Save Our Snow & Demo Day
March 24th @ A-Basin
March Giving Tap @ Apres Handcrafted Libations
10% of Broken Compass Tap Proceeds to Benefit HC3
Fix a Leak Week, March 19 - 25
Chase Down Those Pesky Leaks
AmazonSmile is Tripling HC3 Donation Amount, March 12-31
1.5% On Your First Eligible Smile.Amazon Purchase
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Blue River Watershed Efficiency Plan
Public Comment Period Feb. 1 - April 4
What Will Summit County's Winters Be Like in 2050?
View Presentation From NOAA Research Scientist, Klaus Wolter

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March Giving Tap @ Apres Handcrafted Libations
Mar 1 – Mar 31 all-day

What’s better than beer? How about beer for a cause?!

Apres Libations March Giving Tap with HC3Join HC3, Broken Compass Brewing and Apres Handcrafted Libations all month long for the Giving Tap. 10% of all proceeds from the Broken Compass tap line will be donated to the High Country Conservation Center in March 2018.

All you have to do is order a Broken Compass beer and enjoy. Of course if you would like to make an additional donation aside from your draft purchase, you can do that too!

Thank you for supporting your local non-profits!

Fix a Leak Week
Mar 19 – Mar 25 all-day

Leaks Can Run, but They Can’t Hide

Join HC3 for Fix a Leak Week, March 19-25, 2018Household leaks can waste more than 1 trillion gallons of water annually nationwide, so each year HC3 and EPA’s WaterSense team encourages community members to hunt down the drips during Fix a Leak Week. Mark your calendars for EPA’s tenth annual Fix a Leak Week, March 19 through 25, 2018—but remember that you can find and fix leaks inside and outside your home to save valuable water and money all year long.

For more resources, click here or click Here for a downloadable checklist for chasing down leaks.

10th Annual Save Our Snow & Demo Day @ Arapahoe Basin
Mar 24 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

All proceeds from this event will benefit the High Country Conservation Center, to help us provide awareness, education, appreciation, and preservation of our environment. Come on out and meet A-Basin’s Green Team and representatives from HC3 and learn about A-Basin’s sustainability initiatives, while elevating your green experience at Arapahoe Basin.

To celebrate the day and the “Power To Save The Powder” A-Basin will have a tent village in Mountain Goat Plaza with some Colorado friends that practice sustainability in their businesses and products. There will be plenty of ski and snowboard vendors around demoing skis. You will need a $10 donation to HC3 to demo some of the newest equipment around, this is not a day to be missed!

We will also have a prize drawing and silent auction with prizes from our sustainability minded friends in the tent village.

Tiki Tuesday Luau @ Apres Handcrafted Libations
Mar 27 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Tiki Tuesday Luau to Benefit HC3Join the High Country Conservation CenterBroken Compass Brewing & Après Handcrafted Libations for the Tiki Tuesday Luau! Broken Compass will be providing a special “outside the taproom” release of its Coconut Porter and Apres will be issuing a special Tiki Tuesday menu featuring a few tiki-inspired cocktails.

10% of all cocktail and Broken Compass purchases will benefit HC3, so get ready to get your tiki on!

More event details to come soon ….

Rocky Mountain KidWind Challenge @ The Peak School
Apr 14 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm

The KidWind Challenge seeks to engage students in the opportunities and challenges of a wind-powered society.  Student teams that participate in the Challenge construct a wind turbine that they test in a wind tunnel, document and present the process by which they researched and constructed the turbine, understand the consequences of how we generate and consume energy, and engage in a variety of instant challenges to gauge their on-the-spot engineering and problem-solving skills.

Seed Starting & High Alpine Gardening Info @ Buffalo Mountain Room, Frisco Library
Apr 17 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Are you ready to get a jump start on gardening? Join HC3 as expert gardeners instruct you on how to start seeds indoors in preparation for gardening season. Summit County’s short growing season makes it hard to grow plants that take loner to mature, but starting seeds is a great way to get a head start. Get answers to your gardening questions at this free workshop!

The Seed Library @ Buffalo Mountain Room, Frisco Library
May 8 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Planning to Grow for You, Planning to Grow to Share @ Buffalo Mountain Room, Frisco Library
Jun 12 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Harvesting Tips & Tricks @ Buffalo Mountain Room, Frisco Library
Jul 19 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Easy & Nutritious Garden Recipes & Potluck @ Buffalo Mountain Room, Frisco Library
Aug 22 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
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