Naturalist Nights 2018-12-06T20:47:04+00:00

NATURALIST NIGHTS

Each winter WW partners with the Aspen Center for Environmental Studies and Roaring Fork Audubon to co-host the popular Naturalist Nights speaker series. Topics range from wildlife biology to geology, from climate science to environmental policy.

Presentations are Wednesdays at Third Street Center, Carbondale at 6:00 pm and Thursdays at ACES – Hallam Lake, Aspen at 6:00 pm.

2019 Schedule:

January
Jan 2 & 3
Creating an American Nile: The Colorado River’s Forgotten Global History
Sara Porterfield, PhD

Jan 9 & 10
Close-up Stories From The Trinidad Rainforest
Ray Mendez

Jan 16 & 17
The White-tailed Ptarmigan – An Alpine Icon in Colorado
Kathryn Bernier

Jan 23 & 24
Greater Sandhill Cranes in Colorado’s High Country
Van K. Graham

Jan 30 & 31
Wildfire: From CATCH-ment, to water-SHED, to CATCH-ment
Liz Schnackenberg

February
Feb 6 & 7
What is the Future of Colorado’s Aspen Forests with Climate Change?
William Anderegg, PhD

Feb 13 & 14
When the Well Runs Dry: Securing Water for People & Nature in the Colorado River Basin
Aaron Derwingson

Feb 20 & 21
The Deep History of Pueblo People
Mark Varien, Ph.D.

Feb 27 & 28
Colorado’s Snowpack: Adventures in Monitoring and What It Means for Our Water Supply
Gigi A. Richard, Ph.D.

March
March 6 & 7
How the Changing Climate is Affecting Wildflowers and Pollinators in the Colorado Rocky Mountains
David W. Inouye, Ph.D.

*Continuing Education Certificates available upon request*

Educators can earn free Continuing Education hours for each nights’ presentation (1 hour per week); no minimum necessary, earn up to 10 hours. Be sure to sign-in each night you attend. Contact Sarah@wildernessworkshop.org with questions.

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