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There’s always something fun to do at Beaver Ponds. Click here for a printable schedule for Summer 2018

KSS Wilderness Campers
July 17 – July 19, 12pm – 8am
For more information visit https://keystonescienceschool.org/

Alma Festival in the Clouds – booth
July 20, 3pm – 7pm / July 21 & 22, 10am – 4pm
Contact Amity Vargas for more information at (719) 209-5813

Mountain Top Children’s Museum
July 24, 12pm – 3pm
Contact Tiernan Spencer for more information at (970) 453-7878

KSS Overnight Wilderness Camp
July 25 – July 26, 12pm – 12pm
For more information visit https://keystonescienceschool.org/

Burro Days Festival – Fairplay (booth)
July 29, 9am – 5pm & July 30, 8am – 1pm
Contact Amity Vargas for more information at (719) 209-5813

Plant Walks – The 30th of each month
July 30, 10am – 12pm
Contact Eric Chatt for more information at (719) 838-0143

Fiber Workshop Series – Eco-Dyeing with Hand Gathered Plants
August 5, 9am – 1pm
Contact Krissy Barrett for more information at (719) 838-0143

Mountain Top Children’s Museum
August 14, 12pm – 3pm
Contact Tiernan Spencer for more information at (970) 453-7878

Frisco Free Family Fun Fair – Frisco, CO
August 18, 9am – 4pm
Contact Amity Vargas for more information at (719) 209-5813

Fiber Workshop Series – Picture Frame Weaving
August 23, 1pm – 3pm
Contact Krissy Barrett for more information at (719) 838-0143
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Native Plant Imprints
August 25, 9am – 1pm
Contact Krissy Barrett for more information at (719) 838-0143

Plant Walks – The 30th of each month
August 30, 10am – 12pm
Contact Eric Chatt for more information at (719) 838-0143

Plein Air Artists
September 5, 9am – 3pm
Contact Julie Bullock for more information at (719) 836-2622

Fiber Workshop Series – Felting Insoles
September 9, 1pm – 4pm
Contact Krissy Barrett for more information at (719) 838-0143

Downtown Denver Expeditionary School Fall Campers
September 12-14, 11am – 1pm
For more information visit http://ddeschools.org/


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Watershed Watch

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, education and conservation.

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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, crafts, a song, a design, literature, social solutions, environmental solutions, a different perspective on reality, the possibilities are limitless. Different ideas may come from sitting by a stream or strolling through the woods than in other situations. Nature does inspire beautiful ideas.

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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 nature...

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PO Box 995
2234 Busch Run Road
Fairplay, CO 80440
info@beaverponds.org
719.838.0143

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