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Special Events

  • Phantom Canyon River Trail Maintenance Days

    Phantom Canyon Preserve
    June 24, 2017 - September 16, 2017

    Help us maintain part of our 4-mile River Trail that weaves throughout and alongside the North Fork at the bottom of Phantom Canyon. The morning will be dedicated to light trail maintenance, followed by an afternoon of self-guided fishing. Saturday, June 24Saturd... Learn more

  • Wildflower Hike

    Phantom Canyon
    June 16, 2017

    Connect with nature and enjoy the spectacular variety of native wildflowers at the peak of spring bloom in Phantom Canyon.  An experienced local naturalist, Heather Knight, will lead you on the discovery as you hike through grasslands, foothills shrublands and d... Learn more

  • Carpenter Ranch Bird Walks May-June

    Carpenter Ranch
    May 13, 2017 - June 03, 2017

    For information about any of these walks, contact: or 970.846-9102. Sat. May 13, 8-10 a.m. Celebrate International Migratory Bird Day with the Nature Conservancy and The Yampa Valley Birding Club as we welcome our feathered friends back to the Yamp... Learn more

  • Americas Latino Eco Festival

    Denver Museum of Nature & Science
    2001 Colorado Blvd.
    Denver, CO
    September 15, 2017 - September 17, 2017

      The Nature Conservancy in Colorado is proud to once again sponsor this important cultural event. The Americas Latino Eco Fest is a three-day event aiming to strengthen the voice of the Latino community on issues relating to climate change and environmental ju... Learn more

  • Incredible Predators IMAX Screening

    Denver Museum of Nature & Science Phipps IMAX Theater
    2001 Colorado Blvd.
    Denver, CO
    June 14, 2017

      This special screening of the IMAX film Incredible Predators 3D looks at the world of major predators as never before, providing insight into the remarkable strategies they use to succeed. Spectacular scenic views and aerials take you to the action as you exam... Learn more

  • RiverSweep 2017

    Fishback Park, 818 Water St, Denver, CO
    April 22, 2017

    We are excited to host our annual Spring RiverSweep on Earth Day this year! Volunteers of all ages will help Denver Parks and Recreation buy picking up trash, removing weeds and other plant debris, repairing trails, painting park fixtures, and getting our parks read... Learn more

  • Phantom Volunteer Day Grounds Maintenance and Interpretive Hike

    Phantom Canyon Preserve
    June 03, 2017

      Connect with nature while enjoying a morning of gratifying stewardship work on the beautiful Phantom Canyon Preserve. We will be doing some light trail and fence maintenance, as well as weed removal and general touch-ups around the facilities. Your contributio... Learn more

  • Preserving Biodiversity in the Face of a Changing Climate

    Phantom Canyon Preserve
    May 26, 2017

      Connect with nature and help us mitigate the threat non-native, invasive species pose to our biodiversity. Learn about various weed management techniques and spend a few hours working in a stunning location to reduce those populations. A bagged lunch will be n... Learn more

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    Nature Conservancy volunteers offer us a way to increase our effectiveness, expand our range, and complete more critically important work while develop lasting friendships and having a lot of fun.   Learn more

  • Phantom Canyon Volunteer Days

    Phantom Canyon Preserve, Larimer County
    April 10, 2016 - October 22, 2016

    Please join us for one or more of the volunteer days listed below. These days are led by a staff member or a veteran volunteer and include projects such as facilities maintenance, weed removal, and trail maintenance. To register, please email: phantomcanyonevents@tnc... Learn more

  • 929 PRL Summer Series

    929 Pearl Street
    Boulder, CO
    September 15, 2016

    Join us under the covered terrace at 929 Pearl Street where BFG Partners and Conscience Bay Company will host a series of events benefitting numerous influential nonprofits. At each event you will find delicious food and drink, live music, great company, and individ... Learn more

  • Fall RiverSweep 2016

    Denver, Colorado
    September 24, 2016

      We are excited to once again team up with The Greenway Foundation for a community-wide clean-up effort! After a busy summer in which our riparian parks were heavily used, Denver Parks and Recreation needs your help restoring the parks along The South Platte Ri... Learn more

  • Celebrate Nature Party

    The Spot Climbing Gym
    3240 Prairie Avenue, Boulder, CO
    August 18, 2016

    Do you enjoy skiing, climbing, cycling, fly fishing or breathing in Colorado? Come learn about how conservation plays a role in all the things you love about Colorado.  Your $13 ticket includes: 2 Drink Tickets (Ursula Brewery)2 Taco Tickets (Verde Food Truck)FR... Learn more

  • Celebrating our National Parks: Conservation & Recreation

    Phipps IMAX Theater
    Denver Museum of Nature & Science
    2001 Colorado Blvd.
    September 08, 2016

    Join The Nature Conservancy for a special screening of the amazing IMAX film, National Parks Adventure 3D. This ultimate off-trail escapade highlights beloved sites around the country in celebration of the 100th Anniversary of the National Park Service.  Ou... Learn more

  • Phantom Canyon Hikes May-August

    Phantom Canyon Preserve, Larimer County
    August 06, 2016 - August 06, 2016

    Join us for guided hikes at Phantom Canyon Preserve in the Laramie Foothills on August 6 To sign up for these opportunities email; include “guided hikes” in the subject line and provide the name and date of the event, your name... Learn more

  • Fight for the Future: Championing Africa’s Elephants

    Denver Museum of Nature and Science
    Phipps IMAX Theater | 2001 Colorado Blvd.
    June 29, 2016

      We envision a future where poaching stops, elephants roam freely, and the communities that have lived with elephants for generations are part of the solution. On June 29, join us at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science for a special presentation, Fight for ... Learn more

  • Boulder Creek Clean Up Day

    Boulder Creek
    Meeting at Scott Carpenter Park, Boulder, CO
    May 21, 2016

      Bolder Young Professionals and The Nature Conservancy’s 13ers Young Professionals group are teaming up for our for Boulder Community Clean Up Day on Saturday, May 21st, 9 am – 12 pm. The one-day, annual volunteer event brings together hundreds of ... Learn more

  • Green Drinks Boulder: Ferret Conservation and Telemetry

    Rio Boulder (1101 Walnut St, Boulder, CO 80302)
    May 19, 2015

    The Nature Conservancy’s 13ers and Green Drinks Boulder are pleased to team up to bring you an exciting presentation about the reintroduction of black-footed ferrets and telemetry.  Visit the Facebook event page to learn more. The... Learn more

  • The Colorado River: Lifeline of the West

    eTown Hall, Boulder, CO
    June 02, 2015

    An iconic and beloved symbol of the American West, the Colorado River is one of the most endangered rivers in the United States. Sustaining more than 36 million people, the Colorado is stretched thin. Journey through the Basin while hearing from The Nature Conservanc... Learn more

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