Watershed Watch

Watershed Watch

Watershed Protection at BPEEC Beaver Ponds is located at the headwaters of one of Colorado’s major rivers, so we take watershed protection very seriously. Our Sacramento Creek Protection Plan uses both science and community collaboration to promote stewardship,...
Recipe Roundup

Recipe Roundup

Sunshine Carrots Ingredients: 5 medium carrots 1 Tbs. sugar 1 tsp. cornstarch ¼ tsp. ground ginger ¾ tsp. salt ¼ cup orange juice 2 Tbs. butter or margarine Instructions: Cut carrots on the bias in 1-inch chunks Cook covered in boiling, salted water till just tender...
Nature & Beautiful Ideas

Nature & Beautiful Ideas

Listening to the radio a week ago I heard a physicist having a conversation about beauty and nature. He asked the question. Does nature inspire beautiful ideas? A beautiful idea can come in many forms: a math equation, a poem, a sculpture, an educational approach,...
Kids Korner

Kids Korner

Book of the Month A Kid’s Summer EcoJournal: With Nature Activities for Exploring the Season A Kid’s Summer EcoJournal invites kids to write about nature on pages exquisitely illustrated by Margaret Brandt. The author has included short entries from her...
Healing Herbs and Plants

Healing Herbs and Plants

The Nodding Onion-Allium cernuum For our first edition of Healing Herbs & Plants I wanted to start with one that comes out early in the spring with the dandelions and yarrow, and persists through most of the summer at 10,500 feet elevation. A local medicinal,...