Our Mission

ACES' mission is to inspire a life-long commitment to the earth by educating for environmental responsibility, conserving and restoring the balance of natural communities, and advancing the ethic that the earth must be respected and nurtured.

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Bear Swimming at Hallam Lake

Hallam Lake, 25-acre nature preserve and visitor center, has a wide diversity of wildlife. This video, captured by our trail cams, features a black bear taking a swim in Hallam Lake.


Morning Birding Species List | November 7, 2017

Tuesday, November 7, 2017, 8:00AM - 11:00AMWeather: mostly sunnyLocation: Hallam Lake, Ute Cemetery, and Wheeler Ditch TrailSpecies Identified  MallardRed-tailed HawkBelted KingfisherSteller's JayBlack-billed MagpieAmerican CrowBlack-capped ChickadeeWhite-breasted NuthatchGolden-crowned KingletGray Catbird