04/19/2018
Join ACES, the City of Aspen, Pitkin County Landfill, and Aspen Hatter to celebrate Earth Day and ring in the start of the 2018 summer season! Head down to Hallam Lake to meet community members interested in environmental issues, explore the nature preserve, and enjoy locally-sourced snacks from Rock Bottom Ranch, and cocktails from Marble...
03/23/2018
In celebration of ACES Children's Education Fund, bring your family to Aspen Sports in Aspen and meet ACES' resident Great Horned Owl. At this event, you will learn all about these incredible predators and participate in owl-themed crafts!We're grateful to partner with Aspen Sports again this year on our annual Children's Education Fund (CEF)...
03/16/2018
In celebration of ACES Children's Education Fund, visit Aspen Sports in Snowmass and experiment with an energy bike generator to make a snack! We’ll also have hands-on educational activities for the whole family.We're grateful to partner with Aspen Sports again this year on our annual Children's Education Fund (CEF) drive: the central fundraising...
03/15/2018
Tickets on sale now! Click here to purchase. ACES and Patagonia Snowmass are thrilled to once again host the internationally acclaimed Wild & Scenic Film Festival on Thursday, March 15th at 7PM at the Wheeler Opera House!This special evening will showcase short films that both inform and inspire attendees to take action. This...
02/28/2018
This event is sold out! ACES Donor Circle members are invited to experience the moonlit magic of the Castle Creek Valley by joining us for dinner at the Catto Center at Toklat. This special evening will feature a locally-sourced five-course meal prepared by Jason Smith, renowned chef and Director of ACES at Rock Bottom Ranch. Following dinner...
02/06/2018
On Tuesday, February 6, ACES & The Arts Campus at Willits (TACAW) present "Wasted! The Story of Food Waste." Join us at The Temporary for a special film screening and panel discussion centered on the role that food, and food waste, play in our daily lives. Following the screening, ACES will lead a panel about food waste, and share recovered...
12/26/2017
You're invited to an evening of good cheer with ACES!Marvel at winter's beauty and celebrate the holiday season at the ACES nature preserve right in the heart of Aspen. Join us for warm sips & tasty bites in our nature center among friends and family! Warm yourself by the bonfire, or go on a winter stroll around Hallam Lake. Youngsters will be...
12/17/2017
ACES invites you on Sunday, December 17, 2017 to help count birds in the Aspen area during the 118th Audubon Christmas Bird Count (CBC), the longest-running citizen science survey in the world. Birders of all experience levels are welcome and encouraged to participate in this important census that has helped...
12/14/2017
Join us at Hallam Lake for a magical winter afternoon with Olaf, the winter elf who visits ACES every holiday season! Visitors will enjoy hot chocolate and holiday cheer with a story about Olaf, arts and crafts, and adventure out into the winter wonderland as you help Olaf feed the birds of Hallam Lake.Please RSVP below.
12/13/2017
Celebrate the coming of winter at a Rock Bottom Ranch Open House with Sven, an elf who visits Rock Bottom Ranch every holiday season! Sven invites children and their families to visit the Ranch anytime between 2:30-5:30pm for a magical event. Join us for a puppet show, hot drinks around a campfire, and of course, helping Sven feed the farm animals...