Events

Thursday, July 18

1:00 PM | "50 Years of River Protection"
Roaring Fork Conservancy map

As water champions celebrate the 50th anniversary of the burning of the Cuyahoga River in northeastern Ohio, Nicole will share what river protections have emerged since that infamous day, and shed light on what the next 50 years of water protection will bring.


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Friday, July 19

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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Monday, July 22

6:15 PM | Kula Yoga Gives Back to Roaring Fork Conservancy on July 22nd
Kula Yoga on Main, 443 Main Street Carbondale, Colorado 81623 map

Join us for yoga on the evening of Monday, July 22nd at Kula Yoga on Main in Carbondale for a yoga class to benefit Roaring Fork Conservancy.


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Tuesday, July 23

10:30 AM | Herron Park – Insects of the Roaring Fork River
Herron Park, Aspen map

If you like rivers, nature or fly-fishing, this is a perfect fit! Through a guided exploration of aquatic life in the heart of Aspen, you’ll discover various types of insects that live in the water and play a key role in healthy river ecosystems. 


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Wednesday, July 24

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 24

6:30 PM | Artifishal - Movie Night at Bristlecone Mountain Sports
Bristlecone Mountain Sports 781 E Valley Rd Basalt, Colorado 970 927 1492 map

Join RFC and Bristlecone Mountain Sports for a film screening of Patagonia Film's Artifishal.


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Tuesday, August 6

8:30 AM | Fishing in Schools Teacher Workshop in Basalt, CO
The River Center, 22800 Two Rivers Road, Basalt, CO 81621 map

Teach your students how to fly fish!


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Thursday, August 8

8:30 AM | Fishing in Schools Teacher Workshop in Salida, CO
Mt. Shavano Fish Hatchery map

Teach your students how to fly fish!


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Thursday, 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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Wednesday, August 14

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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Wednesday, August 21

5:00 PM | Get the Inside Scoop at Cozy Point!
Cozy Point map

You probably drive past it all the time...Come see how the land, water and human elements work together at Cozy Point! 


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Saturday, September 14

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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Wednesday, September 18

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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  • 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.
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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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