Eco Activities in Aspen – July 2010

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Learn, explore, discover – talk the talk, and walk the walk with theses educational seminars that focus on issues impacting our local environment

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July 12 :: Know Your Trees
Aspen Center for Environmental Studies at Hallam Lake
CES Director Tom Cardamone and Program Director Jim Kravitz will lead hour-long walks around the Hallam Lake neighborhood to identify the native trees. In our backyard there are at least 12 species of conifers and 11 species of deciduous trees and tall shrubs. Explore More at the ACES Website – Trees

July 13-14 :: Restoration Ecology in Rocky Mountain Forests
Aspen Center for Environmental Studies at Hallam Lake
During this two-day course you will explore various long-term impacts to these forest systems, discuss restoration ecology and processes involved with these forests, and briefly discuss and review the ecology of bark beetles. Explore More at the ACES Website – Forests

July 14, 21, 28 :: Natural History Hikes
Aspen Center for Environmental Studies at Hallam
Lake Join the experienced ACES naturalists for a day of hiking, exploring, and learning about the natural history of the local area. Hike locations include American Lake, Cathedral Lake, and the Lost Man Hike. Explore More at the ACES Website – Hike

July 15, 22, 29 :: Morning Birding with ACES
Aspen Center for Environmental Studies at Hallam Lake
Thursday mornings, birders of any experience level are welcome, as this series is designed to enhance your birding knowledge, skills, and passion whether you are just beginning or already adept at identifying birds by their songs! Explore More at the ACES Website – Birds

July 16, 30 :: Cycles in Nature
Aspen Center for Environmental Studies at Hallam Lake
Grab your own wheels and bike down to ACES for a fun one-day “natural history on the bike” class with ACES naturalist Aaron Taylor. Explore More at the ACES Website – Bike

July 16-18 :: Photographing the Natural World
Aspen Center for Environmental Studies at Hallam Lake
Whether you are a hobbyist photographer headed out for a day hike around Maroon Bells or you are a serious shutterbug, learn the tricks of the trade from award-winning local photojournalist Pete McBride. Explore More at the ACES Website – Photos

Kids and Family Activities – Outdoor learning for everyone from 4 to 400 years of age. View the complete schedule – Kids and Family

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