Notes from the Watershed

Notes from the Watershed

It seems like winter came in fast this year. I woke up to 17 below zero (that’s Fahrenheit) in October. That’s a surprise even for those of us that are used to the crazy weather and temperature swings in these mountains. A silent snowfall is happening as I write.  No...
Nature Immersion

Nature Immersion

With the addition of our new Youth Groups Coordinator, Lori Whipple, Beaver Ponds has launched a unique, vanguard programming series called Nature Immersion at Beaver Ponds. This programming allows Beaver Ponds to truly take advantage of our experiential, outdoor...
Watershed Watch

Watershed Watch

The beavers are back!  Beaver Ponds was home to at least one colony of beavers all winter. They disappeared sometime this spring. Was the wiley coyote, caught in this 2 am photo on our game camera sniffing around the lodge, the culprit?   Or did they just move away?...
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...