Events

Tuesday, April 23

5:00 PM | Ruedi Reservoir Tour: Storing West Slope Water
Ruedi Reservoir map

Join Mark Fuller and April Long from Ruedi Water and Power Authority and RFC educators to learn about transbasin water diversions and how Ruedi Reservoir operates, by visiting the reservoir.


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Saturday, April 27

8:30 AM | Fryingpan River Cleanup
Lyons Park, Basalt, CO map

Help clean up one of the most beautiful stretches of river in the country! Volunteers of all ages welcome! Join us for a free breakfast before cleaning up a 1-mile section of the river. Prizes for: Best of Trash, Most Toxic, Most Useful, Most Unusual Trash, and Best Photo. Look for H20 Jo & Flo - Colorado's Water Quality Ambassadors - at this event!


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Saturday, May 11

9:00 AM | Beginner Adult Fly Fishing Clinic
Coryell Ranch map

Join us in this beginner adult fly fishing course where you'll learn...


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Saturday, May 18

9:00 AM | Women's Only Fly Fishing Clinic
Coryell Ranch map

Join us for the always-popular, women-only fly fishing clinic. Learn the basics about equipment, casting, reading rivers, aquatic insects and spend time fishing in the afternoon, all while surrounded by the beauty of the Roaring Fork River...


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Thursday, May 30

7:00 AM | Birding Maroon Creek Wetlands
Maroon Creek Wetlands Open Space (meet at Aspen Golf Club) map

Interested in checking off some birds from your life list?  Then join Roaring Fork Audubon and Roaring Fork Conservancy for a brisk morning of birding at the Maroon Creek Wetlands. A ranger from City of Aspen Parks & Open Space will explain how this constructed wetland benefits people and wildlife, by being a temporary home to dozens of migratory birds during the early summer.


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Tuesday, June 4

5:00 PM | North Star Roaring Fork River Float
North Star Preserve map

Interested in floating the gentle Roaring Fork River through some of the most important wildlife habitat in the upper Roaring Fork Valley? 


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Wednesday, June 12

5:00 PM | North Star Roaring Fork River Float
North Star Preserve map

Interested in floating the gentle Roaring Fork River through some of the most important wildlife habitat in the upper Roaring Fork Valley? 


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Thursday, June 13

5:00 PM | North Star Roaring Fork River Float
North Star Preserve map

Interested in floating the gentle Roaring Fork River through some of the most important wildlife habitat in the upper Roaring Fork Valley? 


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Wednesday, June 19

5:00 PM | North Star Roaring Fork River Float
North Star Preserve map

Interested in floating the gentle Roaring Fork River through some of the most important wildlife habitat in the upper Roaring Fork Valley? 


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Wednesday, June 26

7:30 PM | Family Nights at Filoha: Fireflies, Bats and Bugs
Filoha Meadows Open Space, near Redstone map

Spend an evening with your family playing games, catching fireflies, and learning about the local and natural history of this beautiful thermal wetland.

 


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Thursday, June 27

7:30 PM | Family Nights at Filoha: Fireflies, Bats and Bugs
Filoha Meadows Open Space, near Redstone map

Spend an evening with your family playing games, catching fireflies, and learning about the local and natural history of this beautiful thermal wetland.

 


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Monday, July 1

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 2

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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Monday, July 8

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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Thursday, July 11

7:30 PM | Family Nights at Filoha: Fireflies, Bats and Bugs
Filoha Meadows Open Space, near Redstone map

Spend an evening with your family playing games, catching fireflies, and learning about the local and natural history of this beautiful thermal wetland.

 


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Tuesday, July 16

7:30 PM | Family Nights at Filoha: Fireflies, Bats and Bugs
Filoha Meadows Open Space, near Redstone map

Spend an evening with your family playing games, catching fireflies, and learning about the local and natural history of this beautiful thermal wetland.

 


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

MAILING ADDRESS:
PO Box 3349
Basalt, CO 81621

PHYSICAL ADDRESS:
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Basalt, CO 81621

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