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    08  Apr

    Interview with Jayni Chase in Honor of Earth Day

    On April 22nd, 1970, the United States celebrated its first Earth Day. This year marks the 46th Anniversary of Earth Day, and ACES is celebrating by designating April as Earth Day month at the Hallam Lake Visitor’s Center and Nature Preserve.

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    06  Apr

    Morning Birding Species List | April 5, 2016

    Tuesday, April 5, 2016, 7:30AM - 10:03AM
    Weather: changeable, partly clear
    Location: Hallam Lake

    Species Identified

    Canada Goose
    Green-winged Teal
    Pied-billed Grebe
    Great blue Heron
    Northern Flicker
    Steller's Jay
    Black-billed Magpie

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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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