Events

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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Saturday, June 8

8:00 AM | River Float
Coryell Ranch, Carbondale, Colorado map

Spend a morning with Roaring Fork Conservancy staff and river ambassadors as we float the Roaring Fork River! After the float, join us at Coryell Ranch for a cook-out, music, and the opportunity to try stand-up paddle boards, kayaks, fly rods and the latest gear from local outfitter shops. 


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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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Saturday, June 15

8:30 AM | Lake Christine Fire Restoration
Basalt, CO map

Help restore burned areas on Basalt Mountain!

 


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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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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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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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