Check out what the High Country Conservation Center is taking part in and around Summit County, Colorado:

Mar
26
Tue
Leslie’s Learning @ Town of Dillon Council Chambers
Mar 26 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Join Leslie’s Garden for a presentation on early plant starts from seeds and soil augmentation. This event is for everyone, whether you are a novice gardener or a seasoned veteran, all are welcome. The event will run for one hour, we hope to see you there!

Mar
30
Sat
11th Annual Save Our Snow & Demo Day @ Arapahoe Basin
Mar 30 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Save our Snow is your chance to come out and enjoy epic powder at Arapahoe Basin and help conservation efforts in Summit County. Come 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. All proceeds from this event will benefit the High Country Conservation Center, to help us provide awareness, education, appreciation, and preservation of our environment.

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 gear. You will need to make a minimum $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.

Can’t make this year’s event? Make a donation to the High Country Conservation Center via
Arapahoe Basin’s Snow Huggers Club and for just $20 receive coupons for discounts at the ski area.

  • 50% off one adult full-day mid-week lift ticket
  • 50% off one 1/2 day ski or snowboard lesson package
  • 50% off one full-day ski or snowboard rental package
  • 20% off one Arapahoe Sports purchase and receive a reusable bag
  • 15% off a one-time food and beverage purchase in the Legends Cafe
  • 15% off a one-time food and beverage purchase at Black Mountain Lodge
Mar
31
Sun
Elks Club Breakfast Benefiting Leslie’s Garden @ Silverthorne Elks Lodge
Mar 31 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Elks Club Breakfast Benefiting Leslie's Garden @ Silverthorne Elks Lodge

The Elks will host an all-you-can-eat breakfast fundraiser benefiting Leslie’s Community Garden on Sunday, March 31, 2019, at the Elks Lodge in Silverthorne. The breakfast fare goes beyond the standard pancakes and eggs.

Silent auction proceeds and proceeds from the event will help offset costs of purchasing and installing a community information board in the garden.

Apr
3
Wed
Climate Change: Simple, Serious, Solvable @ CMC Breckenridge
Apr 3 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Join HC3 for “Climate Change: Simple, Serious, Solvable,” a presentation by CSU atmospheric scientist, Scott Denning. In his talk, Denning breaks down the science of climate change in a way that’s easy to understand, shares why it’s a problem that demands attention, and engages audiences with developing solutions. Denning has served on advisory panels for NASA, NOAA, the US Department of Energy, and the National Science Foundation.

Photo: Hugh Carey

 

 

 

 

 

Photo by Hugh Carey

Apr
24
Wed
Drive Electric Earth Day @ Colorado Mountain College
Apr 24 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Drive Electric Earth Day @ Colorado Mountain College

On April 24, head to the south parking lot at CMC’s Breckenridge campus to check out some of the electric vehicles that cruise around Summit County’s roads (including a Proterra bus) and chat with the locals that drive them!

Learn what it’s like to drive an EV in the winter, get more info about models available in Colorado, and bust some common EV myths.

This event is hosted jointly by HC3, the Town of Breckenridge, and the Headwaters Group of the Sierra Club.

 

Leslie’s Learning @ Town of Dillon Council Chambers
Apr 24 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Join Leslie’s Garden for a presentation on plant propagation. This event is for everyone, whether you are a novice gardener or a seasoned veteran, all are welcome. The event will run for one hour, we hope to see you there!

May
30
Thu
Leslie’s Learning @ Town of Dillon Council Chambers
May 30 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Join Leslie’s Garden for a presentation on edible and medicinal plants in the wild. This event is for everyone, whether you are a novice herbivore or a seasoned herbologist, all are welcome. The event will run for one hour, we hope to see you there!

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