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Watershed Days Festival

August 29 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Free
Watershed Days Festival

What are the components of a watershed and why do they matter? The Watershed Days Festival aims to engage Front Range communities in learning about watershed health and recovery through events that support water education, outreach, and innovation. Fun for all ages with booths, music, dancing, games, freebies, and free snow cones for the first 200 people! Hands-on experiences will raise awareness and provide connections about the health and recovery of watersheds and forests in Colorado.

12:00-3:00pm INTERACTIVE BOOTHS
12:30-12:45pm DANCE PERFORMANCE By Maren Waldman & team
12:00-2:00pm KONA ICE SNOW CONES (free for first 200)
1:00-3:00 LIVE MUSIC by SummerHawk

Watershed Festival Learning Experiences

    • Aquatic mammals (BOCO Parks and Open Space)
    • Bird surveys and bird banding (Bird Conservancy of the Rockies)
    • Northern redbelly dace nursery, breeding, and reintroduction (Ocean First Institute)
    • PreK-12 Science and Leadership river health data collection and analysis (SVVSD Lyons Schools)
    • What is a healthy forest? Forest mitigation efforts, treatments (St. Vrain Forest Health Partnership and NOCO Fireshed)
    • Fly tying, casting, and macroinvertebrates (Trout Unlimited St. Vrain Anglers Chapter)
    • Interactive stream table (Keep it Clean Partnership)
    • Flood preparation, Sustainability, and Natural Resources (City of Longmont)
    • Wildlife rehabilitation (Greenwood Wildlife Rehabilitation Center)
    • Community Scientist Opportunities: Catch the Hatch, Fire Followers, Storm Chasers info/results (Left Hand Watershed Center)

AND more!

Current Partners:

  • Town of Lyons
  • City of Longmont
  • St Vrain and Left Hand Water Conservancy District
  • Trout Unlimited St. Vrain Anglers
  • Boulder County
  • Ocean First Institute
  • CEMEX
  • Bird Conservancy of the Rockies
  • Keep it Clean Partnership
  • Lyons Schools
  • Lyons Ecology Board
  • Lyons Redstone Museum
  • Niwot High School Environmental Club
  • Greenwood Wildlife Rehabilitation Center
  • Maren Waldman
  • Summerhawk Band

More will be added!

Details

Date:
August 29
Time:
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Category:

Venue

LaVern Johnson Park
600 Park Dr
Lyons, CO 80540 United States
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