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
There's always something fun to do at Beaver Ponds.
Here are some upcoming programs and events.
Nature Immersion Forest Camp - November 19 & 20 9am-1pm
Ages 4-7 $75 per child
A place for unstructured, safe exploration in nature with a small group of friends.
Nature Immersion Programming Series
Engagement in the natural world and social interaction between peers and skilled mentors of nature and ancestral skills for youth. Schedule in development. Please contact Lori Whipple, YGC for more information at email@example.com or (719) 838-0143.
Snowschool Winter Program
winter-based curriculum to introduce kids to the joy of exploring winter wildlands. Schedule in development. Please contact Kristin Barrett, PC for more information at firstname.lastname@example.org or (719) 838-0143.
#GivingTuesday pledge day for #ColoradoGivesDay on December 4th. How can you get involved in the fun of ‘fun’draising? Contact Amity Vargas, ED for more information at email@example.com or (719) 838-0143.
One of the most delectable native plant foods has to be the strawberry (Fragaria spp). A member of the rose family (Rosaceae), strawberry covers the understory of the forest with its creeping rhizomes shooting out laterally in search of more habitat. Like roses they...read more
Forest fires, as we saw recently, in South Park with the Weston Pass fire can be traumatic for people, livestock, wildlife, soil health, and water quality. People discussed charred pine needles dropping out of the sky like rain. Fire can be life threatening,...read more
Our future leaders need to be equipped for tomorrow’s challenges and it is our role as educators, parents, and the community to properly prepare them to inherit this earth. This requires a commitment on all our parts when it comes to providing Environmental Education...read more
The beautiful Penstemon is another plant that can be utilized topically in homemade salves. The whole plant is used by chopping it into fine pieces, using a food processor, juicer, or a blender. One recipe from herbalist, Michael Moore, suggests using equal parts...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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