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    09  Sep

    Life Lists of One Kind or Another | A Tribute to Dr. Dick Beidleman

    It is with great sadness that I learned of the passing of Dr. Richard Beidleman.  Dick, as we all knew him by, taught at ACES for about three decades, living at the Hodgson Professor House at Hallam Lake during the weeks he was teaching. With the same ease as he made life lists of birds, he also made a Professor House list for me every summer. It was basically a list of things that needed my attention and I believe Dick made such lists most everywhere he went – he just cared that much about the places where he worked and about the natural world he inhabited.

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    14  Jul

    Eagles, hawks, and owls...oh my!

    ACES’ second annual Raptor Fair brought nearly 500 people down to the Hallam Lake Nature Preserve in Aspen, CO. Folks of all ages came to see our resident birds of prey (the Golden Eagle, Red-tailed Hawk, and Great Horned Owl) and got to meet the visiting birds that came with Nature’s Educators.

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    26  Jun

    ACES Summer Kick-Off

    Summer in Aspen is a beautiful thing. June nights are long and sweet, and Aspens and cottonwoods are exploding in a verdant celebration of the growing season. And each year, near the summer solstice, ACES brings our membership together at Hallam Lake to enjoy live music, scrumptious food, and good company.

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    13  Jun

    ACES Presents Next Jessica Catto Leadership Dialogue

    Featuring sustainable farming advocate Craig McNamara
    Aspen, Colorado (June 13, 2014) — On Wednesday, June 18th, Craig McNamara, President and owner of Sierra Orchards and President of the California State Board of Food and Agriculture, will present "The Future of Sustainable Agriculture: A Farmer’s Perspective" for Aspen Center for Environmental Studies’ (ACES) Jessica Catto Leadership Dialogue series.