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 | December 5, 2017

Tuesday, December 5, 2017, 8:30AM - 11:30AMWeather: clear and cold.Location: Hallam Lake, and Hunter Creek TrailSpecies Identified  Canada GooseMallardEurasian Collared-DoveSteller's JayBlack-billed MagpieAmerican CrowBlack-capped ChickadeeMountain ChickadeeWhite-breasted NuthatchRed-creasted NuthatchAmerican DipperHouse Finch