NEWSLETTERS BY YEAR
2017 November Newsletter: Highlights of the Year and Colorado Gives!
2017 October Newsletter: Fall Events
2017 September Newsletter: Summer recap, interactive content and updates
2017 August Newsletter: Upcoming 5th Anniversary Shindig and updates
2017 July Newsletter: New Children’s Corner, High Mountain Quiz, and updates
2017 June Newsletter Fiber Workshops, Thank you Kevin, Greenhouse updates
2017 Earth Day Newsletter Earth Day 2017
2017 March Newsletter #stopthesquirrels, SnowSchool partnership, Earth Day 2017, and more!
2017 Jan/Feb Newsletter Meet Your New Beaver Ponds Executive Director and upcoming events!
Final 2016 Newsletter – Message from the Alpacas plus a year in pictures!
2016 November Newsletter – 2016 accomplishments, a message from our founders, cut your own Holiday tree, we <3 our volunteers, upcoming events and more!
2016 October Newsletter artifact discovered at Beaver Ponds, archaeology in South Park, CO, raptor program, event calendar
2016 September Newsletter Four Year Anniversary Celebration ~ sponsored by Alpine Bank, increased visitors, meet Anastasia
2016 June Newsletter composting, pollinators, seed libraries, summer visiting hours,
2016 May Newsletter herbchronology, alpaca poop and wool, eggshell gardening, a tribute to Zeb
2016 April Newsletter dendrochronology, hugelkulture, chickens, and more!
Holiday Newsletter 2015 Notes from winter 2015
Volume 4 Issue 3 Beaver abandon property
Volume 4 Issue 2 Boys and Girls Clubs, summer Alpaca shearing, new Board member
Volume_4_Issue_1 Meet Eric
Volume_3_Issue_2.pdf Meet Kristin, forest management, employees, visitors
Volume 3 Issue 1 Meet Kevin, Beaver Ponds Executive Director, interpretive trail, fiber, Duquesne smelter
Volume 2, Issue 3 Trail building and forest management
Volume 2, Issue 2 New animals
Volume 2, Issue 1 First workshop and new animals
Volume 1, Issue 1 Overview of Beaver Ponds
Events & Programs
Winters are wonderful at Beaver Ponds.
Here are some upcoming programs and events.
Forest Camp at Beaver Ponds - March Friday Sessions
March 1, 8, 15, 22 - 9am to 1pm
COST: $150 per child for all 4 Fridays
A nature immersion camp awakening a sense of wonder and reverence for the natural world.
Forest exploration followed by lunch and nature-inspired art.
For more information, contact Briana Legaspi at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (719) 838-0143,
visit our website here or CLICK HERE to download a printable PDF with all the information you'll need!
SnowSchool at Beaver Ponds
March 16, 2019 - 9:30am to NOON
Class Theme: Winter Survival
COST: $35 per child AGES 8-12
A magical morning of snow science and games while enjoying a snowshoe hike!
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The Oxford English Dictionary defines Kinesthesia as “the brain’s awareness of the position and movement of the body or limbs etc., by means of sensory nerves within the muscles and joints.” When you think about the amazing capacity of our bodies and minds to...read more
The North American Association for Environmental Education’s (NAAEE) Guidelines for Excellence within Environmental Education (EE) addresses the importance of EE: ‘Environmental education recognizes the importance of viewing the environment within the context of...read more
- PO Box 995
2234 Busch Run Road
Fairplay, CO 80440
Beaver Ponds Environmental Education Center (BPEEC) helps people of all ages experientially learn about domestic livestock, horticulture, green energy generation and environmental conservation in a high-alpine, natural setting at Sacramento Creek Ranch near Fairplay, Colorado.
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