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July

Instructor: Kirsten Springer

Camouflage with natural materials, tracking, bird language (danger calls), edible plant id. Every Wednesday, discover the deep connection and respect our ancestors had with the Earth on a private 200 acres south of Nederland. Enjoy focused workshops about shelter building, bow making, tracking and ways of the early homesteaders.

Wed Jul 0 5

NederRangers

Animal Musicians~ July 5-7~ no camp on July 3rd & 4th Did you know that wild animals make a lot of music? From buzzing bees, chirping crickets, singing birds or coyote howls, do you know what they are saying? Discover nature’s tunes and try to speak their languages!

Wed Jul 0 5

Mountain Rangers

Animal Musicians~ July 5-7~ no camp on July 3rd & 4th Did you know that wild animals make a lot of music? From buzzing bees, chirping crickets, singing birds or coyote howls, do you know what they are saying? Discover nature’s tunes and try to speak their languages!

Wed Jul 0 5

Bear Cubs

I WANNA BE A TREE! ~ July 5~ Can you reach for the sky like a tree? Find different trees, count their needles and smell their bark!

During the summer months, Bear Cubs is a parent/child workshop held on Wild Bear’s property at Mud Lake from 10:30-noon on Wednesdays. Meet at the Mud Lake parking lot and hike with us to the lake! Venture on trails, sing with us and discover the many plants and animals who live in and around Mud Lake. Pre-registration is required.

 

Thu Jul 0 6

Peak Baggers

Instructor: Eric Stone and Patrick Morgan
John Muir put it simply….”climb the mountains and get good tidings…”We’ll hike the trails discovery our unique ecosystem and the tools we need to navigate it. Join us to explore the magnificent Rocky Mountains. Discover local flora, fauna and views of the high peaks of the Rocky Mountians.

Thu Jul 0 6

NederRangers

Animal Musicians~ July 5-7~ no camp on July 3rd & 4th Did you know that wild animals make a lot of music? From buzzing bees, chirping crickets, singing birds or coyote howls, do you know what they are saying? Discover nature’s tunes and try to speak their languages!

Thu Jul 0 6

Mountain Rangers

Animal Musicians~ July 5-7~ no camp on July 3rd & 4th Did you know that wild animals make a lot of music? From buzzing bees, chirping crickets, singing birds or coyote howls, do you know what they are saying? Discover nature’s tunes and try to speak their languages!

Fri Jul 0 7

NederRangers

Animal Musicians~ July 5-7~ no camp on July 3rd & 4th Did you know that wild animals make a lot of music? From buzzing bees, chirping crickets, singing birds or coyote howls, do you know what they are saying? Discover nature’s tunes and try to speak their languages!

Fri Jul 0 7

Mountain Rangers

Animal Musicians~ July 5-7~ no camp on July 3rd & 4th Did you know that wild animals make a lot of music? From buzzing bees, chirping crickets, singing birds or coyote howls, do you know what they are saying? Discover nature’s tunes and try to speak their languages!

Fri Jul 0 7

NCAR Friday

Wild Wind Crafts:  Feel the breeze! What makes the wind blow? Discover the wonders of the air and create flying birds, planes, windsocks and pinwheels. Create your own unique wind toys to take home!

Mon Jul 1 0

Wild Naturalists

Wild Mountaineers~July 10-14~  John Muir put it simply….”climb the mountains and get good tidings…”We’ll hike the trails discovery our unique ecosystem and the tools we need to navigate it.

Mon Jul 1 0

NederRangers

Sprouts~ July 10-14~ Where do plants come from? Dissect flowers to find seeds, germinate and plant in your backyard!  Explore the creatures that help plants grow: worms and other critters in the earth.  Discover the plants sprouting all around us and take home your own mini-garden!

Mon Jul 1 0

Mountain Rangers

Sprouts~ July 10-14~ Where do plants come from? Dissect flowers to find seeds, germinate and plant in your backyard!  Explore the creatures that help plants grow: worms and other critters in the earth.  Discover the plants sprouting all around us and take home your own mini-garden!

Instructor: Reba Mitchell
Become a leave no trace biker! Explore the rolling hills of Mud Lake and surrounding forest land on wheels while we observe wildlife and stop to smell the flowers. Learn riding techniques, basic bike maintenance, low impact riding, nature awareness and try your hand at bike part art! Please inquire about bike details.

Tue Jul 1 1

Wild Naturalists

Wild Mountaineers~July 10-14~  John Muir put it simply….”climb the mountains and get good tidings…”We’ll hike the trails discovery our unique ecosystem and the tools we need to navigate it.

Tue Jul 1 1

NederRangers

Sprouts~ July 10-14~ Where do plants come from? Dissect flowers to find seeds, germinate and plant in your backyard!  Explore the creatures that help plants grow: worms and other critters in the earth.  Discover the plants sprouting all around us and take home your own mini-garden!

Tue Jul 1 1

Mountain Rangers

Sprouts~ July 10-14~ Where do plants come from? Dissect flowers to find seeds, germinate and plant in your backyard!  Explore the creatures that help plants grow: worms and other critters in the earth.  Discover the plants sprouting all around us and take home your own mini-garden!

Tue Jul 1 1

Fly Fishing

Instructor: Dustin Mastro
Every Tuesday, cast your line, practice the strategies for ecologically sound fly fishing. Learn from the experts to understand the natives and non-natives and what they are feeding on, and try to replicate invertebrates in the form of fly tying. Fly fishing equipment and professional guide included.

Instructor: Kirsten Springer

Camouflage with natural materials, tracking, bird language (danger calls), edible plant id. Every Wednesday, discover the deep connection and respect our ancestors had with the Earth on a private 200 acres south of Nederland. Enjoy focused workshops about shelter building, bow making, tracking and ways of the early homesteaders.

Wed Jul 1 2

Wild Naturalists

Wild Mountaineers~July 10-14~  John Muir put it simply….”climb the mountains and get good tidings…”We’ll hike the trails discovery our unique ecosystem and the tools we need to navigate it.

Wed Jul 1 2

NederRangers

Sprouts~ July 10-14~ Where do plants come from? Dissect flowers to find seeds, germinate and plant in your backyard!  Explore the creatures that help plants grow: worms and other critters in the earth.  Discover the plants sprouting all around us and take home your own mini-garden!

Wed Jul 1 2

Mountain Rangers

Sprouts~ July 10-14~ Where do plants come from? Dissect flowers to find seeds, germinate and plant in your backyard!  Explore the creatures that help plants grow: worms and other critters in the earth.  Discover the plants sprouting all around us and take home your own mini-garden!

Wed Jul 1 2

Bear Cubs

WATER CREATURES ~ July 12~ Bring your water shoes and find baby crayfish, dragonflies, damselflies and other crazy water creatures!

During the summer months, Bear Cubs is a parent/child workshop held on Wild Bear’s property at Mud Lake from 10:30-noon on Wednesdays. Meet at the Mud Lake parking lot and hike with us to the lake! Venture on trails, sing with us and discover the many plants and animals who live in and around Mud Lake. Pre-registration is required.

 

Thu Jul 1 3

Peak Baggers

Instructor: Eric Stone and Patrick Morgan
John Muir put it simply….”climb the mountains and get good tidings…”We’ll hike the trails discovery our unique ecosystem and the tools we need to navigate it. Join us to explore the magnificent Rocky Mountains. Discover local flora, fauna and views of the high peaks of the Rocky Mountians.

Thu Jul 1 3

Wild Naturalists

Wild Mountaineers~July 10-14~  John Muir put it simply….”climb the mountains and get good tidings…”We’ll hike the trails discovery our unique ecosystem and the tools we need to navigate it.

Thu Jul 1 3

NederRangers

Sprouts~ July 10-14~ Where do plants come from? Dissect flowers to find seeds, germinate and plant in your backyard!  Explore the creatures that help plants grow: worms and other critters in the earth.  Discover the plants sprouting all around us and take home your own mini-garden!

Thu Jul 1 3

Mountain Rangers

Sprouts~ July 10-14~ Where do plants come from? Dissect flowers to find seeds, germinate and plant in your backyard!  Explore the creatures that help plants grow: worms and other critters in the earth.  Discover the plants sprouting all around us and take home your own mini-garden!

Fri Jul 1 4

Wild Naturalists

Wild Mountaineers~July 10-14~  John Muir put it simply….”climb the mountains and get good tidings…”We’ll hike the trails discovery our unique ecosystem and the tools we need to navigate it.

Fri Jul 1 4

NederRangers

Sprouts~ July 10-14~ Where do plants come from? Dissect flowers to find seeds, germinate and plant in your backyard!  Explore the creatures that help plants grow: worms and other critters in the earth.  Discover the plants sprouting all around us and take home your own mini-garden!

Fri Jul 1 4

Mountain Rangers

Sprouts~ July 10-14~ Where do plants come from? Dissect flowers to find seeds, germinate and plant in your backyard!  Explore the creatures that help plants grow: worms and other critters in the earth.  Discover the plants sprouting all around us and take home your own mini-garden!

Fri Jul 1 4

NCAR Friday

Explore the many mysteries of the forest through games, scavenger hunts and mysterious clues left by the forest plants and animals! Unlock the mysteries of the forest!

Learn to identify local high altitude plants for their edible and medicinal properties!

Join us on Saturday, July 15, 2017 and Saturday, August 26, 2017 from 10 to Noon for this special program led by Brigitte Mars.

Brigitte Mars is an herbalist and nutritional consultant of Natural Health with over forty years of experience. She teaches Herbal Medicine at Naropa University, Bauman College of Holistic Nutrition, The School of Natural Medicine, Living Arts School, and Integrative Earth Medicine in Colorado. She has taught at Omega Institute, Esalen, Kripalu, and The Mayo Clinic, She blogs for the Huffington Post and Care2. She is a professional member of the American Herbalist Guild.

Call 303-258-0495 to register or e-mail. $25/herb walk payable by check, credit, or cash.

Come prepared to walk on uneven terrain in the sunshine.  Water bottle and hat are recommended.

Instructor: Reba Mitchell
Become a leave no trace biker! Explore the rolling hills of Mud Lake and surrounding forest land on wheels while we observe wildlife and stop to smell the flowers. Learn riding techniques, basic bike maintenance, low impact riding, nature awareness and try your hand at bike part art! Please inquire about bike details.

Mon Jul 1 7

Wild Naturalists

Herbal Expressions~July 17-21~  Become a junior herbalist and harvest the many herbs available in the Montane Forest.  Explore their healing properties and create herbal crafts and a guide book to take home!

Mon Jul 1 7

NederRangers

Insect Detectives~ July 17-21~ Become an entomologist and discover the wild insect world. Set traps and sweep your net through the grass, and look under the rocks!  Remember to be gentle, look closely and release back to their happy homes! Create your own insect guide to take home.

Mon Jul 1 7

Mountain Rangers

Insect Detectives~ July 17-21~ Become an entomologist and discover the wild insect world. Set traps and sweep your net through the grass, and look under the rocks!  Remember to be gentle, look closely and release back to their happy homes! Create your own insect guide to take home.

Tue Jul 1 8

Fly Fishing

Instructor: Dustin Mastro
Every Tuesday, cast your line, practice the strategies for ecologically sound fly fishing. Learn from the experts to understand the natives and non-natives and what they are feeding on, and try to replicate invertebrates in the form of fly tying. Fly fishing equipment and professional guide included.

Tue Jul 1 8

Wild Naturalists

Herbal Expressions~July 17-21~  Become a junior herbalist and harvest the many herbs available in the Montane Forest.  Explore their healing properties and create herbal crafts and a guide book to take home!

Tue Jul 1 8

NederRangers

Insect Detectives~ July 17-21~ Become an entomologist and discover the wild insect world. Set traps and sweep your net through the grass, and look under the rocks!  Remember to be gentle, look closely and release back to their happy homes! Create your own insect guide to take home.

Tue Jul 1 8

Mountain Rangers

Insect Detectives~ July 17-21~ Become an entomologist and discover the wild insect world. Set traps and sweep your net through the grass, and look under the rocks!  Remember to be gentle, look closely and release back to their happy homes! Create your own insect guide to take home.

Instructor: Kirsten Springer

Camouflage with natural materials, tracking, bird language (danger calls), edible plant id. Every Wednesday, discover the deep connection and respect our ancestors had with the Earth on a private 200 acres south of Nederland. Enjoy focused workshops about shelter building, bow making, tracking and ways of the early homesteaders.

Wed Jul 1 9

Wild Naturalists

Herbal Expressions~July 17-21~  Become a junior herbalist and harvest the many herbs available in the Montane Forest.  Explore their healing properties and create herbal crafts and a guide book to take home!

Wed Jul 1 9

NederRangers

Insect Detectives~ July 17-21~ Become an entomologist and discover the wild insect world. Set traps and sweep your net through the grass, and look under the rocks!  Remember to be gentle, look closely and release back to their happy homes! Create your own insect guide to take home.

Wed Jul 1 9

Mountain Rangers

Insect Detectives~ July 17-21~ Become an entomologist and discover the wild insect world. Set traps and sweep your net through the grass, and look under the rocks!  Remember to be gentle, look closely and release back to their happy homes! Create your own insect guide to take home.

Wed Jul 1 9

Bear Cubs

WORMS AND OTHER SQUIRMIES ~ July 19~ Find the animals that make the yummy soil for plants to grow in!

During the summer months, Bear Cubs is a parent/child workshop held on Wild Bear’s property at Mud Lake from 10:30-noon on Wednesdays. Meet at the Mud Lake parking lot and hike with us to the lake! Venture on trails, sing with us and discover the many plants and animals who live in and around Mud Lake. Pre-registration is required.

 

Thu Jul 2 0

Peak Baggers

Instructor: Eric Stone and Patrick Morgan
John Muir put it simply….”climb the mountains and get good tidings…”We’ll hike the trails discovery our unique ecosystem and the tools we need to navigate it. Join us to explore the magnificent Rocky Mountains. Discover local flora, fauna and views of the high peaks of the Rocky Mountians.

Thu Jul 2 0

Wild Naturalists

Herbal Expressions~July 17-21~  Become a junior herbalist and harvest the many herbs available in the Montane Forest.  Explore their healing properties and create herbal crafts and a guide book to take home!

Thu Jul 2 0

NederRangers

Insect Detectives~ July 17-21~ Become an entomologist and discover the wild insect world. Set traps and sweep your net through the grass, and look under the rocks!  Remember to be gentle, look closely and release back to their happy homes! Create your own insect guide to take home.

Thu Jul 2 0

Mountain Rangers

Insect Detectives~ July 17-21~ Become an entomologist and discover the wild insect world. Set traps and sweep your net through the grass, and look under the rocks!  Remember to be gentle, look closely and release back to their happy homes! Create your own insect guide to take home.

Fri Jul 2 1

Wild Naturalists

Herbal Expressions~July 17-21~  Become a junior herbalist and harvest the many herbs available in the Montane Forest.  Explore their healing properties and create herbal crafts and a guide book to take home!

Fri Jul 2 1

NederRangers

Insect Detectives~ July 17-21~ Become an entomologist and discover the wild insect world. Set traps and sweep your net through the grass, and look under the rocks!  Remember to be gentle, look closely and release back to their happy homes! Create your own insect guide to take home.

Fri Jul 2 1

Mountain Rangers

Insect Detectives~ July 17-21~ Become an entomologist and discover the wild insect world. Set traps and sweep your net through the grass, and look under the rocks!  Remember to be gentle, look closely and release back to their happy homes! Create your own insect guide to take home.

Fri Jul 2 1

NCAR Friday

Wild Green Safari:  Become a junior Botanist and discover the wild and wooly plants on the trails.  Create your own wildflower identification guide to take home!

Instructor: Reba Mitchell
Become a leave no trace biker! Explore the rolling hills of Mud Lake and surrounding forest land on wheels while we observe wildlife and stop to smell the flowers. Learn riding techniques, basic bike maintenance, low impact riding, nature awareness and try your hand at bike part art! Please inquire about bike details.

Mon Jul 2 4

Wild Naturalists

Bird Brains~July 24-28~  Discover the magnificent beauty of those who take to the sky: from Colorado’s Songbirds, Corvids and Birds of Prey! What songs do you hear in the forest around you?  Can you memorize some of their songs? Discover flight, communication and the unique qualities of these gorgeous creatures.

Mon Jul 2 4

NederRangers

Aquatic Adventures~ July 24-28~ The earth is 70% water and so are you!  Discover the mystery of life on Earth on an aquatic adventure to ponds, creeks, rivers, and lakes. Bring your water shoes to carefully explore!

Mon Jul 2 4

Mountain Rangers

Aquatic Adventures~ July 24-28~ The earth is 70% water and so are you!  Discover the mystery of life on Earth on an aquatic adventure to ponds, creeks, rivers, and lakes. Bring your water shoes to carefully explore!

Tue Jul 2 5

Fly Fishing

Instructor: Dustin Mastro
Every Tuesday, cast your line, practice the strategies for ecologically sound fly fishing. Learn from the experts to understand the natives and non-natives and what they are feeding on, and try to replicate invertebrates in the form of fly tying. Fly fishing equipment and professional guide included.

Tue Jul 2 5

Wild Naturalists

Bird Brains~July 24-28~  Discover the magnificent beauty of those who take to the sky: from Colorado’s Songbirds, Corvids and Birds of Prey! What songs do you hear in the forest around you?  Can you memorize some of their songs? Discover flight, communication and the unique qualities of these gorgeous creatures.

Tue Jul 2 5

NederRangers

Aquatic Adventures~ July 24-28~ The earth is 70% water and so are you!  Discover the mystery of life on Earth on an aquatic adventure to ponds, creeks, rivers, and lakes. Bring your water shoes to carefully explore!

Tue Jul 2 5

Mountain Rangers

Aquatic Adventures~ July 24-28~ The earth is 70% water and so are you!  Discover the mystery of life on Earth on an aquatic adventure to ponds, creeks, rivers, and lakes. Bring your water shoes to carefully explore!

Instructor: Kirsten Springer

Camouflage with natural materials, tracking, bird language (danger calls), edible plant id. Every Wednesday, discover the deep connection and respect our ancestors had with the Earth on a private 200 acres south of Nederland. Enjoy focused workshops about shelter building, bow making, tracking and ways of the early homesteaders.

Wed Jul 2 6

Wild Naturalists

Bird Brains~July 24-28~  Discover the magnificent beauty of those who take to the sky: from Colorado’s Songbirds, Corvids and Birds of Prey! What songs do you hear in the forest around you?  Can you memorize some of their songs? Discover flight, communication and the unique qualities of these gorgeous creatures.

Wed Jul 2 6

NederRangers

Aquatic Adventures~ July 24-28~ The earth is 70% water and so are you!  Discover the mystery of life on Earth on an aquatic adventure to ponds, creeks, rivers, and lakes. Bring your water shoes to carefully explore!

Wed Jul 2 6

Mountain Rangers

Aquatic Adventures~ July 24-28~ The earth is 70% water and so are you!  Discover the mystery of life on Earth on an aquatic adventure to ponds, creeks, rivers, and lakes. Bring your water shoes to carefully explore!

Wed Jul 2 6

Bear Cubs

PAWS AND CLAWS ~ July 26~ Where are all of the animals hiding? Let’s be detectives and find the clues, tracks, scat and more!

During the summer months, Bear Cubs is a parent/child workshop held on Wild Bear’s property at Mud Lake from 10:30-noon on Wednesdays. Meet at the Mud Lake parking lot and hike with us to the lake! Venture on trails, sing with us and discover the many plants and animals who live in and around Mud Lake. Pre-registration is required.

 

Thu Jul 2 7

Peak Baggers

Instructor: Eric Stone and Patrick Morgan
John Muir put it simply….”climb the mountains and get good tidings…”We’ll hike the trails discovery our unique ecosystem and the tools we need to navigate it. Join us to explore the magnificent Rocky Mountains. Discover local flora, fauna and views of the high peaks of the Rocky Mountians.

Thu Jul 2 7

Wild Naturalists

Bird Brains~July 24-28~  Discover the magnificent beauty of those who take to the sky: from Colorado’s Songbirds, Corvids and Birds of Prey! What songs do you hear in the forest around you?  Can you memorize some of their songs? Discover flight, communication and the unique qualities of these gorgeous creatures.

Thu Jul 2 7

NederRangers

Aquatic Adventures~ July 24-28~ The earth is 70% water and so are you!  Discover the mystery of life on Earth on an aquatic adventure to ponds, creeks, rivers, and lakes. Bring your water shoes to carefully explore!

Thu Jul 2 7

Mountain Rangers

Aquatic Adventures~ July 24-28~ The earth is 70% water and so are you!  Discover the mystery of life on Earth on an aquatic adventure to ponds, creeks, rivers, and lakes. Bring your water shoes to carefully explore!

Fri Jul 2 8

Wild Naturalists

Bird Brains~July 24-28~  Discover the magnificent beauty of those who take to the sky: from Colorado’s Songbirds, Corvids and Birds of Prey! What songs do you hear in the forest around you?  Can you memorize some of their songs? Discover flight, communication and the unique qualities of these gorgeous creatures.

Fri Jul 2 8

NederRangers

Aquatic Adventures~ July 24-28~ The earth is 70% water and so are you!  Discover the mystery of life on Earth on an aquatic adventure to ponds, creeks, rivers, and lakes. Bring your water shoes to carefully explore!

Fri Jul 2 8

Mountain Rangers

Aquatic Adventures~ July 24-28~ The earth is 70% water and so are you!  Discover the mystery of life on Earth on an aquatic adventure to ponds, creeks, rivers, and lakes. Bring your water shoes to carefully explore!

Fri Jul 2 8

NCAR Friday

Dirt Dwellers:  Get Dirty exploring the world below our feet and the animals that dwell there. From Earthworms to Ground Beetles and Millipedes, discover life underground!

Instructor: Reba Mitchell
Become a leave no trace biker! Explore the rolling hills of Mud Lake and surrounding forest land on wheels while we observe wildlife and stop to smell the flowers. Learn riding techniques, basic bike maintenance, low impact riding, nature awareness and try your hand at bike part art! Please inquire about bike details.

Mon Jul 3 1

Wild Naturalists

Mountain Blooms~July 31-August 4~  Why are the flowers different colors?  Why do some smell sweet while others smell bad? Explore the abundance of Rocky Mountain Wildflowers and those who pollinate them! 

Mon Jul 3 1

NederRangers

Wild Wind Crafts~ July 31-August 4~ Feel the breeze!  What makes the wind blow?  Discover the wonders of the air and create flying birds, planes, windsocks and pinwheels, your very own unique wind toys to take home!

Mon Jul 3 1

Mountain Rangers

Wild Wind Crafts~ July 31-August 4~ Feel the breeze!  What makes the wind blow?  Discover the wonders of the air and create flying birds, planes, windsocks and pinwheels, your very own unique wind toys to take home!

 

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