Categories

ACES Launches Rock Bottom Ranch Kitchen Campaign

Posted in Bulletin Board

Fundraising campaign to support sustainable agriculture education.


ACES Site Awarded Top Animal Welfare Certification

Posted in Bulletin Board

Environmental site earns AWA certification, highlighting the link between agriculture and sustainability.


ACES Welcomes New Education Director

Posted in Bulletin Board

Arin Trook joins full-time staff to direct regional education program.


ACES Expands Full-Time In-School Environmental Science Program at Crystal River Elementary School

Posted in Bulletin Board

Press Release: Aspen, Colorado, August 22, 2013 — Aspen Center for Environmental Studies (ACES) and Crystal River Elementary School (CRES) have partnered to bring full-time, in-school environmental science education programming to all CRES students, kindergarten through fourth grade, when classes resume on August 26.


A Successful Raptor Fair!

Posted in Bulletin Board
raptor fair, flight demonstration, aspen activities

On Friday July 5th, ACES hosted its first ever Raptor Fair. The event featured charismatic birds of prey including our resident Golden Eagle and Great Horned Owl, as well as visiting Screech Owl, Gyrfalcon, Harris Hawk, Red-tailed Hawk, and Barbary Falcon. The visiting birds came with the raptor education organization, Nature’s Educators.


2013 Annual Membership Dinner

Posted in Bulletin Board

Thank you to our wonderful community of members who attended our Annual Membership Dinner: Picnic on the Preserve. A special thanks goes out to our sponsors: Obermeyer Asset Management and Stirling Peak Properties. Thank you for making the event possible!


The Solution to Climate Change

Posted in Bulletin Board

Orinigally published on April 18, 2013, in the Aspen Daily News "Green Issue" of Time Out.


Bird Nerding with a Kid

Posted in Bulletin Board
Chickadee

My oldest son Jack (5.5) has had an interest in nature for most of his life. Yes, we get outside a lot living down at Hallam Lake, but Jack is into books, videos and computers too. Nature shows like “Wild America” and “Zoboomafoo” by National Geographic, and bird and mammal field guides, have been a part of his afternoon quiet time for most of his life. During the past couple of years we have been identifying birds visiting our feeder. It began simply enough with magpies and robins, but our list has been steadily growing.


Ashcroft Snowshoe Tour up Castle Creek Valley

Posted in Bulletin Board
Castle Creek in winter

Aspen Center for Environmental Studies ski and snowshoe tours offer the best of the Aspen area. The endless, spectacular views from Aspen Mountain’s Richmond Ridge are some of the best I’ve ever encountered in my short 25 years on this earth. The snowshoe tour on Snowmass Ski Area’s peaceful Rabbit Run Trail allows visitors to escape the crowds and experience their own private winter wonderland. Joining a naturalist to ski down Elk Camp provides a whole new perspective to what one can discover on the slopes, beyond the usual rush of adrenaline and the cold wind kissing your face.


Travel Notes from Costa Rica

Posted in Bulletin Board
Crocodile travel blog

I couldn’t draw an accurate map of Central America to save my life, but at least now I know which one is Costa Rica (it’s the one just above Panama), thanks to a whirlwind tour that took us from the capital, San Jose, to the Caribbean Coast to the Pacific Coast (and many points in between) over the course of eight days in early December.


Syndicate contentSyndicate content