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 Register Sunset Yoga on Flagstaff Mountain
  Monday, September 23, 2019 |   06:00 PM | Flagstaff Sunrise Amphitheater |  Registration Required

Join local certified yoga teacher Rebekah Boatrite for a free Vinyasa Yoga session celebrating the unity of the autumnal equinox. This all levels class will utilize the power of nature to connect to ourselves and the natural world. Please bring yo...

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 Sign Up KIDS: Crayons by the Creek!
  Monday, September 23, 2019 |   10:00 AM | Bobolink

Welcome Autumn with crayons and stories by Bobolink Creek. Join naturalist Ellen Orleans for picture books, after which we’ll walk along the creek bank and settle in for coloring. Color matching, tracing leaves, or freeform drawing: there’s someth...

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 Waitlist Passionate about Prairie? PROGRAM FULL
  Tuesday, September 24, 2019 |   09:00 AM |  Registration Required

Journey through the prairie landscape of Jewel Mountain, one of OSMP’s more remote, diverse and resilient prairies, normally closed to the public except on staff-led hikes. Plant ecologist Lynn Riedel and naturalist Lynne Sullivan will guide you t...

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 Sign Up KIDS: After School Adventures
  Tuesday, September 24, 2019 |   03:30 PM | Enchanted Mesa

Join OSMP for an afternoon of exploring, climbing, splashing, and observing wildlife along the Lower McClintock Trail. After School Adventures is an opportunity for the whole family to connect with nature. Enjoy using your imagination to build, di...

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 Sign Up KIDS: Storytime Hike- Nature Detectives
  Wednesday, September 25, 2019 |   09:30 AM | Wonderland Lake

Join OSMP for an outdoor story time followed by a kid-friendly hike. This program is designed for ages 3-6, but all are welcome. Please dress for the weather and bring water, sunscreen, and a snack if you’d like. Please meet at the trailhead. Thi...

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 Register Community Seed Collection Project
  Thursday, September 26, 2019 |   08:30 AM | Other Off-OSMP Location |  Registration Required

--- Project Site: OSMP Location Parking/Registration: OSMP Cherryvale Trailhead - 66 South Cherryvale Road Project Contact: Josh Weinstein 720-607-3481 Project Volunteers will join staff in collecting Nuttall's sunflower (Helianthus nutta...

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 Sign Up KIDS: Nature Play
  Thursday, September 26, 2019 |   10:00 AM | Flagstaff Summit West

Join OSMP for a morning of exploring, climbing and observing wildlife. Nature play is an opportunity for the whole family to connect with nature. Enjoy using your imagination to build, discover, and observe the natural world. A great way for child...

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 Sign Up Cuentos de la Naturaleza
  Saturday, September 28, 2019 |   10:00 AM | Wonderland Lake

Cuarto Sábado del mes (Mayo – Octubre) Los Naturalistas de OSMP estarán leyendo cuentos en español para niños pequeños y sus padres. Vengan a aprender del mundo natural y a descubrir lo que está pasando en cada estación por los senderos. Prepáren...

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 Waitlist KIDS: White Rocks Wonderland
  Saturday, September 28, 2019 |   09:00 AM |  Registration Required

Enjoy a gentle kid-friendly 2-mile hike to see the White Rocks, an area so fragile and precious that it is ordinarily closed to visitation. This two-hour amble with hands-on games and activities will include a geology story as seen in the rocks, ...

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 Sign Up Little Town on the Prairie: Ranger Paula’s Wild Adventures
  Sunday, September 29, 2019 |   09:30 AM | South Boulder Creek Access

Join OSMP naturalists Dave Sutherland and Jenny Natapow on a wild adventure as we explore Boulder’s vibrant tall grass prairie ecosystem, at the peak of its fall brilliance. Our prairie explorations will include a special excursion through a blac...

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