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Baehrden Historic Lodge Tour 6/1/14 11AM 2014-06-01 11:00:00 2014-08-31 14:30:00

Pine Valley Ranch Open Space Park 30400 Crystal Lake Road Pine | View map

After being closed to the public for decades, this historic lodge is now re-open to the public! Built in 1927, Baehrden is a classic...

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Sunrise/Moonset Full Buck Moon Yoga and Meditation 7/12/14 5:30AM 2014-07-12 05:30:00 2014-07-12 06:45:00

Windy Saddle Park 857 Lookout Mountain Rd Golden CO | View map

Be awed by the power of the rising sun on one side and the setting Full Buck Moon on the other as we enjoy a peaceful yoga practice and...

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Gross! Why Do Animals Do That?! 7/13/14 10AM 2014-07-13 10:00:00 2014-07-13 11:30:00

Pine Valley Ranch Open Space Park 30400 Crystal Lake Road Pine | View map

Prepare to be grossed out! Find out why yucky things are important in nature and go on a hike with a naturalist to look for gross stuff out...

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Junior Rangers: Leave No Trace 7/13/14 10AM 2014-07-13 10:00:00 2014-07-13 14:00:00

Lair o' the Bear Park 22600 State Highway 74 Idledale | View map

Jr. Rangers are invited to this dynamic interactive program to learn about the seven principals of the Leave No Trace outdoor ethic.  Kids...

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Summer Wildflowers 7/14/14 9AM 2014-07-14 09:00:00 2014-07-14 10:00:00

Flying J Ranch Park 9509 Highway 73 Evergreen CO | View map

Please note!  The date of this program is different than what is listed in the program schedule. Walk with a Native Plant Master along...

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Preschool Nature Nuts: Stinkers and Stickers (10:15) 7/17/14 10:15AM 2014-07-17 10:15:00 2014-07-17 11:00:00

Lookout Mountain Nature Center 910 Colorow Road Golden | View map

Quick, what Colorado creatures come to mind when you hear STINKY and PRICKLY? Of course, skunks and porcupines! Learn all about these...

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Preschool Nature Nuts: Stinkers and Stickers (11:15) 7/17/14 11:15AM 2014-07-17 11:15:00 2014-07-17 12:00:00

Lookout Mountain Nature Center 910 Colorow Road Golden | View map

Quick, what Colorado creatures come to mind when you hear STINKY and PRICKLY? Of course, skunks and porcupines! Learn all about these...

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Lair o' the Bear Campfire: Shh...Did You Hear That?! 7/18/14 6:30PM 2014-07-18 18:30:00 2014-07-18 20:00:00

Lair o' the Bear Park 22600 State Highway 74 Idledale | View map

Noises at night. Who makes them and why? Walk with a naturalist and listen for bumps in the night. Meet at Lair o'the Bear Education...

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Jeffco Open Space Nature Journal Club: Sketching Wildflowers 7/19/14 10AM - 2PM 2014-07-19 10:00:00 2014-07-19 14:00:00

Reynolds Park 14070 S Foxton Rd Conifer CO | View map

Want to deepen your love of the natural world, notice nature’s tiniest details and spend time surrounded by the beauty of the outdoors?...

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Jr. Naturalists: Insects 7/20/14 1PM - 2:30PM 2014-07-20 13:00:00 2014-07-20 14:30:00

Lookout Mountain Nature Center 910 Colorow Road Golden | View map

From grasshoppers to mosquitoes, insects are everywhere. Join us for an afternoon of hiking and bug hunting to discover just how these...

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Lair o' the Bear Campfire: Shh...Did You Hear That?! 7/24/14 6:30PM 2014-07-24 18:30:00 2014-07-24 20:00:00

Lair o' the Bear Park 22600 State Highway 74 Idledale | View map

Noises at night. Who makes them and why? Walk with a naturalist and listen for bumps in the night. Meet at Lair o'the Bear Education...

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The Universe From Mt. Falcon 7/26/14 9PM 2014-07-26 21:00:00 2014-07-26 22:30:00

Mount Falcon Park West 21004 Mount Falcon Road Indian Hills CO | View map

Why look up at the night sky?  Learn some night sky wonders through interactive stories and activities.  This is a non-telescope...

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Beyond Pizza: What Everyone Should Know About Mushrooms 8/1/14 10AM - 12PM 2014-08-01 10:00:00 2014-08-01 12:00:00

Flying J Ranch Park 9509 Highway 73 Evergreen CO | View map

How many different shapes and colors can a mushroom possibly have? Explore mushrooms up close and personal and learn why it is important to...

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Preschool Nature Nuts: Slithering Snakes (10:15) 8/2/14 10:15AM - 11AM 2014-08-02 10:15:00 2014-08-02 11:00:00

Lookout Mountain Nature Center 910 Colorow Road Golden | View map

Snakes aren’t slimy or scary! Explore how these reptiles eat, move and hide as we sing a song, listen to a story and make a craft. This...

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Preschool Nature Nuts: Slithering Snakes (11:15) 8/2/14 11:15AM - 12PM 2014-08-02 11:15:00 2014-08-02 12:00:00

Lookout Mountain Nature Center 910 Colorow Road Golden | View map

Snakes aren’t slimy or scary! Explore how these reptiles eat, move and hide as we sing a song, listen to a story and make a craft. This...

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Lair o' the Bear Campfire: Winged Wonders of the Night (Bats) 8/6/14 6:30PM - 8:30PM 2014-08-06 18:30:00 2014-08-06 20:30:00

Lair o' the Bear Park 22600 State Highway 74 Idledale | View map

Many myths about bats exist, but these creatures aren’t blind and don’t get caught in your hair. Through fun campfire activities, learn the...

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Preschool Nature Nuts: Slithering Snakes (10:15) 8/7/14 10:15AM - 11AM 2014-08-07 10:15:00 2014-08-07 11:00:00

Lookout Mountain Nature Center 910 Colorow Road Golden | View map

Snakes aren’t slimy or scary! Explore how these reptiles eat, move and hide as we sing a song, listen to a story and make a craft. This...

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Preschool Nature Nuts: Slithering Snakes (11:15) 8/7/14 11:15AM - 12PM 2014-08-07 11:15:00 2014-08-07 12:00:00

Lookout Mountain Nature Center 910 Colorow Road Golden | View map

Snakes aren’t slimy or scary! Explore how these reptiles eat, move and hide as we sing a song, listen to a story and make a craft. This...

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Mars Science Laboratory Two Year Recap 8/7/14 7PM - 8:30PM 2014-08-07 19:00:00 2014-08-07 20:30:00

Lookout Mountain Nature Center 910 Colorow Road Golden | View map

Since landing at Gale Crater on August 5th 2012, the Mars Science Laboratory (Curiosity Rover) has been very busy.  From the first...

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Junior Rangers: Leave No Trace 8/9/14 10AM - 1PM 2014-08-09 10:00:00 2014-08-09 13:00:00

Lair o' the Bear Park 22600 State Highway 74 Idledale | View map

Jr. Rangers are invited to this dynamic interactive program to learn about the seven principals of the Leave No Trace outdoor ethic.  Kids...

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Full Grain Moon Yoga and Meditation 8/10/14 7:15PM - 8:30PM 2014-08-10 19:15:00 2014-08-10 20:30:00

North Table Mountain Park 4670 Highway 93 Golden CO | View map

Enjoy an invigorating (steep) hike to the top of North Table Mountain while learning about some of the native animals that inhabit this...

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Forever Temporary 8/13/14 7PM - 8:30PM 2014-08-13 19:00:00 2014-08-13 20:30:00

Alderfer/Three Sisters Park 31677 Buffalo Park Road Evergreen CO | View map

Zero to life in 60 minutes.  That's what occurs in rainwater potholes.  Walk with a naturalist to discover these hidden, brief worlds....

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Jeffco Open Space Nature Journal Club: Sunset Sketching 8/15/14 5:30PM - 9PM 2014-08-15 17:30:00 2014-08-15 21:00:00

Mount Falcon Park West 21004 Mount Falcon Road Indian Hills CO | View map

Want to deepen your love of the natural world, notice nature’s tiniest details and spend time surrounded by the beauty of the outdoors?...

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What Would We Do Without Bats? 8/15/14 7:30PM - 8:45PM 2014-08-15 19:30:00 2014-08-15 20:45:00

Lair o' the Bear Park 22600 State Highway 74 Idledale | View map

Come learn about the wonderful world of bats and, hopefully, see them at work over the Creek. Ages 6 yrs & older There is a 1 mile easy...

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Jr. Naturalists: What's With the Weather? 8/16/14 1PM - 2:30PM 2014-08-16 13:00:00 2014-08-16 14:30:00

Lookout Mountain Nature Center 910 Colorow Road Golden | View map

Ever wonder what makes the snow fall, or why thunderstorms form in the afternoon? Join us for an afternoon of experimentation and learn why...

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Late Summer Wildflowers 8/18/14 9AM - 11AM 2014-08-18 09:00:00 2014-08-18 11:00:00

Reynolds Park 14070 S Foxton Rd Conifer CO | View map

Walk with a Native Plant Master along easy trails. Discover the various ways that native plants and wildlife depend on each other. Ages 10...

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Lair o' the Bear Campfire: Winged Wonders of the Night (Bats) 8/20/14 6:30PM - 8:30PM 2014-08-20 18:30:00 2014-08-20 20:30:00

Lair o' the Bear Park 22600 State Highway 74 Idledale | View map

Many myths about bats exist, but these creatures aren’t blind and don’t get caught in your hair. Through fun campfire activities, learn the...

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Preschool Nature Nuts: Slithering Snakes (10:15) 8/21/14 10:15AM - 11AM 2014-08-21 10:15:00 2014-08-21 11:00:00

Lookout Mountain Nature Center 910 Colorow Road Golden | View map

Snakes aren’t slimy or scary! Explore how these reptiles eat, move and hide as we sing a song, listen to a story and make a craft. This...

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Lookout Mountain Nature Center

Preschool Nature Nuts: Slithering Snakes (11:15) 8/21/14 11:15AM - 12PM 2014-08-21 11:15:00 2014-08-21 12:00:00

Lookout Mountain Nature Center 910 Colorow Road Golden | View map

Snakes aren’t slimy or scary! Explore how these reptiles eat, move and hide as we sing a song, listen to a story and make a craft. This...

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Backyard Astronomy 8/22/14 8PM - 10PM 2014-08-22 20:00:00 2014-08-22 22:00:00

South Valley Park 90 S Valley Rd Littleton CO | View map

You don't need to drive deep into the mountains or own an expesive telescope to enjoy the night sky. Using a pair of binoculars or even...

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Naturalist for 90 Minutes for Homeschoolers 7/9/14 1PM

Golden | View Map

Be a naturalist for 90 minutes. We choose the hike location but you, the participants, choose the subject(s) to be discussed. This...

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Baehrden Historic Lodge Tour 7/6/14 11AM

Pine | View Map

After being closed to the public for decades, this historic lodge is now re-open to the public! Built in 1927, Baehrden is a classic...

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CANCELED: Preschool Nature Nuts: Stinkers and Stickers (11:15) 7/5/14 11:15AM

Golden | View Map

Due to low registration this program was canceled. If you have questions please contact us at 720-497-7600.   

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Preschool Nature Nuts: Stinkers and Stickers (10:15) 7/5/14 10:15AM

Golden | View Map

Quick, what Colorado creatures come to mind when you hear STINKY and PRICKLY? Of course, skunks and porcupines! Learn all about these...

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Preschool Nature Nuts: Stinkers and Stickers (11:15) 7/3/14 11:15AM

Golden | View Map

Quick, what Colorado creatures come to mind when you hear STINKY and PRICKLY? Of course, skunks and porcupines! Learn all about these...

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Lookout Mountain Nature Center

Preschool Nature Nuts: Stinkers and Stickers (10:15) 7/3/14 10:15AM

Golden | View Map

Quick, what Colorado creatures come to mind when you hear STINKY and PRICKLY? Of course, skunks and porcupines! Learn all about these...

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Lair o' the Bear Campfire: Shh...Did You Hear That?! 6/27/14 6:30PM

Idledale | View Map

Noises at night. Who makes them and why? Walk with a naturalist and listen for bumps in the night. Meet at Lair o'the Bear Education...

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Jeffco Open Space Nature Journal Club: Sketchbook Nature Journaling Basics 6/25/14 5PM - 8PM

Golden | View Map

Want to deepen your love of the natural world, notice nature’s tiniest details and spend time surrounded by the beauty of the outdoors?...

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Junior Naturalists: Amphibians 6/22/14 1PM

Pine | View Map

Frogs and salamanders are some of the most important residents of our parks. Not only are they vital for helping to keep the mosquitoes in...

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Camp Jr. Ranger: Backpack & Camping Adventure 6/21/14 12PM - 11AM

Golden | View Map

Pack your sleeping bag and tent for an overnight camping adventure with Jefferson County Open Space Rangers and Naturalists.  Enjoy...

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Summit Lake Celestial Sights 6/19/14 8PM

Idaho Springs | View Map

Join Rangers, Naturalists and Astronomers from the US Forest Service, Jefferson County Open Space, Bear Creek Lake Park and the Denver...

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Preschool Nature Nuts: Good Morning, Good Night (11:15) 6/19/14 11:15AM

Golden | View Map

We wake up to birds singing. We go to sleep with crickets chirping. Why is nature so different at these times? Learn some of those...

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Preschool Nature Nuts: Good Morning, Good Night (10:15) 6/19/14 10:15AM

Golden | View Map

We wake up to birds singing. We go to sleep with crickets chirping. Why is nature so different at these times? Learn some of those...

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Ecosystem Investigations for Homeschoolers 6/18/14 1PM

Golden | View Map

Homeschoolers! Study solar energy, examine skulls, inspect plants, and dig in the dirt to discover the roles that hte sun, producers,...

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Slithering Snakes Social: Get To Know Your Scaly Neighbors 6/15/14 10AM

Golden | View Map

Until we get to know our neighbors, we tend to be wary right? Drop in for this opportunity to meet and greet some of our scaly open space...

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National Get Outdoors Day 6/14/14 9AM - 4PM

Denver | View Map

 Visit our naturalists at this fun annual event. Discover organizations and agencies that can help your family connect to the outdoors....

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Full Strawberry Moon Yoga & Walking Meditation 6/12/14 7:30PM

Evergreen | View Map

Enjoy a short walking meditation as we prepare ourselves for the rising of the Full Strawberry Moon. We will then open our hearts, minds,...

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Foothills Flora 6/9/14 9AM

Conifer | View Map

Walk with a Native Plant Master along easy trails. Discover the various ways that native and non-native plants defend themselves from...

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Wildflower Festival 6/8/14 10AM - 4PM

Golden | View Map

Celebrate the incredible diversity and importance of native wildflowers through fun activities for the whole family. Explore stations on...

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Preschool Nature Nuts: Good Morning, Good Night (11:15) 6/7/14 11:15AM

Golden | View Map

We wake up to birds singing. We go to sleep with crickets chirping. Why is nature so different at these times? Learn some of those...

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Lookout Mountain Nature Center

Preschool Nature Nuts: Good Morning, Good Night (10:15) 6/7/14 10:15AM

Golden | View Map

We wake up to birds singing. We go to sleep with crickets chirping. Why is nature so different at these times? Learn some of those...

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NASA Missions Summary 6/5/14 7PM

Golden | View Map

Join JPL Solar System Ambassador and Lockheed Martin Propulsion Engineer Adam Pender for a discussion of the diverse range of NASA...

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Preschool Nature Nuts: Good Morning, Good Night (11:15) 6/5/14 11:15AM

Golden | View Map

We wake up to birds singing. We go to sleep with crickets chirping. Why is nature so different at these times? Learn some of those...

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Lookout Mountain Nature Center

Preschool Nature Nuts: Good Morning, Good Night (10:15) 6/5/14 10:15AM

Golden | View Map

We wake up to birds singing. We go to sleep with crickets chirping. Why is nature so different at these times? Learn some of those...

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Jeffco Open Space Nature Journal Club: Drawing Birds 5/24/14 10AM - 2PM

Lakewood | View Map

Want to deepen your love of the natural world, notice nature’s tiniest details and spend time surrounded by the beauty of the outdoors?...

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CANCELED: Foothill Wildflowers 5/18/14 9AM

Conifer | View Map

Due to scheduling changes this program has been canceled. Please contact us at Lookout Mountain Nature Center if you have any questions....

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Observatory Open House 5/17/14 8:30PM

Pine | View Map

Stop at activities as you hike up the road to the historic William Baehr Observatory to learn about stars, planets, constellations, deep...

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Junior Naturalists: Geology 5/17/14 1PM

Golden | View Map

Ever wonder what those lines are in the rocks or how the mountains got here? Join us for a fun hike and learn why Colorado is a hot spot...

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Preschool Nature Nuts: Whatever the Weather (11:15) 5/15/14 11:15AM

Golden | View Map

What's one thing that is always outside? Weather! Explore some stations, take a hike and be inspired to enjoy the weather no matter...

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Preschool Nature Nuts: Whatever the Weather (10:15) 5/15/14 10:15AM

Golden | View Map

What's one thing that is always outside? Weather! Explore some stations, take a hike and be inspired to enjoy the weather no matter...

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