The Next Step

[caption id="attachment_12012" align="alignleft" width="240"] Our first talk from Carlos Martinez at the Denver Art Museum[/caption] Well, I made it to the end. I feel like I have "kinda" figured out what I want to do. I enjoy teaching people about nature and different ways they can...

Union Reservoir

So, on my last Longmont Inspire adventure, we took the kids to Union Reservoir to swim, paddle board, and kayak. It was a cloudy day, which I think prevented some of the kids from coming out with us that day, so we had a smaller...

Summer Cleaning

This past week I had a chance to catch up with Sue, since we have both been in and out of the office so much. But before I went to the office, I made a quick trip to Silverthorne to give a talk about birds....

Blanca Wetlands

This past week I visited our three interns from the Blanca Wetlands site. For those of you who don't know, Blanca Wetlands is located near Alamosa, Colorado, which is about a four-hour drive (NOT including dreadful traffic), from Boulder. And even though both towns are surrounded by...

Programs!

  Thursday marked the first day of our Longmont Inspire programs. We finally collected 200 surveys (half of our original goal), which means we can start our pilot programs. We started off with gardening at Growing Gardens in Longmont. The kids got to walk around the...

Red Rocks

If you are a big concertgoer, or just love nature, you have probably heard of Red Rocks Park and Amphitheater. What a beautiful gem. I have only been there a couple times and love it. This week I visited part of the park just to see...

So Little Time

[caption id="attachment_11292" align="alignleft" width="225"] Hummingbird feeding on the pink flower![/caption] [caption id="attachment_11291" align="alignleft" width="225"] The same hummingbird feeding on a sweet pea flower.[/caption] Lately, I have been thinking about how my internship here at Environment for the Americas will be ending soon. It's all bittersweet. I know...

Sustainability Fair

On Thursday, I had a table at the GSA Sustainability Fair. It was the first time I had visited the Denver Federal Center (DFC). It looked very official, and there are lots of buildings for each federal agency. I learned they have their own rental bikes for...