Check out what the High Country Conservation Center is taking part in and around Summit County, Colorado:
Did you know Summit County Libraries has a seed library? Come learn all about how to use the library and how you can help ‘grow’ it at this event.
Join the High Country Conservation Center (HC3), Blue River Watershed Group, Town of Silverthorne and Trout Unlimited for the Blue River Explorer Hike – a part of Silverthorne’s First Friday lineup – from 4-7pm on June 1, 2018.
Taking place at the Bandstand on the Blue at the Silverthorne Pavilion, this celebration will showcase Cycle Silverthorne and the Blue River Explorer Hike, a ¾-mile activity-based hike where one can record their observations about water management and stream ecology. Interpretive signs along the Blue River Trail through the Silverthorne Town Core highlight various aspects of the river system including water management, trout biology, watershed mechanics and water conservation.
Bring the kids as the Wish for Wheels organization will be building 25 bikes for needed children. With the Explorer Hike the kiddos will also receive a free kids activity booklet and stickers.
The Shaky Hand String Band will be on hand with live music and vendors on-hand to help you learn about water conservation and the case for action for managing water.
Back again this summer by popular demand! Local wildflower expert Jane Hendrix will introduce you to some of the exceptional wildflowers that grow in the area. Attendees will have the option to sign-up for a FREE guided wildflower hike later in the summer. Optional: Bring $5 cash if you would like to purchase a wildflower guide.