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Edible and Medicinal Plants of the Thompson Divide Thursday, May 30

Edible and Medicinal Plants of the Thompson Divide Thursday, May 30 5:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Free and open to the public, registration required. Join Wilderness Workshop and Sunny Morehouse, local botanist and founder of Humble Herb Co, on an evening hike at Marion Gulch in the Thompson Divide. Learn to safely and respectfully utilize the greens, flowers, and seeds that grow wild on our public lands. Hear about the importance of undeveloped areas in maintaining healthy and diverse ecosystems. The focus of this experience will be on identification and education around plants and their uses, as well as a short [...]

Edible and Medicinal Plants of the Thompson Divide Thursday, May 30 2019-05-20T16:48:57+00:00

Buck Berlaimont Evening Field Trip Friday, May 31

Buck Berlaimont Evening Field Trip Fri. May 31, 2019 4:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Free and open to the public, registration required. Join Wilderness Workshop and local concerned citizens on a short field trip and hike to the proposed Berlaimont development high above Edwards. This controversial real estate development is under final consideration by the Forest Service. Come see the area in question, travel to the site by 4-wheel-drive vehicle and on foot; learn from experts about the conflicts and issues. Berlaimont would significantly impact some of the last critical winter habitat for deer and elk in the mid-valley area north [...]

Buck Berlaimont Evening Field Trip Friday, May 31 2019-05-20T16:52:45+00:00

Defiende – Las Aves Especiales y en Veces Secretas de Rifle (Bilingual) Saturday, June 1

Las Aves Especiales y en Veces Secretas de Rifle Sábado 1 de Junio del 2019 7:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Gratis y abierto al público, requiere inscripción. Únase a Defiende Nuestra Tierra de Wilderness Workshop para dar un paseo por el criadero de peces de Rifle, mientras observa aves junto a Mary Harris, presidenta de Roaring Fork Audubon. Principiantes y avisadores avanzados son bienvenidos. Busque el Oriole de Bullock, el águila pescadora, el águila calva, el halcón de cola roja, la golondrina de árbol, la golondrina verde violeta, la curruca amarilla, el pico de cabeza negra, el gorrión cantor, el colibrí [...]

Defiende – Las Aves Especiales y en Veces Secretas de Rifle (Bilingual) Saturday, June 1 2019-05-20T19:05:22+00:00

Buck Berlaimont Morning Field Trip Sat, June 8

Buck Berlaimont Morning Field Trip Sat. June 8, 2019 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Free and open to the public, registration required. Join Wilderness Workshop and local concerned citizens on a short field trip and hike to the proposed Berlaimont development high above Edwards. This controversial real estate development is under final consideration by the Forest Service. Come see the area in question, travel to the site by 4-wheel-drive vehicle and on foot; learn from experts about the conflicts and issues. Berlaimont would significantly impact some of the last critical winter habitat for deer and elk in the mid-valley area north [...]

Buck Berlaimont Morning Field Trip Sat, June 8 2019-05-20T16:56:21+00:00

Glenwood Quarry Expansion Hike Thurs, June 13

Glenwood Quarry Expansion Hike Thurs, June 13 5:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Free and open to the public, registration required Join Wilderness Workshop and the Glenwood Springs Citizens Alliance on a hike to learn about Rocky Mountain Resources’ proposed expansion of the Mid-Continent Limestone Quarry. This hike will meet at the Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park parking lot, and will begin with a tram ride to the top of the mountain. The group will walk through an area near Transfer Trail which would be part of the massive mine expansion, with a footprint nearly 30 times the size of the current mine. [...]

Glenwood Quarry Expansion Hike Thurs, June 13 2019-05-20T16:58:15+00:00

Defiende – Taller de Acuarela Inspirado en la Naturaleza (Bilingual) Sat, June 15

Defiende  - Taller de Acuarela Inspirado en la Naturaleza y visita al Museo de Arte de Aspen a la exhibición de Arte de Gabriel Rico Sábado 15 de junio 9:00 a.m. a 3:00 p.m. Gratis y abierto al público, requiere inscripción. El Museo de Arte de Aspen y  Wilderness Workshop a través de su programa Defiende Nuestra Tierra se complacen en ofrecer una actividad de dibujo con acuarela y pintura en acuarela en la cima de Aspen Mountain. Los participantes comenzarán el día con un paseo por Aspen Mountain en góndola. En la parte superior, realizaremos una breve caminata por Richmond [...]

Defiende – Taller de Acuarela Inspirado en la Naturaleza (Bilingual) Sat, June 15 2019-05-20T19:37:46+00:00

Defiende – Hummingbirds on the Placita Railroad Trail, with Roaring Fork Audubon, near Marble Saturday, June 22

Hummingbirds on the Placita Railroad Trail Saturday, June 22 7:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Free and open to the public, registration required. Join Wilderness Workshop and the Roaring Fork Audubon for a birding walk on a gorgeous, easy, and flat trail near Marble. Along this beautiful trail we might spot the Broad-tail Hummingbird, Fox Sparrow, Song Sparrow, Yellow Warbler, Spotted Sandpiper, Great Blue Heron, Ruby-crowned Kinglet, Cassin’s Finch, Cedar Waxwing, Swainson’s Thrush, Red-tailed Hawk, Western Tanager and more.  We will leave Carbondale and drive about 40 minutes to the short 1/2 mile trail. Plan on walking very slowly about 1-2 hours. [...]

Defiende – Hummingbirds on the Placita Railroad Trail, with Roaring Fork Audubon, near Marble Saturday, June 22 2019-05-20T17:10:00+00:00

Crystal River Valley Field Trip Thursday, June 27

Crystal River Valley Field Trip Sunday, June 27 5:20p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Free and open to the public, registration required. Caravan with Wilderness Workshop and explore the Crystal River Valley. With a focus on the corridor from Red Wind Point to McClure Pass, this field trip will offer insight into Wilderness Workshop's conservation efforts in the Crystal Valley, including an effort to designate the Crystal River as Wild and Scenic and our wildlife studies that are helping to determine the best alignment for the Carbondale to Crested Butte Trail. This sensitive area is diverse in its plant and animal species, and [...]

Crystal River Valley Field Trip Thursday, June 27 2019-05-20T17:11:49+00:00