Events

Wednesday, July 18

7:30 PM | Filoha Meadows Firefly & Rare Orchid Walk
Filoha Meadows Open Space map

Fireflies, rare orchids, and thermal wetlands are only part of what makes Filoha Meadows special...


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Tuesday, July 24

7:30 PM | Filoha Meadows Firefly & Rare Orchid Walk
Filoha Meadows Open Space map

Fireflies, rare orchids, and thermal wetlands are only part of what makes Filoha Meadows special...


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Wednesday, July 25

5:30 PM | Water in the Age of Silver: Touring Aspen's "Holden Works"
Holden-Marolt Mining Museum, Aspen map

Discover the largest industrial site in the history of Pitkin County: a state of the art silver processing plant known as the Holden Lixiviation Works. This silver processing plant was built on the banks of Castle Creek in 1891 by Edward Royal Holden, leading to innovative and sometimes destructive uses of water resources for hydropower and waste disposal...


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Wednesday, July 25

6:00 PM | FishSprint - August 18, 2016
Wilton Jaffee Park, 100 McClain Flats Rd, Aspen map

Don’t be intimidated! This fun, free event levels the playing field for runners and anglers alike. The event includes a brief run just over a mile, then a mandatory period of fishing on the Roaring Fork River, combined with some friendly casting challenges. Great prizes and beverages for everyone will be provided at the end.


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Friday, July 27

10:00 AM | Twin Lakes Tunnel & Diversion Tour
Lost Man Reservoir, east of Aspen map

Learn firsthand how up to 40% of the Roaring Fork River headwaters are diverted under the Continental Divide to the Front Range.


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Wednesday, August 8

9:30 AM | Family Exploration at Filoha
Filoha Meadows Open Space map

Bring your family to explore this unique thermal wetland called Filoha Meadows. Learn about wildlife and their adaptations through games and hands-on activities in areas of Filoha Meadows not typically open to the public.

 

 


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Friday, August 17

9:30 AM | Family Exploration at Filoha
Filoha Meadows Open Space map

Bring your family to Filoha Meadows and learn about the local bat population, visit beaver ponds, collect aquatic insects, and go on a scavenger hunt to explore this unique place. You’ll also learn about the large hooved animals that call Filoha Meadows home. 


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Saturday, September 8

9:30 AM | Family Exploration at Filoha
Filoha Meadows Open Space map

Bring your family to Filoha Meadows and learn about the local bat population, visit beaver ponds, collect aquatic insects, and go on a scavenger hunt to explore this unique place. You’ll also learn about the large hooved animals that call Filoha Meadows home. 


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Tuesday, September 11

5:30 PM | Celebrate Aspen Tap: Drinking Water Tour
City of Aspen Water Department, 500 Doolittle Drive, Aspen, CO 81611 map

Celebrate Aspen’s most valuable resource! Tour Aspen’s high mountain drinking water treatment facility which treats water from Castle Creek. Discover where your water is coming from and learn how this plant is capable of treating up to 9 million gallons of water a day!


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Wednesday, September 19

4:30 PM | Filoha Evening Walk: Elk & Bighorn Sheep
Filoha Meadows map

Take a rare, autumn, sunset walk to enjoy the unique and beautiful Filoha Meadows before its seasonal closure. John Groves, District Wildlife Ranger with Colorado Parks & Wildlife, will discuss elk and big horn sheep natural history, and the importance of Filoha Meadows for calving, habitat, and food....


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Tuesday, September 25

4:30 PM | Carbondale Bicycle Ditch Tour
Carbondale Town Hall map

Hop on your bike and join staff from Carbondale’s Water Department and RFC as we explore the ditches that direct water from the Crystal River into Carbondale...


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REGISTER FOR A PROGRAM

  • Registration for events opens three weeks prior to events.  
  • To inquire about age-appropriateness of a program, please contact Christina Medved at (970) 927-1290.
  • WAIVER & MEDIA RELEASE

Please note: Cancellations made within 48 hours are non-refundable but can be applied toward annual membership dues upon request.

 

 

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Roaring Fork Conservancy

PHONE: (970) 927-1290
EMAIL: info@roaringfork.org

MAILING ADDRESS:
PO Box 3349
Basalt, CO 81621

PHYSICAL ADDRESS:
22800 Two Rivers Road
Basalt, CO 81621

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