Forest Health Field Trips, Multiple Dates TBD

What are the indicators of a healthy forest ecosystem? Join this guided tour to discover how diverse areas and species respond to forest treatments. Learn more about the current conditions of our Colorado forests, treatment plans, and desired future conditions. Current Partners: USDA Forest Service Colorado Forest Restoration Institute St Vrain Forest Health Partnership Boulder […]

Lyons Farmette Farm to Table Dinner

Lyons Farmette 4121 Ute Highway, Lyons

Join the Butcher and the Blonde hospitality team for farm-fresh, open-air dining at the Lyons Farmette. Meat-eaters and vegetarians alike will enjoy unique and vibrant Colorado ingredients and flavors during this multi-course dinner. We can always count on our Front Range harvest to offer something for all taste preferences and dietary needs. We hope you […]

Bioblitz: Community-Powered Data Collection & Meet the Scientists

What are the indicators of a healthy watershed and why is it important to collect these data? Become a community scientist that gathers region-scale scientific data about the health and recovery of our watersheds with both biological and physical measurements. Engage in collecting meaningful data alongside scientists, including pebble counts, fish habitat surveys, and vegetation […]

Watershed Days Festival- LaVern Johnson Park, Lyons

LaVern Johnson Park 600 Park Dr, Lyons

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 […]

Free

Tour de Farms Guided Bike Tour

Tom Watson Park 6180 North 63rd Street, Boulder

How are ditch operations and water infrastructure essential to our local agriculture? Join a relaxed crowd for a nine mile ride biking along the Front Range. We’ll be stopping at local farms, talking with farmers, and learning about ditches and their operations. Speakers include: Dan Lisco of Sombrero Farm, John Schlagel of Niwot Farm, Wyatt […]

$25

Fire Followers – Cal-Wood Burn Scar, Boulder

Heil Valley Ranch 63 Red Gulch Rd, Lyons

How is plant vegetation impacted by fire and what regrowth observations can be made? Walk the burn footprint as a team to observe plants starting to return in the wake of the burn. Using a smartphone app called iNaturalist, take photos and identify plants observed. Data will contribute to a growing database that will allow […]

Free

“The West is Burning” Documentary Screening, Panel Discussion, and Dinner

Longmont Museum 400 Quail Rd, Longmont

Join us for dinner and/or beverages with a full-feature documentary and discussion about forests, water delivery, and fish communities. “The West is Burning” examines the history of forest management and urgent need to act now to protect forest, rivers, and communities in the face of catastrophic wildfire. The film and discussion will explore the history […]

Free

Tributary Bioblitz

Engage in collecting data around a powerful indicator of watershed health: our macroinvertebrates! Count and identify macroinvertebrate populations with fellow community scientists in watershed tributaries. Current Partners: Trout Unlimited St. Vrain Anglers City of Longmont and Can’d Aid

Free