The March 2019 Avalanche Cycle- One for the History Books

Wednesday, Mar. 11 – Third Street Center, Carbondale
Thursday, Mar. 12 – Hallam Lake, Aspen
6:00 p.m.
Free and open to the public

Colorado experienced a historic avalanche cycle in March of 2019. Explore how hydroclimatic events and snowpack conditions spurred this event. Put the avalanche cycle into historic context, and learn about research efforts that the Colorado Avalanche Information Center, US Forest Service and US Geological Survey are engaged in to better understand the impacts on forest health, people and behavior.

About the Speakers
Kelly Elder
is a founding member of the American Avalanche Association. He has taught courses in snow and hydrology at Colorado State University, worked for Forest Service Research Center, and is faculty at Colorado Mountain College’s Avalanche Science Program. Learn more >>click here.

Brian Lazar has worked in the field of snow and avalanches for decades. Since 2010, Brian has worked as the Deputy Director of the Colorado Avalanche Information Center, and is one of the lead faculty for Colorado Mountain College’s Avalanche Science Program. Learn more >>click here

What is Naturalist Nights?
Each winter, together with the Aspen Center for Environmental Studies and Roaring Fork Audubon, Wilderness Workshop invites regional experts to explore and share topics of the natural world through slideshows and discussion.

From January to March, this popular series takes place in Carbondale at the Third Street Center every Wednesday evening at 6PM, and every Thursday at 6PM in Aspen at Hallam Lake providing an educational activity for visitors and locals alike. Tea, donated by Two Leaves Tea Company, and cookies donated by Paradise Bakery, Village Smithy, or Bonfire Coffee are offered.

Contact for further info:
Sarah Johnson
To return to the Naturalist Nights schedule >>click here