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 | September 19, 2017

Tuesday, September 19, 2017, 7:30AM - 10:30AMWeather: sunny, breezyLocation: Rock Bottom RanchSpecies Identified  Canada GooseMallardWild TurkeyRock PigeonEurasian Collared-DoveTurkey VultureSharp-shinned HawkRed-tailed HawkBelted KingfisherNorthern FlickerSteller's JayWoodhouse's Scrub-JayBlack-billed MagpieAmerican CrowBlack-capped Chickadee