Nature Hikes and Programs
Natural Selections is our ongoing series of educational programs on topics including ecology, wildlife, local history, night hikes, children’s programs, plus many more. All programs are free and open to the public. Please do not bring dogs.
Do you want Natural Selections sent to you by email? Join our mailing list! Follow this link to subscribe. In the drop-down menu, scroll down to Open Space and choose Natural Selections You will receive a weekly notice about upcoming programs. We will not share your email address.
Teachers, scout troops and community groups can obtain free individual programs from Open Space and Mountain Parks naturalists. Follow this link to learn more.
Great resources and ideas for families to Connect Kids to Nature - visit the web page or download the brochure .
Download the April 2013 and the May 2013 Natural Selections schedules (PDF format)
Springtime in the Rockies:
Explore Boulder's incredible Open Space and Mountain Parks landscape through photography
Tue. May 21, 8:30 – 11:30 am
Spend the morning with Boulder's own Christopher Brown, renowned landscape photographer. Explore philosophy, aesthetics, technique and your personal relationship with the land in pursuit of your personal vision. Any skill level may participate, but the instruction will be geared towards those who know how to operate their camera. Space is limited; please use this online link to register: http://chrisbrown2013.eventbrite.com Location information will be given at registration.
Visit to the Flagstaff Fire
Sun. May 26, 9 am – 4 pm
The Flagstaff Fire started last June 26 on the west side of Bear Peak. The fire scorched approximately 300 acres and was put out following several days of intensive fire fighting. After extensive repairs, the Bear Peak West Ridge trail is now open, providing an unparalleled opportunity to visit the burn area and learn about the fire. Join OSMP naturalist Dave Sutherland for a strenuous all-day hike through the burned forest to the summit of Bear Peak. Space is limited to 15 and reservations are required. The meeting location is provided when you register. Approximately 7.5 miles, 2500’ elevation gain. Follow this link to sign up online: http://flagstaff-fire5-26.eventbrite.com
Sketching New Life
Tue. May 28, 5 -8 pm
Join Guest Artist Elizabeth Jenny on this easy stroll looking for signs of spring and new life. Through sketching, we will gain a more intimate connection with this time of year. No art experience necessary. This program is geared toward adults. Space is limited; please use this link to register online: http://elizabethjenny2013.eventbrite.com Location information will be given at registration.
Sawhill PondsBoulder Valley Ranch - Sage TrailheadChautauqua Ranger CottageFlagstaff SummitSouth Boulder Creek WestBobolinkDoudy DrawFoothills TrailheadGregory CanyonMarshall MesaRealization PointNCAR Wonderland LakeartsLehigh Street entrance to Shanahan Ridge Lefthand Trailhead South Mesa Trailhead
Last Updated on Tuesday, 21 May 2013 07:01