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Pull barbed wire & restore wildlife habitat Sunday, July 8

Sky Mountain Park in Snowmass Sunday, July 8th 8:30am- 4:00pm Help us remove old barbed wire fencing to allow animals to move freely across important elk and deer habitat in Sky Mountain Park. Vestiges of decades-old grazing operations, these disused fence lines now deteriorate and fragment wildlife habitat. We'll meet in the parking lot at the base of the Buttermilk Ski Area. Please bring your own lunch, water, sun protection, close-toed shoes, and long pants and long sleeved shirts. We'll provide all the tools including gloves, but if you have a pair of heavy duty wire cutters feel free to bring [...]

Pull barbed wire & restore wildlife habitat Sunday, July 8 2018-07-03T16:37:27+00:00

Wild Feast Wednesday, June 27

Join us for our 2nd annual gala to protect our wild lands with special guest speakers Sharon Buccino and Nada Culver, live music, and seasonal dinner by the Caribou Club. Tickets $500 | Tables $5,000 (up to 8 seats) or (up to 12 seats) $10,000 Tables include valet parking and acknowledgement. We are almost sold out. For Tickets, please contact Rebecca Mirsky, (970) 963-3977 To purchase tickets or tables or for more information: use the form below, by check (mail to: PO Box 1442, Carbondale, CO 81623), or by phone: Rebecca Mirsky, (970) 963-3977 About our speakers: Sharon Buccino is [...]

Wild Feast Wednesday, June 27 2018-07-12T15:06:21+00:00

Packing List for Hikes Lista de empaque

Packing for an excursion into the wilderness is all about finding the balance between weight, comfort, and being prepared.  Check the weather, but be aware that Colorado weather can be unpredictable. Temperature and precipitation can change rapidly. Wilderness Workshop's guide will bring maps, a basic field guide, a "nature's calling kit"  (paper, trowel, hand sanitizer), and a group first aid kit.  Ideally, the group will stay together, but be sure you have what you need to be alright in case of an accidental separation.  The Bare Minimum... Backpack Food 2.5 liters of water Comfortable Boots or hiking shoes Rain Gear Warm [...]

Packing List for Hikes Lista de empaque 2018-06-07T21:53:53+00:00