Beaver Ponds Hosts Summer “Science Nature Week”

Beaver Ponds Hosts Summer “Science Nature Week”

by Gail Smith, BPEEC School Groups Coordinator With perfect weather for a week of outdoor activities, Science Nature Week was held at Beaver Ponds Environmental Education Center June 25th through June 29th. The morning only “summer day camp” provided an opportunity...
Gazpacho, Vegetable Medley

Gazpacho, Vegetable Medley

recipe from the Sean Slubowski family of Alma A refreshing, summertime, flavorful, and easy to prepare gazpacho… Soup base ingredients: 12 oz. can Hot and Spicy V-8 Juice 45 oz. can regular V-8 Juice ¼ cup red wine vinegar 3 Tbs. olive oil 1 Tbs. salt 1 tsp. seasoned...
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...