Caribou Ranch Open Space - Fridays, July 14, July 21, July 28, 2017
Friday, July 14, 2017 from 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM (MDT)
Caribou Ranch Open Space
Dates: Fridays, July 14, July 21, July 28, 2017
Time: 8:30 am – 12:30 pm
Instructors: Elizabeth Allen, Deryn Davidson and Sharon Bokan
Learn how to identify higher elevation trees, shrubs, flowers and grasses. Situated in the upper Montane life zone (8,300' to 10,000'), Caribou Ranch is dominated by coniferous forest with many understory plants but it also has many wetlands and meadows filled with grasses and wildflowers. Learn to use a botanical key to identify plants while also learning about their ecological importance and uses by humans and wildlife. Invasive plants that threaten the native plants will also be discussed. There is also the possibility of spotting moose which inhabit the area.
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CSU Extension Native Plant Master Program - Boulder County
The mission of the Native Plant Master Program is to educate the public about native plants in order to foster stewardship, sustainable landscaping and management of weeds that threaten native ecosystems.
Colorado State University Extension provides information and education and encourages the application of research-based knowledge in response to local, state and national issues affecting individuals, youth, families, agricultural enterprises and communities of Colorado. Extension programs are available to all without discrimination. Colorado State University Extension, U.S. Department of Agriculture and Colorado counties cooperating. If you have a disability for which you seek accommodation, please notify email@example.com at least 30 days befor the event.
Deryn Davidson - Extension Agent Horticulture 303-678-6386 firstname.lastname@example.org or
Sharon Bokan - Small Acreage Coordinator 303-678-6176 email@example.com