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NEWSLETTERS BY YEAR

2019

2019 January Newsletter


2018

2018 December Newsletter

2018 November Newsletter

2018 October Newsletter

2018 September Newsletter

2018 August Newsletter

2018 July Newsletter

2018 June Newsletter

2018 May Newsletter

2018 April Newsletter

2018 March Newsletter 

2018 February Newsletter 

2018 January Newsletter


2017

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!


2016

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!


2015

pdf Holiday Newsletter 2015 Notes from winter 2015

pdfVolume 4 Issue 3  Beaver abandon property

pdfVolume 4 Issue 2  Boys and Girls Clubs, summer Alpaca shearing, new Board member

pdf Volume_4_Issue_1 Meet Eric


2014

pdfVolume_3_Issue_2.pdf  Meet Kristin, forest management, employees, visitors

pdfVolume 3 Issue 1  Meet Kevin, Beaver Ponds Executive Director, interpretive trail, fiber, Duquesne smelter


2013

pdfVolume 2, Issue 3 Trail building and forest management

pdfVolume 2, Issue 2  New animals

pdfVolume 2, Issue 1  First workshop and new animals


2012

pdfVolume 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
AGES 4-7
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 blegaspi@beaverponds.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!

For more information, contact Briana Legaspi at blegaspi@beaverponds.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!

Latest Articles

A Seasonal Nature Table

quietening the mind  deep in the forest  water drips  ~Hasho  Many of our experiences with nature evoke a calm, relaxing state. Research has found that spending 30 minutes a week in nature reduces high blood pressure and depression (Christina Procopiou Medical Daily...

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Kinesthesia and the Forest

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...

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Environmental Literacy

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...

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Contact Us

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

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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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