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New Year Winter Hike

January 7 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm

Sunday,  January 7th
Guided New Year Winter Hike
10:00 am to 12:30 pm / DuPont Open Space, Louviers, Colorado / Space is limited, Please RSVP

Join Douglas Land Conservancy for a Guided Winter Hike at DuPont Open Space on Sunday, January 7, 2018 from 10am – 12:30pm.
DuPont Open Space is home to a diversity of species of wildlife, including elk and black bear, as well as a wide variety of birds. The property contains a spectacular cottonwood riparian forest.
We will meet in the DuPont Park parking lot at 8020 Main Street, Louviers, 80131. Dress for the weather. Bring plenty of water and a snack if you wish. You may want to bring binoculars for spotting owls and other birds. Dogs on leash are welcome to join us. The hike is rated moderately easy.

 RSVP for this Hike

Space is limited. Our hikes fill quickly. If the event is full, please contact Amy Graziano at amyg@douglaslandconservancy.org or 303.688.8025 to be added to the wait list.

 

Meet Your Guides:

Pam Schulz: Pam received her BSc degree in Geology & Minerology with a minor in Photography from the Ohio State University, and a MSc degree in Environmental Science & Engineering from Colorado School of Mines and spent her professional career as an Exploration Geophysicist in Houston, TX. After moving to Denver in 1990 and while raising two children, she has studied local geology and volunteered for Douglas County Open Space and the Museum of Nature & Science for over ten years – leading numerous hikes throughout the county primarily with a focus on the local geology. She has taught Earth Sciences and led various school groups at Prairie Canyon Ranch Open Space and Cherokee Ranch & Castle. During the past five years she has hiked extensively and photographed wildflowers in all five ecosystems throughout Colorado, and has completed the requirements of the Colorado Native Plant Master Program.

Sharon Hines: Sharon has been a volunteer for what was the Colorado Division of Wildlife for almost 2 decades as a Wildlife Watch Instructor and has worked for a couple of tour companies as a naturalist and bird guide. She began watching birds when she was too little to hold binoculars. Having moved to Douglas County almost 10 years ago, she is now a volunteer interpreter for Douglas County Open Space and has her Native Plant Master Certificate.

Details

Date:
January 7
Time:
10:00 am - 12:30 pm
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