Aces Stories

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    25  Mar

    Coming Full Circle

    It’s been two and a half months since my first day as an ACES Educator in the ACES Ed classroom at Aspen Elementary School. It’s been 17 years since I myself was a bright eyed 4th grader “helping” construct the very classroom over which I now preside.  

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    10  Mar

    Snow for All

    What does snow mean to you? For some, it recollects cold days spent inside by a warm fire, while for others snow means the opportunity to ski, sled, toss around snowballs, or build a snowman. Winter invites us to explore what snow means to us and some of the ways snow impacts our lives, as well as the lives of plants and wildlife. This month at ACES at Hallam Lake, we invite locals and visitors to learn about and explore snow! 

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    02  Mar

    Morning Birding Species List | March 1, 2016

    Tuesday, March 1, 2016, 7:30AM - 10:30AM
    Weather: high thin clouds, 28 F.
    Location: Hallam Lake

    Species Identified

    Canada Goose (pictured above)
    Green-winged Teal
    Pied-billed Grebe
    Blted Kingfisher
    Steller's Jay
    Black-billed Magpie
    American Crow
    Black-capped Chickadee

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    25  Feb

    Mentoring a Middle Schooler: Survival Techniques, Trail Cameras, and Mutual Growth

    Over the past few months I have had the privilege to share the things I love most about ACES and Hallam Lake with a 6th grade student from Aspen Middle School through their mentorship program. Bodie is an inspiring young environmental steward and together we have had some incredible experiences that have helped us connect with the place we both call home.

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