehicle-drawn...

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Become a Naturalist at South Platte Park

Wednesday, September 16, 2015 - 6:00pm to 8:30pm Littleon, CO

Make your time in nature more meaningful by discovering how to read the tracks, plants and landscape. Gain skills in tracking, wildlife and bird...

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Geology Underfoot at Devil's Backbone

Friday, September 18, 2015 - 10:00am to 11:30am Loveland, CO

Join naturalist Ed and travel through millions of years of time as you gain insights into the fascinating geology of this prominent local landmark...

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Barr Trail Project

Saturday, September 19, 2015 - 8:00am to 3:30pm Manitou Springs, CO

Join Friends of the Peak to improve drainage and repair damage on the lower portion (first mile or two) of Barr Trail. Volunteers might also...

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Beaver Brook Trail Reroute

Saturday, September 19, 2015 - 8:00am to 4:00pm Genesee, CO

Beaver Brook Trail Reroute, Genesee, September 19

Help build a better Colorado by volunteering to build a new hiking trail just minutes...

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Pioneer Life at Bobcat Ridge: Ranch Visit

Saturday, September 19, 2015 - 9:00am to 10:00am Loveland, CO

Bobcat Ridge Natural Area, meet at the parking lot.
Explore early ranching history in Northern Colorado with a walk in and around the...

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Pioneer Life at Bobcat Ridge: Hike to a Pioneer Cabin

Saturday, September 19, 2015 - 10:00am to 8:30pm Loveland, CO

Bobcat Ridge Natural Area, meet at the parking lot.
Explore pioneer history in Northern Colorado with a hike to a restored pioneer cabin. Be...

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Nature Journaling Club: Riverside Wonders

Saturday, September 19, 2015 - 10:00am to 12:00pm Bellevue, CO

Gateway Natural Area, meet at the picnic shelters by the farthest parking lot.
No art experience required! Nature journaling is a fun way to...

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Hike the Falls with Your Four-Legged Friend

Tuesday, September 22, 2015 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm , CO

Do you like to hike with your dog on Larimer County Open Spaces? Join county naturalist and Certified Dog Behavior
Consultant Sheri for a...

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Become a Naturalist at South Platte Park

Wednesday, September 23, 2015 - 6:00pm to 8:30pm Littleon, CO

Make your time in nature more meaningful by discovering how to read the tracks, plants and landscape. Gain skills in tracking, wildlife and bird...

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Seven Bridges Trail Project

Thursday, September 24, 2015 - 7:45am to 2:00pm Colorado Springs, CO

Join Friends of the Peak to repair damage and improve drainage along the trail. The group will carpool through the gate to the trailhead. Work...

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Build a Trail to a Hidden Waterfall!

Friday, September 25, 2015 - 8:00am to Sunday, September 27, 2015 - 4:00pm Alamosa, CO

Build a better Colorado with Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado as we restore a trail that provides access to a hidden waterfall and South Zapata...

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Autumn Plein Air Painting at South Platte Park

Friday, September 25, 2015 - 9:00am to 12:00pm Littleton, CO

Using watercolor, acrylic or pencil, learn to see and observe nature through creativity as fall puts on a color show in South Platte Park. All...

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Goose Creek Trail Restoration

Saturday, September 26, 2015 - 8:00am to Sunday, September 27, 2015 - 4:00pm Sedalia, CO

Celebrate National Public Lands Day by helping to build a better Colorado! Join Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado September 26-27 in the Lost Creek...

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Wild Plant Walkabout at South Platte Park

Sunday, September 27, 2015 - 10:00am to 12:00pm Littleton, CO

From nutritious food and drink to soothing salves and lotions, plants have been helpful to humans since the beginning. Discover common plants in...

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Moon Over My Open Space

Sunday, September 27, 2015 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm Loveland, CO

Join a naturalist on a moonlit exploration of Devil’s Backbone Open Space, located just west of Loveland off of Hwy 34. Learn all about humankind’...

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Supermoon Eclipse at South Platte Park

Sunday, September 27, 2015 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm Littleton, CO

Nature is putting on a rare show this year…a total lunar eclipse on a fall super-moon. Watch this giant blood-moon form from a riverside meadow in...

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Become a Naturalist at South Platte Park

Wednesday, September 30, 2015 - 6:00pm to 8:30pm Littleon, CO

Make your time in nature more meaningful by discovering how to read the tracks, plants and landscape. Gain skills in tracking, wildlife and bird...

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Supper with Snakes

Friday, October 2, 2015 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm Highlands Ranch, CO

Have a fear or fascination with snakes? This family fun event is perfect for you! Join the Backcountry Wilderness Area and the Zoological...

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Mike O'Brien Memorial Project: Cougar Ridge Trail Restoration

Saturday, October 3, 2015 - 8:00am to Sunday, October 4, 2015 - 4:00pm Eagle, CO

Mike O’Brien Memorial Project Cougar Ridge Trail Restoration, Minturn, October 3-4

Join Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado in Minturn to...

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Become a Naturalist at South Platte Park

Saturday, October 3, 2015 - 9:00am to 3:00pm Littleon, CO

Make your time in nature more meaningful by discovering how to read the tracks, plants and landscape. Gain skills in tracking, wildlife and bird...

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Hike to Homestead

Saturday, October 3, 2015 - 9:00am to 2:00pm Wellington, CO

Soapstone Prairie Natural Area, meet at the south parking lot.
Learn about the early history of the settlers of Soapstone Prairie. Visit...

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Busy Beavers

Saturday, October 3, 2015 - 10:00am to 11:00am Westminster, CO

The North American Beaver likes to stay busy, even in the fall. Beavers are well known engineers because they drastically change their environment...

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Day Hike: The Backdrop of the City

Sunday, October 4, 2015 - 8:00am to 1:00pm Fort Collins, CO

The Foothills Trail, meet at the Reservoir Ridge parking lot on North County Road 23.
Traverse the rocky Foothills Trail from Reservoir...

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Tiny Trekkers

Tuesday, October 6, 2015 - 10:00am to 11:00am Loveland, CO

Tiny Trekkers programs are for you and your toddler. These programs occur on the 1st Tuesday of each month. Each program takes a different nature...

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Thursday Tot-Times

Thursday, October 8, 2015 - 10:00am to 10:45am Westminster, CO

Introduce your toddler to nature with short talks and trail walks. Come enjoy a 45 minute nature activity with your toddler every second Thursday...

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Penitente Canyon Trail Construction and Recreation Day

Saturday, October 10, 2015 - 8:00am to Sunday, October 11, 2015 - 4:00pm Del Norte, CO

Get outdoors, give back, and play on a weekend of stewardship and recreation in the San Luis Valley! On Saturday, volunteers will work to...

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Day Hike: Hidden Secrets of Bobcat

Saturday, October 10, 2015 - 8:00am to 3:00pm Loveland, CO

History and science converge with current events as you learn about the history of the Yellowstone bison herd from Jack Rhyan, of USDA Animal and...

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Autumn Birds

Saturday, October 10, 2015 - 8:30am to 10:30am Westminster, CO

Come search for fall migrating birds at Standley Lake! Feel free to bring binoculars and a field guide to help identify our flying visitors. You...

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Homeschool Science Days: Trees at South Platte Park

Thursday, October 15, 2015 - 10:00am to 12:00pm Littleton, CO

Discover what scientists learn about hugging a tree! Experience the importance of trees amidst the fall foliage. For ages 6-10.

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Garden Park Trail Construction

Saturday, October 17, 2015 - 8:00am to Sunday, October 18, 2015 - 4:00pm Canon City, CO

Garden Park Trail Construction, Cañon City, October 17-18

Spend your weekend helping to build a better Colorado. Join Volunteers for...

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Surviving Zombieland

Saturday, October 17, 2015 - 12:00pm to 4:00pm Westminster, CO

The Zombies are coming! Are you ready to handle a zombie attack? Learn how real zombies are created in the natural world, then be prepared to...

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Geocaching at South Platte Park

Saturday, October 17, 2015 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm Littleton, CO

Join the newest game using a GPS unit to find hidden treasure caches throughout the US and the globe. Learn how to use a GPS unit, find sources...

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Geology Underfoot at Devil's Backbone

Friday, October 23, 2015 - 10:00am to 11:30am Loveland, CO

Join naturalist Ed and travel through millions of years of time as you gain insights into the fascinating geology of this prominent local landmark...

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Spooky Nature Walk

Sunday, October 25, 2015 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm Westminster, CO

Owls, bats, and spiders oh my! Learn about the animals and things that tend to spook us on Halloween. Wear your favorite costume and take a guided...

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Thursday Tot-Times

Thursday, November 12, 2015 - 10:00am to 10:45am Westminster, CO

Introduce your toddler to nature with short talks and trail walks. Come enjoy a 45 minute nature activity with your toddler every second Thursday...

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Autumn Birds

Saturday, November 14, 2015 - 8:30am to 10:30am Westminster, CO

Come search for fall migrating birds at Standley Lake! Feel free to bring binoculars and a field guide to help identify our flying visitors. You...

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Cooley Lake Nature Walks at South Platte Park

Saturday, November 14, 2015 - 9:30am to 11:00am Littleton, CO

Here's your chance to experience the limited-access wildlife area at Cooley Lake, South Platte Park. These free (yes, no charge) naturalist-...

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Ready,Set, Sleep!

Saturday, November 14, 2015 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm Westminster, CO

Are you ready for the chilly season? Discover how different animals survive the cold months. Some migrate to warmer areas, some grow thick warm...

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History Hike at Devil's Backbone

Saturday, November 21, 2015 - 10:00am to 12:00pm Loveland, CO

Join local author and tour guide Ken Jessen for a hike through the history of Devil’s Backbone Open Space, located just west of Loveland off of...

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Fall and Early Winter Nature Camps at South Platte Park

Monday, November 23, 2015 - 9:00am to 12:00pm Littleton, CO

When school’s out for even a day kids look for something challenging to keep them busy. South Platte Park offers several programs during Fall and...

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Fall Break Nature Camp at South Platte Park

Monday, November 23, 2015 - 9:00am to 12:00pm Littleton, CO

Children will delight in autumn games, hikes, and nature-based activities designed and lead by park naturalists. For children ages 6 – 10. Choose...

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Fall and Early Winter Nature Camps at South Platte Park

Tuesday, November 24, 2015 - 9:00am to 12:00pm Littleton, CO

When school’s out for even a day kids look for something challenging to keep them busy. South Platte Park offers several programs during Fall and...

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Fall Break Nature Camp at South Platte Park

Tuesday, November 24, 2015 - 9:00am to 12:00pm Littleton, CO

Children will delight in autumn games, hikes, and nature-based activities designed and lead by park naturalists. For children ages 6 – 10. Choose...

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Fall and Early Winter Nature Camps at South Platte Park

Wednesday, November 25, 2015 - 9:00am to 12:00pm Littleton, CO

When school’s out for even a day kids look for something challenging to keep them busy. South Platte Park offers several programs during Fall and...

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Fall Break Nature Camp at South Platte Park

Wednesday, November 25, 2015 - 9:00am to 12:00pm Littleton, CO

Children will delight in autumn games, hikes, and nature-based activities designed and lead by park naturalists. For children ages 6 – 10. Choose...

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Thanksgiving Falls Hike

Saturday, November 28, 2015 - 9:00am to 12:00pm Fort Collins, CO

Shake off the post-holiday blues with a hike to Horsetooth Falls after Turkey Day with Volunteer Naturalist Janet. Plan on the hike and have an...

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Soaring Raptors

Saturday, November 28, 2015 - 9:00am to 10:30am Westminster, CO

What does it take to be a bird of prey? Discover what sets apart raptors, such as eagles, hawks and owls! We might catch a glimpse of our national...

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Bighorn Rut Hike Guided by South Platte Park Naturalists

Monday, November 30, 2015 - 8:00am to 2:00pm Littleton, CO

This is an all-day adventure to Waterton Canyon to explore big horn sheep. We'll hike into the canyon, and look and listen for big horn...

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Cunning Coyote

Saturday, December 5, 2015 - 11:00am to 12:00pm Westminster, CO

Coyotes are no longer strangers to the city or to our park! Come discover what makes the coyote such a successful neighbor. We will also discuss...

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Cooley Lake Nature Walks at South Platte Park

Saturday, December 12, 2015 - 9:30am Littleton, CO

Here's your chance to experience the limited-access wildlife area at Cooley Lake, South Platte Park. These free (yes, no charge) naturalist-...

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Winter Break Nature Camp at South Platte Park

Monday, December 21, 2015 - 9:00am to 12:00pm Littleton, CO

When school’s out for even a day kids look for something challenging to keep them busy. Activities include tracking, winter survival, and winter...

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Winter Break Nature Camp at South Platte Park

Tuesday, December 22, 2015 - 9:00am to 12:00pm Littleton, CO

When school’s out for even a day kids look for something challenging to keep them busy. Activities include tracking, winter survival, and winter...

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Winter Break Nature Camp at South Platte Park

Wednesday, December 23, 2015 - 9:00am to 12:00pm Littleton, CO

When school’s out for even a day kids look for something challenging to keep them busy. Activities include tracking, winter survival, and winter...

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Bald Eagles at South Platte Park

Saturday, December 26, 2015 - 9:00am to 11:00am Littleton, CO

Learn the quirky habits of our national symbol - the bald eagle. Hike with a naturalist to look for eagles perched over the lakes or river in...

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Winter Break Nature Camp at South Platte Park

Monday, December 28, 2015 - 9:00am to 12:00pm Littleton, CO

When school’s out for even a day kids look for something challenging to keep them busy. Activities include tracking, winter survival, and winter...

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Winter Break Nature Camp at South Platte Park

Tuesday, December 29, 2015 - 9:00am to 12:00pm Littleton, CO

When school’s out for even a day kids look for something challenging to keep them busy. Activities include tracking, winter survival, and winter...

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Winter Break Nature Camp at South Platte Park

Wednesday, December 30, 2015 - 9:00am to 12:00pm Littleton, CO

When school’s out for even a day kids look for something challenging to keep them busy. Activities include tracking, winter survival, and winter...

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Bald Eagles at South Platte Park

Saturday, January 2, 2016 - 9:00am to 11:00am Littleton, CO

Learn the quirky habits of our national symbol - the bald eagle. Hike with a naturalist to look for eagles perched over the lakes or river in...

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No School Nature Camp at South Platte Park

Monday, January 4, 2016 - 8:30am to 4:00pm Littleton, CO

When school’s out for even a day kids look for something challenging to keep them busy. South Platte Park offers several programs during those...

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Cooley Lake Nature Walks at South Platte Park

Saturday, January 9, 2016 - 9:30am Littleton, CO

Here's your chance to experience the limited-access wildlife area at Cooley Lake, South Platte Park. These free (yes, no charge) naturalist-...

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No School Nature Camp at South Platte Park

Friday, January 15, 2016 - 8:30am to 4:30pm Littleton, CO

When school’s out for even a day kids look for something challenging to keep them busy. South Platte Park offers several programs during those...

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Chatfield State Park - What do beavers do in the winter?

Saturday, January 23, 2016 - 10:00am to 11:30am Littleton, CO

Join Volunteer Naturalist Suzanne Peterson for this program about beavers. Learn what these giant rodents do in the winter to survive. Be...

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Chatfield State Park - Birdwalk

Saturday, January 30, 2016 - 7:00am to 11:00am Littleton, CO

Join Volunteer Naturalist and bird expert Joey Kellner for this monthly hike where you can explore the park and search for feathered treasure....

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Cooley Lake Nature Walks at South Platte Park

Saturday, February 13, 2016 - 9:30am Littleton, CO

Here's your chance to experience the limited-access wildlife area at Cooley Lake, South Platte Park. These free (yes, no charge) naturalist-...

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No School Nature Camp at South Platte Park

Monday, February 15, 2016 - 8:30am to 4:30pm Littleton, CO

When school’s out for even a day kids look for something challenging to keep them busy. South Platte Park offers several programs during those...

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Full Moon Hike

Monday, February 22, 2016 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm Highlands Ranch, CO

Hike by the light of the moon around the Highlands Ranch Historic Park to look and listen for animal sights and sounds. Learn the history of the...

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After-School Outdoor Explorers

Friday, February 26, 2016 - 3:00pm to 4:30pm Westminster, CO

Join us at Standley Lake as we explore the natural world around us! The after school outdoor explorers program is designed for children who are...

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Australia Ecotour via South Platte Park

Wednesday, March 2, 2016 - 12:00pm to Thursday, March 17, 2016 - 12:00pm Littleton, CO

Join South Platte Park down under for an ecotour of a lifetime. We'll explore Melbourne and Victoria, including Great Ocean Road and the...

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Cooley Lake Nature Walks at South Platte Park

Saturday, March 12, 2016 - 9:30am Littleton, CO

Here's your chance to experience the limited-access wildlife area at Cooley Lake, South Platte Park. These free (yes, no charge) naturalist-...

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No School Nature Camp at South Platte Park

Monday, March 21, 2016 - 8:30am to Thursday, March 24, 2016 - 4:30pm Littleton, CO

When school’s out for even a day kids look for something challenging to keep them busy. South Platte Park offers several programs during those...

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After-School Outdoor Explorers

Friday, March 25, 2016 - 3:00pm to 4:30pm Westminster, CO

Join us at Standley Lake as we explore the natural world around us! The after school outdoor explorers program is designed for children who are...

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Bison Exploration

Saturday, April 9, 2016 - 10:00am to 12:00pm Wellington, CO

Soapstone Prairie Natural Area, meet at the North Parking Lot
See American bison in their natural habitat, the shortgrass prairie! We will...

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Chatfield State Park

Friday, April 22, 2016 - 10:00am to 2:00pm , CO

Join Park Ranger Corrine Servis and Park Interpreter Amber Barnett for some Earth Day fun. Help widen and clear a trail that can be used for...

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After-School Outdoor Explorers

Friday, April 22, 2016 - 3:00pm to 4:30pm Westminster, CO

Join us at Standley Lake as we explore the natural world around us! The after school outdoor explorers program is designed for children who are...

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Chatfield State Park

Sunday, April 24, 2016 - 10:00am to 12:00pm , CO

Join Certified Native Plant Master Pam Little on an easy walk to discover what blooms in the Spring at Chatfield. Learn about the documented...

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Bald Eagle Discovery

Saturday, May 7, 2016 - 9:00am to 10:30am Westminster, CO

Take a guided nature tour through Standley Lake Nature Refuge to get an “up-close” look at our resident eagles. This tour will discuss every...

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Bald Eagle Discovery

Saturday, May 14, 2016 - 9:00am to 10:30am Westminster, CO

Take a guided nature tour through Standley Lake Nature Refuge to get an “up-close” look at our resident eagles. This tour will discuss every...

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Birds of Standley Lake

Sunday, May 15, 2016 - 7:30am to 9:30am Westminster, CO

Learn about Bald Eagles, Great Blue Herons and Cormorants, just to name a few, all which live at the park. Go on a 1-mile hike and see how some of...

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Chatfield State Park

Sunday, May 15, 2016 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm , CO

Native Plant Walk
Join Volunteer and Certified Native Plant Master Pam Little on an easy walk to discover what blooms in the Spring at...

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Morning Bird Walk

Saturday, May 21, 2016 - 7:30am to 8:30am Westminster, CO

Standley Lake has partnered with Heritage Golf Course to bring you this one of a kind program: Beginning and expert birders are invited to explore...

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Arid Adaptations

Saturday, May 21, 2016 - 9:00am to 11:30am Ft. Collins, CO

Reservoir Ridge Natural Area, meet at the Michaud Lane Trailhead.
In an area with scarce water, how do plants and animals survive? Learn...

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Bald Eagle Discovery

Sunday, May 22, 2016 - 9:30am to 10:45am Westminster, CO

Take a guided nature tour through Standley Lake Nature Refuge to get an “up-close” look at our resident eagles. This tour will discuss every...

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Geology Exploration: From Basement to Desert

Tuesday, May 24, 2016 - 9:00am to 1:30pm Loveland, CO

Bobcat Ridge Natural Area, meet in the parking lot.
Hike with a friendly and fun geologist to uncover the secrets of how the landscape...

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Bald Eagle Discovery

Sunday, May 29, 2016 - 8:30am to 10:00am Westminster, CO

Take a guided nature tour through Standley Lake Nature Refuge to get an “up-close” look at our resident eagles. This tour will discuss every...

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20th Anniversary Hike: Birding Tour

Friday, June 3, 2016 - 6:30am Livermore, CO

Spring is an excellent time to view the abundance and diversity of migratory and resident birds along the Front Range of Colorado. Join Bird...

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Bald Eagle Discovery

Friday, June 3, 2016 - 8:30am to 10:00am Westminster, CO

Take a guided nature tour through Standley Lake Nature Refuge to get an “up-close” look at our resident eagles. This tour will discuss every...

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Passport to Your Open Spaces Hike

Friday, June 3, 2016 - 9:00am to 11:30am , CO

Hike at Devil’s Backbone Open Space with Commissioner Tom Donnelly and Open Lands Program Manager Kerri Rollins to help kick off Larimer County’s...

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Geology Underfoot at the Devil's Backbone

Friday, June 3, 2016 - 10:00am to 11:30am , CO

Join naturalist Ed and travel through millions of years of time as you gain insights into the fascinating geology of this prominent local landmark...

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Farmers Bird Walk

Saturday, June 4, 2016 - 7:30am to 9:00am Westminster, CO

Join our park naturalist on the Farmers' High Line Canal Trail to discover the Farmer High Line Canal Trail avian diversity! We will discuss...

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Trail Construction at Cheyenne Mountain State Park

Saturday, June 4, 2016 - 8:00am to Sunday, June 5, 2016 - 2:00pm Colorado Springs, CO

Get outdoors and work for a good cause with Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado. Join VOC June 4-5 at Cheyenne Mountain State Park, the beautiful...

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Hike to Homestead

Saturday, June 4, 2016 - 9:00am to 2:00pm Fort Collins, CO

Soapstone Prairie Natural Area, meet at the south parking lot.
Learn about the early history of the settlers of Soapstone Prairie. Visit...

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Chatfield State Park: First Saturday Hike

Saturday, June 4, 2016 - 9:00am to 12:00pm , CO

Explore along Plum Creek and Platte River to learn about plants and wildlife in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains . Join Chatfield naturalists...

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National Trails Day - Chatfield Service Project

Saturday, June 4, 2016 - 10:00am to 1:00pm , CO

Join us at Chatfield State Park to celebrate National Trails Day! Meet at the parking lot near the Discovery Pavilion and Audubon Center, located...

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Native Plants of Devil's Backbone

Tuesday, June 7, 2016 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm , CO

Join a native plant specialist to discover what’s blooming this time of year at Devil’s Backbone Open Space. Explore local ecology, learn what’s...

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Adult Nature Walks

Thursday, June 9, 2016 - 8:00am to 11:00am Westminster, CO

Join our park naturalist for a guided nature walk to enjoy some fresh air, get exercise and take in the beautiful scenery!

June-McKay Lake...

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Urban Edible Forage Walk

Saturday, June 11, 2016 - 9:00am to 11:00am Westminster, CO

Summer is the season to welcome growth, longer days, and lots and lots of sprouting plants! Have you ever hiked at Standley Lake and asked...

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Family Nature Club

Saturday, June 11, 2016 - 9:00am to 11:00am Ft. Collins, CO

Nix Farm, 1745 Hoffman Mill Rd.
Calling all families with children 12 and under! Kids who spend more time outside have greater attention...

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Eagles, Owls, and More of River Bluffs

Saturday, June 11, 2016 - 10:00am to 12:00pm Fort Collins, CO

Join naturalist Carl at River Bluffs Open Space for a look at the larger than life birds that use this river corridor. Carl will also tell the...

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Insect and Spider Mania

Sunday, June 12, 2016 - 10:00am to 12:00pm Westminster, CO

Calling all young entomologists! An endless variety of insects are hiding just about everywhere outdoors, waiting for us to find! From the tiny...

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Pioneer Life

Wednesday, June 15, 2016 - 9:00am to 10:00am Loveland, CO

Bobcat Ridge Natural Area, meet at the parking lot.
Find out what life was like as an early settler by visiting historic farm structures....

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Pioneer Life

Wednesday, June 15, 2016 - 9:00am to 12:00pm Loveland, CO

Bobcat Ridge Natural Area, meet at the parking lot.
Find out what life was like as an early settler by visiting historic farm structures....

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Nature Walk Series

Wednesday, June 15, 2016 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm Loveland, CO

Boyd Lake State Park is a water-sports haven for northern Colorado. The lake lies at the western-most edge of the plains at the foot of snow-...

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Outdoor Learning and Campfire Programs

Wednesday, June 15, 2016 - 1:00pm to Wednesday, June 22, 2016 - 2:00pm Loveland, CO

Boyd Lake State Park is a water-sports haven for northern Colorado. The lake lies at the western-most edge of the plains at the foot of snow-...

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Junior Ranger Hike

Wednesday, June 15, 2016 - 5:00pm to 7:30pm , CO

Have you always wanted to be a Junior Ranger? Now you can! Join naturalists on a hike to Horsetooth Falls at Horsetooth Mountain Open Space and...

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Flowers and Their Insect Partners

Saturday, June 18, 2016 - 9:00am to 12:00pm Fort Collins, CO

Soapstone Prairie Natural Area, meet at the north parking lot.
Learn about the flowers of summer on the high prairie ecosystem and the...

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Wildflower Photography

Saturday, June 18, 2016 - 9:00am to 12:00pm , CO

Have you ever wanted to capture the beauty of wildflowers along the trail? Join volunteer naturalist and photographer Janet for a workshop on...

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Margaret's Pond Nature Stroll

Sunday, June 19, 2016 - 9:00am to 10:00am Westminster, CO

Join us for an outdoor casual ½ mile stroll along Margaret Pond! Margaret Pond is a hidden jewel that offers opportunity for nature. We will...

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Nature Walk Series

Wednesday, June 22, 2016 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm Loveland, CO

Boyd Lake State Park is a water-sports haven for northern Colorado. The lake lies at the western-most edge of the plains at the foot of snow-...

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Spruce Gulch Invasive Weed Removal

Friday, June 24, 2016 - 8:00am to 4:00pm Boulder, CO

Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado needs you! On June 24, join VOC outside of Boulder to help with critical invasive weed removal efforts. Volunteers...

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Chatfield State Park: Birdwalk

Saturday, June 25, 2016 - 7:00am to 11:00am , CO

Join Volunteer Naturalist and bird expert Joey Kellner for this monthly hike where you can explore the park and search for feathered treasure. All...

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Nature Walk Series

Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm Loveland, CO

Boyd Lake State Park is a water-sports haven for northern Colorado. The lake lies at the western-most edge of the plains at the foot of snow-...

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Native Plants of Devil's Backbone

Tuesday, July 5, 2016 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm , CO

Join a native plant specialist to discover what’s blooming this time of year at Devil’s Backbone Open Space, located just west of Loveland off of...

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Geology Underfoot at the Devil's Backbone

Friday, July 8, 2016 - 10:00am to 11:30am , CO

Join naturalist Ed and travel through millions of years of time as you gain insights into the fascinating geology of this prominent local landmark...

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Galena Ditch Trail Construction & Family Camping

Saturday, July 23, 2016 - 8:00am to Sunday, July 24, 2016 - 4:00pm Breckenridge, CO

Join Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado – and 100 other volunteers just like you! – on this exciting stewardship and family camping experience in...

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Junior Ranger Hike at Devil's Backbone

Monday, July 25, 2016 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm , CO

Have you always wanted to be a Junior Ranger? Now you can! Join naturalists on a hike to the Keyhole at Devil's Backbone Open Space. Learn...

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Jr. Ranger Adventures

Saturday, July 30, 2016 - 9:00am to 1:00pm Westminster, CO

What does it take to be a Jr. Ranger? Come find out on our two day Jr. Ranger program! Junior Rangers will explore the parks natural and...

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Wildflower Ecology Walk

Saturday, July 30, 2016 - 9:00am to 11:30am , CO

Join ecologist and naturalist Paul for a walk through the wildflowers at Hermit Park Open Space and learn about the ecology of our local...

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Jr. Ranger Adventures

Sunday, July 31, 2016 - 9:00am to 1:00pm Westminster, CO

What does it take to be a Jr. Ranger? Come find out on our two day Jr. Ranger program! Junior Rangers will explore the parks natural and...

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Chatfield State Park: First Saturday Hike

Saturday, August 6, 2016 - 9:00am to 12:00pm , CO

Join our park Volunteer Naturalist Suzanne Peterson on this family friendly hike to some of Chatfield's hidden gems. Bring water and snacks...

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Adult Nature Walks

Thursday, August 11, 2016 - 8:00am to 11:00am Westminster, CO

Join our park naturalist for a guided nature walk to enjoy some fresh air, get exercise and take in the beautiful scenery!

June-McKay Lake...

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20th Anniversary Program: On the Trail of Predators

Saturday, August 20, 2016 - 8:00am to 11:00am Loveland, CO

Join naturalist David Neils on a guided hike through Sulzer Gulch at Sylvan Dale Guest Ranch, located west of Loveland off of Hwy 34. You’ll learn...

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Jr. Survivor Challenge

Saturday, August 20, 2016 - 10:00am to 2:00pm Westminster, CO

Your plane crash landed on a deserted island! Luckily no one was injured. Can you survive? What will you eat? How will you find shelter? In this...

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Birds of Standley Lake

Saturday, August 27, 2016 - 7:00am to 9:00am Westminster, CO

Learn about Bald Eagles, Great Blue Herons and Cormorants, just to name a few, all which live at the park. Go on a 1-mile hike and see how some of...

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Chatfield State Park: Birdwalk

Saturday, August 27, 2016 - 7:00am to 11:00am , CO

Join Volunteer Naturalist and bird expert Joey Kellner for this monthly hike where you can explore the park and search for feathered treasure...

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Pineries Open Space Fire Restoration

Saturday, August 27, 2016 - 8:00am to 4:00pm Colorado Springs, CO

Three years after the Black Forest Fire, volunteers are still needed to help the area recover. On August 27, join Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado...

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Summer Plant Walk

Sunday, August 28, 2016 - 8:00am to 10:00am Loveland, CO

Join Wandering Botanist Kathy at Devil's Backbone Open Space to learn about our wildflowers, weeds, and folklore. Approximately 1.5 hour...

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Summer Plant Walk

Sunday, August 28, 2016 - 8:00am to 10:00am , CO

Join botanist Kathy Keeler to learn the stories of the beautiful plants that inhabit Devil's backbone Open Space.

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20th Anniversary Program: History of Devil's Backbone

Monday, August 29, 2016 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm , CO

Join local author and tour guide Ken Jessen for a hike through the history of Devil’s Backbone Open Space. Explore the story of the gypsum mine...

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Redcloud and Sunshine Peaks Access Trail Restoration

Friday, September 9, 2016 - 8:00am to Sunday, September 11, 2016 - 4:00pm , CO

The Silver Creek Trail that volunteers will be working on is located by beautiful Lake City, a small Western Colorado mountain town untouched by...

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Red Rock Canyon Trail Construction

Saturday, September 10, 2016 - 8:00am to 4:00pm , CO

If you love the red rocks of Garden of the Gods, you'll love this tranquil place! Red Rock Canyon Open Space, located south of U.S. Route 24...

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Landforms and Life Forms

Saturday, September 10, 2016 - 9:00am to 12:00pm Fort Collins, CO

Soapstone Prairie, meet at the north parking lot.
Learn more about the intimate connection between geology, landforms, and the life that has...

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Cooley Lake Walk at South Platte Park

Saturday, September 10, 2016 - 9:30am to 11:00am Littleton, CO

Explore Cooley Lake wildlife area during a naturalist-guided walk. This area has limited public access to protect wildlife. These walks occur the...

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Family Nature Club

Saturday, September 10, 2016 - 11:00am to 1:00pm , CO

The Gardens on Spring Creek to attend Nature’s Harvest Fest
Calling all families with children 12 and under! Kids who spend more time...

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Westy Family Camp Night

Saturday, September 10, 2016 - 12:00pm to Sunday, September 11, 2016 - 10:00am Westminster, CO

Come say goodbye to summer at our 3rd annual Westy Family Camp Night! Enjoy canoeing, cookouts, s’mores by the fire, outdoor nature programs, arts...

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Quandary Peak Trail and Ecological Restoration

Saturday, September 17, 2016 - 7:00am to Sunday, September 18, 2016 - 4:00pm , CO

Quandary Peak's access trail receives nearly 700 visits each week! This heavy amount of traffic has resulted in many hikers creating their...

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Arthur's Rock Trail Restoration at Lory State Park

Saturday, September 17, 2016 - 8:00am to Sunday, September 18, 2016 - 4:00pm , CO

Unfortunately, the popularity of Arthur's Rock Trail comes with a price. After years of heavy human traffic, the trail is experiencing severe...

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Smithsonian at Lindennmeier

Sunday, September 18, 2016 - 10:00am to 12:00pm Wellington, CO

Soapstone Prairie Natural Area, meet at the North Parking Lot.
Travel back in time to learn how Paleoindians survived the high plains; 10,...

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Stone Quarry Trail Construction and Recreation Day

Saturday, September 24, 2016 - 8:00am to Sunday, September 25, 2016 - 4:00pm , CO

Volunteers ages 14 and up are needed on this unique project that combines a day of trail construction on Saturday, followed by a day of recreation...

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Cougar Ridge Trail Restoration

Saturday, October 1, 2016 - 8:00am to Sunday, October 2, 2016 - 4:00pm , CO

Due to the trail's popularity and natural wear and tear, portions of the Minturn Mile have suffered from erosion and other maintenance issues...

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Cooley Lake Walk at South Platte Park

Saturday, October 8, 2016 - 9:30am to 11:00am Littleton, CO

Explore Cooley Lake wildlife area during a naturalist-guided walk. This area has limited public access to protect wildlife. These walks occur the...

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No School Nature Camp at South Platte Park ages 6-10

Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 8:30am Littleton, CO

No school? No problem! Delight in a full day adventure packed with nature encounters. Different activities each day include nature play, finding...

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No School Nature Camp at South Platte Park ages 6-10

Friday, October 21, 2016 - 8:30am Littleton, CO

No school? No problem! Delight in a full day adventure packed with nature encounters. Different activities each day include nature play, finding...

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Ecology Park Trail Construction

Saturday, October 22, 2016 - 8:00am to Sunday, October 23, 2016 - 3:00pm Canon City, CO

Volunteers will assist with the new construction of approximately two miles of natural, sustainable surface trails for non-motorized use. This...

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Geology Hike at Red Mountain Open Space

Saturday, October 22, 2016 - 10:00am to 2:00pm , CO

Come learn about the beautiful geology of Red Mountain Open Space! See the unique geological formations that have been cut by Box Elder Creek, and...

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Devil's Backbone to Coyote Ridge Hike

Saturday, November 5, 2016 - 9:00am to 3:00pm Loveland, CO

Learn about the unique ecology of this region as you hike from Devil's Backbone Open Space through Coyote Ridge Natural Area. Please bring...

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Day Hike: Devil's Backbone to Coyote Ridge

Saturday, November 5, 2016 - 9:00am to 3:00pm Loveland, CO

Meet at the Devil’s Backbone Open Space parking lot.
Hike from Devil's Backbone Open Space through Coyote Ridge Natural Area with...

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Autumn Birds of Standley Lake

Saturday, November 12, 2016 - 8:30am to 10:30am Westminster, CO

Come search for fall migrating birds at Standley Lake! Feel free to bring binoculars and a field guide to help identify our flying visitors. You...

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Cooley Lake Walk at South Platte Park

Saturday, November 12, 2016 - 9:30am to 11:00am Littleton, CO

Explore Cooley Lake wildlife area during a naturalist-guided walk. This area has limited public access to protect wildlife. These walks occur the...

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Fall Break Camp at South Platte Park

Monday, November 21, 2016 - 9:00am to Wednesday, November 23, 2016 - 12:00pm Littleton, CO

For 6-10 year-olds. Explore Fall at South Platte Park! Each day, children will delight in games, hikes and nature-based activities. Every day is...

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Soaring Raptors

Saturday, December 10, 2016 - 9:00am to 10:30am Westminster, CO

Learn what makes raptors unique in the avian world and explore what actions can be taken to make a difference for wildlife and our environment. We...

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Cooley Lake Walk at South Platte Park

Saturday, December 10, 2016 - 9:30am to 11:00am Littleton, CO

Explore Cooley Lake wildlife area during a naturalist-guided walk. This area has limited public access to protect wildlife. These walks occur the...

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Full Moon Stroll

Wednesday, December 14, 2016 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm Westminster, CO

Have you ever wondered what the lake looks like under the glow of the moon? Join our park naturalist for a full moon stroll and see firsthand the...

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Life on the Edge: Winter Birds

Saturday, December 17, 2016 - 8:30am to 10:00am Westminster, CO

Not everyone flies south for the winter. Come explore the winter landscape, learn to identify the birds that live their life on the edge at...

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Winter Break Nature Camp at South Platte Park ages 6-10

Monday, December 26, 2016 - 9:00am to Friday, December 30, 2016 - 12:00pm Littleton, CO

Explore winter at South Platte Park! Each day, children will delight in games, hikes and nature-based activities including tracking, winter...

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No School Nature Camp at South Platte Park ages 6-10

Monday, January 9, 2017 - 8:00am Littleton, CO

No school? No problem! Delight in a full day adventure packed with nature encounters. Different activities each day include nature play, finding...

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Thursday Tot-time

Thursday, January 12, 2017 - 10:00am to 10:45am Westminster, CO

Introduce your toddler to nature with short talks and trail walks. Come enjoy a 45 minute nature activity with your toddler. Each program offers...

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Cooley Lake Walk at South Platte Park

Saturday, January 14, 2017 - 9:30am to 11:00am Littleton, CO

Explore Cooley Lake wildlife area during a naturalist-guided walk. This area has limited public access to protect wildlife. These walks occur the...

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No School Nature Camp at South Platte Park ages 6-10

Monday, January 16, 2017 - 8:00am Littleton, CO

No school? No problem! Delight in a full day adventure packed with nature encounters. Different activities each day include nature play, finding...

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MLK Jr. Day Hike to Winks Lodge and Roosevelt National Forest

Monday, January 16, 2017 - 10:00am to 12:00pm Black Hawk, CO

Join us in celebrating MLK Jr. Day with a wintery hike up to Winks Lodge and the surrounding Roosevelt National Forest, as we learn about the...

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Thursday Tot-time

Thursday, February 9, 2017 - 10:00am to 10:45am Westminster, CO

Introduce your toddler to nature with short talks and trail walks. Come enjoy a 45 minute nature activity with your toddler. Each program offers...

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Cooley Lake Walk at South Platte Park

Saturday, February 11, 2017 - 9:30am to 11:00am Littleton, CO

Explore Cooley Lake wildlife area during a naturalist-guided walk. This area has limited public access to protect wildlife. These walks occur the...

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No School Nature Camp at South Platte Park ages 6-10

Monday, February 20, 2017 - 8:30am Littleton, CO

No school? No problem! Delight in a full day adventure packed with nature encounters. Different activities each day include nature play, finding...

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Sky Quest

Saturday, February 25, 2017 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm Westminster, CO

The moon is hiding on this clear night to observe faint objects such as galaxies and star clusters! Enjoy hot chocolate while viewing common stars...

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Cooley Lake Walk at South Platte Park

Saturday, March 11, 2017 - 9:30am to 11:00am Littleton, CO

Explore Cooley Lake wildlife area during a naturalist-guided walk. This area has limited public access to protect wildlife. These walks occur the...

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Who Loves the Moon?

Saturday, March 11, 2017 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm Westminster, CO

Come learn about the marvelous mammals that come out at night! You will learn about the interesting ways these furry creatures can defend...

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Nature's Comeback: Bald Eagles

Saturday, March 18, 2017 - 9:00am to 10:00am Westminster, CO

Our resident bald eagles are back at it again! Take a guided nature tour through Standley Lake Regional Park to get an “up-close” look at our...

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Spring Birds

Saturday, March 25, 2017 - 8:00am to 9:30am Westmisnter, CO

As the spring season settles in, so do our feathered friends! We will practice using binoculars and learn important tips on bird identification....

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Spring Break Nature Camp at South Platte Park

Monday, March 27, 2017 - 8:30am to Thursday, March 30, 2017 - 4:30pm Littleton, CO

Delight in a full day adventure packed week with nature encounters. Different activities each day include nature play, finding wildlife, hiking...

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Nature's Comeback: Bald Eagles

Saturday, April 1, 2017 - 9:00am to 10:00am Westminster, CO

Our resident bald eagles are back at it again! Take a guided nature tour through Standley Lake Regional Park to get an “up-close” look at our...

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Crew Chef Webinar

Wednesday, April 5, 2017 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm , CO

Good food = happy volunteers.

This introductory crew chef training - for new and current VOC volunteers - is designed for those interested...

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Stories on the Trail

Saturday, April 8, 2017 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm Westminster, CO

Standley Lake has partnered with City of Westminster Libraries: College Hill Library, to bring you this unique program:
Have you ever wanted...

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Standley Lake Naturalist Volunteer Open House

Saturday, April 8, 2017 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm Westminster, CO

“Nature guiding, as we see it, is more inspirational than informational.”- Enos Mills famous Naturalist

Inspire the next generation, become...

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Thursday Tot-time

Thursday, April 13, 2017 - 10:00am to 10:45am Westminster, CO

Introduce your toddler to nature with short talks and trail walks. Come enjoy a 45 minute nature activity with your toddler. Each program offers...

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Spring Birds

Saturday, April 15, 2017 - 8:00am to 9:30am Westmisnter, CO

As the spring season settles in, so do our feathered friends! We will practice using binoculars and learn important tips on bird identification....

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Earth Day Clean-Up

Friday, April 21, 2017 - 9:00am to 12:00pm Westminster, CO

We’ll supply the gloves, trash bags, and beautiful lake views! Attention: Standley Lake lovers, scouts, youth groups, and student interns – this...

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Nature EdVentures - Introduction to Geocaching

Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm Highlands Ranch, CO

If you are a long time explorer or geocaching is something you have always wanted to try, bring your smartphone and join a Highlands Ranch Metro...

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Cascade Creek Trail Restoration

Saturday, May 13, 2017 - 8:00am to Sunday, May 14, 2017 - 4:00pm , CO

About the Stewardship Site:
This site is strategically located at the base of Chalk Creek Canyon, which attracts visitors who enjoy nearby...

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East San Luis Valley Trail Construction

Saturday, May 20, 2017 - 8:00am to Sunday, May 21, 2017 - 4:00pm , CO

About the Stewardship Site:
The Eastern San Luis Valley Trail System winds through pinon pine and juniper forests at the base of the...

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Geology Exploration: From Basement to Desert

Tuesday, May 23, 2017 - 9:00am to 1:30pm Loveland, CO

Hike with a friendly and fun geologist to uncover the secrets of how the landscape formed. Discover the oldest rocks in Larimer County, the Great...

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Land Forms and Life Forms along Reservoir Ridge

Friday, May 26, 2017 - 9:00am to 12:00pm , CO

Reservoir Ridge Natural Area, meet at the west parking lot.
Learn about the intimate connection between geology, landforms and the life that...

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Natural History of Pineridge

Saturday, May 27, 2017 - 9:30am to 11:00am , CO

Pineridge Natural Area, meet at the west parking lot. Do not park in the Maxwell parking lot.
The prairies, shrub lands, and ponderosa...

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Waldo Canyon Fire Restoration

Wednesday, May 31, 2017 - 7:00am to 4:00pm Colorado Springs, CO

Please visit our website for more information: https://www.rmfi.org/civicrm/event/info?...

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Dixon Trail Construction at Cheyenne Mountain State Park

Saturday, June 3, 2017 - 8:00am to Sunday, June 4, 2017 - 3:00pm , CO

About the Stewardship Site:
Situated in an exceptional landscape that inspired "America the Beautiful", the 1,680-acre Cheyenne...

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Free Get Outdoors Day Colorado Springs

Saturday, June 3, 2017 - 9:00am to 4:00pm Colorado Springs, CO

Join us at Memorial Park/Prospect Lake for this FREE event for kids and adults alike! Experience a variety of outdoor activities such as biking,...

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Wildflowers Through the Seasons

Saturday, June 3, 2017 - 10:00am to 12:00pm Wellington, CO

Soapstone Prairie Natural Area, meet at the north parking lot.
Take a walk to see what is in bloom and learn about native plants. 1-2 miles...

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Edible Forage Walk

Sunday, June 4, 2017 - 10:00am to 12:00pm Westminster, CO

Have you ever hiked at Standley Lake and asked yourself, I wonder if that plant is edible? Join, the Urban Forager, Kate Armstrong, to identify...

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Creepy Crawly Safari - Half-day Camp

Monday, June 5, 2017 - 9:00am to Friday, June 9, 2017 - 12:00pm COLORADO SPRINGS, CO

Creepy Crawly Safari – Half-day Camp
Ages 6-8 | $185

Try your hand at fishing in Mesa Creek to learn what kinds of insects, animals,...

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Moonlight Hike

Friday, June 9, 2017 - 8:00pm to 9:00pm Westminster, CO

Ever wondered what the lake looks like under the glow of the moon? Join our park naturalist for a moonlit stroll and see firsthand the lake in a...

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Adult Night Walk

Friday, June 9, 2017 - 8:00pm to 10:00pm , CO

Adults experience a long walk with a Master Naturalist and time for reflection. Walks are offered near the full moon with lots of natural light—...

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Walnut Creek Bird Walk

Saturday, June 10, 2017 - 8:00am to 9:00am Westminster, CO

Standley Lake has partnered with Walnut Creek (formerly known as Heritage) Golf Course to bring you this one of a kind program: Beginning and...

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Creek Bottom Trail Restoration at Castlewood Canyon

Saturday, June 10, 2017 - 8:00am to 4:00pm , CO

About the Stewardship Site:
Hidden in the rolling prairie on Highway 83 near Franktown, Colorado, is Castlewood Canyon State Park. An easy...

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Singletree Fence Removal

Saturday, June 10, 2017 - 9:00am to 3:00pm , CO

About the Stewardship Site:
Located in the heart of Eagle County, the Singletree Community sits on the northern slopes of the sunny Vail...

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Nature's Beauty Hike

Sunday, June 11, 2017 - 8:00am to 10:00am Westminster, CO

Snap some pictures on this guided hike around Margarets Pond in June and Standley Lake in August to view the season's abundance of colorful...

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Outdoor Explorers Camp

Tuesday, June 13, 2017 - 9:00am to Friday, June 16, 2017 - 4:00pm Colorado Springs, CO

Outdoor Explorers – Day Camp +1 Overnight
Ages 9-11 | $375

Hike mountain trails and navigate rushing streams with Catamount this...

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South Mount Elbert Trail Construction

Saturday, June 24, 2017 - 6:30am to Sunday, June 25, 2017 - 2:30pm , CO

About the Stewardship Site:
Standing at 14,433 feet, Mount Elbert is Colorado's tallest mountain and the apex of the Rocky Mountain...

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Prairie Dogs, Oh My!

Saturday, June 24, 2017 - 9:00am to 10:30am Westminster, CO

They are seen by some as a nuisance, but in a short presentation followed by an easy hike, the Standley Lake naturalist will explain how they are...

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Wild Bugs

Sunday, June 25, 2017 - 9:00am to 9:45am Westminster, CO

Travel out on a wild bug quest to carefully find our tiny friends at Standley Lake. We will be exploring through tall grasses and using insect...

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Field Science Camp

Monday, June 26, 2017 - 9:00am to Friday, June 30, 2017 - 4:00pm Colorado Springs, CO

Field Science Camp – Day Camp
Ages 10-12| $275

A Field Scientists’ work is in the great outdoors. Make the mountains your laboratory...

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Warren Gulch Trail Restoration

Friday, June 30, 2017 - 8:00am to 4:00pm , CO

About the Stewardship Site:
Sitting just outside the Mount Evans Wilderness, the Warren Gulch Trail offers hiking and mountain biking access...

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Moonlight Hike

Friday, July 7, 2017 - 8:00pm to 9:00pm Westminster, CO

Ever wondered what the lake looks like under the glow of the moon? Join our park naturalist for a moonlit stroll and see firsthand the lake in a...

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Pikes Peak South Slope Trail Construction at Lake Moraine

Saturday, July 8, 2017 - 8:00am to Sunday, July 9, 2017 - 4:00pm Colorado Springs, CO

About the Stewardship Site:
The South Slope Recreation Area encompasses three pristine reservoirs at 11,000 feet in elevation, on the south...

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Wheeler Geologic Area Trail Restoration

Monday, July 10, 2017 - 8:00am to Friday, July 14, 2017 - 4:00pm , CO

About the Stewardship Site:
This site is a must if you've never been! Located near the historic mining town of Creede in the San Juan...

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Rutherford & Anna Mule Trails Restoration

Saturday, July 15, 2017 - 8:00am to Sunday, July 16, 2017 - 4:00pm , CO

About the Stewardship Site:
Located just outside of the Victorian mining town of Georgetown, the Rutherford and Anna Mule Trails are hidden...

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Jr.Ranger Adventure!

Saturday, July 15, 2017 - 10:00am to 12:00pm Westminster, CO

Do you have what it takes to be a Jr. Ranger!? Come find out in our Jr. Ranger program! Discover the park's natural and historical areas,...

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Jr.Ranger Adventure!

Sunday, July 16, 2017 - 10:00am to 12:00pm Westminster, CO

Do you have what it takes to be a Jr. Ranger!? Come find out in our Jr. Ranger program! Discover the park's natural and historical areas,...

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Town of Breckenridge Claimjumper Trail Construction and Family Camping

Saturday, July 22, 2017 - 8:00am , CO

About the Stewardship Site:
VOC is excited to continue our long and successful partnership with the Town of Breckenridge. Each year, our...

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Trail Restoration at Urad State Wildlife Area

Saturday, July 29, 2017 - 8:00am to Sunday, July 30, 2017 - 2:00pm , CO

About the Stewardship Site:
Whether you want to fish, hike or watch wildlife, you can't do much better than the uncrowded, peaceful...

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South Mount Elbert Trail Construction

Saturday, July 29, 2017 - 8:00am to Sunday, July 30, 2017 - 2:00pm , CO

About the Stewardship Site:
Standing at 14,433 feet, Mount Elbert is Colorado's tallest mountain and the apex of the Rocky Mountain...

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Volunteer Vacation - Cheyenne Mountain State Park Dixon Trail Construction

Monday, July 31, 2017 - 12:30pm to Friday, August 4, 2017 - 12:30pm , CO

Please visit our website for more information about this event: https://www.rmfi.org/...

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Cairn Youth Program Mentorship

Tuesday, August 1, 2017 - 2:00pm to Tuesday, May 1, 2018 - 2:00pm Denver, CO

VOC’s Cairn Youth Program is an outdoor stewardship program for high school students. The 9-month program engages youth in hands-on stewardship...

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Mike O'Brien Memorial Project: Dry Lake Trail Construction and Family Camping

Saturday, August 5, 2017 - 8:00am to Sunday, August 6, 2017 - 2:15pm , CO

About the Stewardship Site:
Situated just outside Steamboat Springs, the Buffalo Pass area has long been a favorite for outdoor recreation....

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Wildflowers through the Seasons

Wednesday, August 9, 2017 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm Masonville, CO

Bobcat Ridge Natural Area, meet at the parking lot.
Take a walk to see what is in bloom and learn about native plants. Bring water, food,...

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Teen Mountain Bike Ride along the Poudre River

Friday, August 11, 2017 - 10:00am to 12:00pm Fort Collins, CO

For beginner and advanced riders alike! Bring your bike and helmet. Members of Overland Mountain Bike Club will lead a ride on dirt trails along...

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Herman Gulch Trail Restoration

Saturday, August 12, 2017 - 8:00am to Sunday, August 13, 2017 - 4:00pm , CO

About the Stewardship Site:
The Herman Gulch Trail, situated in the high country of the Arapaho National Forest and part of the iconic...

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Geology-Ecology Exploration: Walk the Gangplank

Saturday, August 12, 2017 - 9:00am to 2:30pm Fort Collins, CO

Coyote Ridge Natural Area, meet in the parking lot.
Explore with experts in geology and ecology and discover the geologic secrets of rocks...

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Adult Night Walk

Saturday, August 12, 2017 - 7:30pm to 9:30pm Fort Collins, CO

Location provided at registration.
Adults experience a long walk with a Master Naturalist and time for reflection. Walks are offered near...

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Pikes Peak Devil's Playground Trail Improvement Weekend

Saturday, August 19, 2017 - 7:30am to Sunday, August 20, 2017 - 5:00pm , CO

Join RMFI and the Colorado Mountain Club for a challenging and rewarding high altitude overnight camping project on Pikes Peak! We will spend...

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Continental Divide Trail Jones Pass Trail Restoration

Saturday, August 19, 2017 - 8:00am to Sunday, August 20, 2017 - 4:00pm , CO

About the Stewardship Site:
Located on the Continental Divide at 12,545 feet, Jones Pass embodies the Colorado high country experience. With...

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Lake Agnes Trail Restoration

Saturday, August 19, 2017 - 8:00am to Sunday, August 20, 2017 - 4:00pm , CO

About the Stewardship Site:
The Lake Agnes Trail is a 2.3-mile heavily trafficked trail in the State Forest State Park near Walden, Colorado...

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Jr. Survivor Challenge!

Saturday, August 19, 2017 - 10:00am to 2:00pm Westminster, CO

Your plane crash landed on a deserted island! Luckily no one was injured. Can you survive? What will you eat? How will you find shelter? In this...

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Mike O'Brien Memorial Project: Hermit Park Trail Construction & Family Camping

Saturday, August 26, 2017 - 8:00am to Sunday, August 27, 2017 - 4:00pm , CO

About the Stewardship Site:
In Larimer County's Hermit Park Open Space (HPOS), Ponderosa pine forests and wetland meadows provide a...

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Nature's Beauty Hike

Sunday, August 27, 2017 - 8:00am to 10:00am Westminster, CO

Snap some pictures on this guided hike around Margarets Pond in June and Standley Lake in August to view the season's abundance of colorful...

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Fleeing Fall Fowl

Saturday, September 2, 2017 - 7:30am to 8:30am Westminster, CO

Explore the fall migrating birds at Standley Lake! We’ll hike 1-mile in hopes to view these warmth seeking birds and learn a little about why they...

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Westy Family Camp Night

Saturday, September 9, 2017 - 1:00pm to Sunday, September 10, 2017 - 10:00am Westminster, CO

Come say goodbye to summer at our 4th annual Westy Family Camp Night! Enjoy canoeing, cookouts, s'mores by the fire, outdoor nature programs...

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Adult Night Walk

Saturday, September 9, 2017 - 7:15pm to 9:15pm , CO

Location provided at registration.
Adults experience a long walk with a Master Naturalist and time for reflection. Walks are offered near...

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International Migratory Bird Day

Saturday, September 16, 2017 - 8:00am to 1:00pm Arvada, CO

Celebrate our local stopover sites for migratory birds! Standley Lake Regional Park, Two Ponds Wildlife Refuge, and Majestic View have...

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Fall Edible Forage Walk

Saturday, September 23, 2017 - 10:00am to 12:00pm Westminster, CO

Have you ever hiked at Standley Lake and asked yourself, I wonder if that plant is edible? Join, the Urban Forager, Kate Armstrong, to identify...

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Times are a Changin'

Saturday, September 30, 2017 - 10:00am to 11:00am Westminster, CO

Venture into autumn and witness the changing season and the animals preparing for the upcoming cold. On this easy walk, discover what happens...

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Nature EdVentures - Falconry and Colorado Raptors

Tuesday, October 3, 2017 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm Highlands Ranch, CO

During this presentation by Wild Wings Environmental Education, kids older than 10 and adults are invited to explore the ancient practice of...

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Tree Climbing Adventure!

Saturday, October 7, 2017 - 10:00am to 12:00pm Westminster, CO

Come hear the voices of the wind as you climb into Standley Lake's cottonwood tree canopy! On this tree climbing adventure, discover the...

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Capturing Autumn

Saturday, October 14, 2017 - 7:30am to 9:00am Westminster, CO

Capture the park in all its fall splendor during this photography tour. We will explore the park through our camera lenses as it prepares for...

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Halloween Fun!

Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 10:30am to 12:00pm Westminster, CO

Eeeekk! Owls, bats, and spiders! Learn about the animals that haunt us on Halloween. Wear your favorite costume and take a guided fall walk at...

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Migratory Bird Walk

Saturday, November 4, 2017 - 8:00am to 9:00am Westminster, CO

Take a leisurely hike to see and hear the numerous bird species that migrate through the Walnut Creek Golf Preserve. Bring your binoculars!

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Tot-Time: Gobble Gobble

Thursday, November 16, 2017 - 10:00am to 10:45am Westminster, CO

Thursday Tot-Times are nature programs provided for our youngest explorers! These programs always have a tot sized hike and a fun nature based...

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Chunky Chickadee

Saturday, January 13, 2018 - 10:00am to 11:00am Westmisnter, CO

Surviving through the winter can be tough on Colorado’s song birds like the chickadee. Explore the adaptations these birds have to survive, and...

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Who's out there?

Saturday, January 27, 2018 - 10:00am to 11:30am Westmisnter, CO

The snowy season is the perfect time to search out those winter tracks and see what animals are out and about! Look for winter tracks then create...

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Info Session: Become a Volunteer or Volunteer Leader

Wednesday, January 31, 2018 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm Denver, CO

Looking to give back to your community and the lands you love?
Want to meet like-minded people and explore Colorado's great outdoors?...

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Nature EdVentures - Full Moon Hike

Wednesday, January 31, 2018 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm Highlands Ranch, CO

All ages and families are invited to join us for a Full Moon Hike around Fly'n B Park. Learn about the nocturnal critters that call Highlands...

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Nature EdVentures - Snowshoe Hike

Friday, February 16, 2018 - 8:00am to 9:30am Highlands Ranch, CO

All ages and families are invited to join us for a Snowshoe Hike from Red-tail Park up to Highlands Point. S