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    30  Oct

    Excitement about Energy Efficiency at Rock Bottom Ranch

    The word “energy” has been buzzworthy around ACES at Rock Bottom Ranch lately. This is due in part to significant clean energy upgrades underway at the Ranch, as well as the fourth grade Energy Unit that ACES Educators are currently teaching in the ACES Ed classrooms at Basalt and Crystal River Elementary schools.

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    26  Oct

    Innovative New Online Tool Illustrates Future Forest Change

    Aspen, Colorado, October 27, 2015 — Aspen Center for Environmental Studies (ACES), a Colorado-based science education nonprofit, has developed an interactive online tool Forest Forecasts, which illustrates future forest change under best- and worst-case climate change scenarios. The tool utilizes innovative technologies to display detailed views of current forests that utilize cutting-edge climate models to generate high-resolution portrayals of what Western forests are likely to look like in the future.

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    07  Oct

    Morning Birding Species List | October 6, 2015

    Tuesday, October 6, 2015, 7:30AM - 10:30AM
    Weather: clear skies
    Location: Hallam Lake and Smith Open Space

    Species Identified      

    Canada Goose
    Mallard (pictured above)
    Red-tailed Hawk
    Eurasian-collared Dove
    Belted Kingfisher
    Steller's Jay
    Black-billed Magpie
    American Crow
    Black-capped Chickadee

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    30  Sep

    Morning Birding Species List | September 29, 2015

    Tuesday, September 29, 2015, 7:30AM - 10:30AM
    Weather: sunny
    Location: Hallam Lake and North Star Nature Preserve

    Species Identified      

    Canada Goose
    Mallard
    Blue-winged Teal
    Northern Harrier
    Eurasian Collared-dove
    Belted Kingfisher
    Northern Flicker
    Steller's Jay
    Black-billed Magpie

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