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Recovery and Wellness Series Profile Photo  Register Recovery and Wellness Series
  Saturday, May 15, 2021 |   09:00 AM | Chautauqua Ranger Cottage |  Registration Required

Geared towards those in recovery, join David Ford, from OSMP, recovery coach Brian Klink, and recovery veteran Jim Veraldi to learn about the value of local nature from a recovery perspective, and experience how these lands and inhabitants help gi...

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Nature for Kids & Families: Bushels of Bugs Profile Photo  Sign Up Nature for Kids & Families: Bushels of Bugs
  Sunday, May 16, 2021 |   10:00 AM

Insects are everywhere! A million different kinds have been discovered and more are waiting to be found. Learn why insects are so successful and important. Meet volunteer naturalist Debora Martin at the Lehigh Street entrance to Shanahan Ridge, ...

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Wander with the Warblers: A Playful Birding Program Profile Photo  Sign Up Wander with the Warblers: A Playful Birding Program
  Tuesday, May 18, 2021 |   07:30 AM | Bear Canyon

Let your playful-self fly and soar today as we honor World Migration Day. Birds have the power to connect us with nature, each other and ourselves. All we need to do is slow down and notice the winged beings in our presence. Join naturalist Jenny...

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King Soopers Memorial Site Care Volunteers Profile Photo Volunteer King Soopers Memorial Site Care Volunteers
  Thu 05/20, Tue 05/25 |   01:30 PM

The Memorial Site at King Soopers requires ongoing clean up and care. Work with staff to help sweep sidewalks, pick up blown litter and recycle memorial objects. Please bring gloves for personal use.

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Community Connections Hike Profile Photo  Register Community Connections Hike
  Friday, May 21, 2021 |   05:00 PM |  Registration Required

Spring is here! Changing scenery, warming weather, and new life make the spring months a fantastic time to be out on the trails. Join OSMP Outreach Coordinator Dakota Anderson and your fellow community members on this social hike, making new frien...

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A World Migratory Bird Day Exploration Profile Photo  Sign Up A World Migratory Bird Day Exploration
  Sunday, May 23, 2021 |   07:30 AM

Let your playful-self fly and soar today as we honor World Migration Day. Birds have the power to connect us with nature, each other and ourselves. All we need to do is slow down and notice the winged beings in our presence. Join naturalist Jenny...

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Outdoors for All Reading and Discussion Series: Trace, by Lauret Savoy Profile Photo  Sign Up Outdoors for All Reading and Discussion Series: Trace, by Lauret Savoy
  Monday, May 24, 2021 |   06:00 PM | Virtual location (from home)

Join Education & Outreach Coordinator, Casey Bries, in reviewing Trace: Memory, History, Race, and the American Landscape in which Lauret Savoy explores human relationship to land and place. This month’s discussion will focus on the following prom...

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Your Place in the Universe: Total Lunar Eclipse! (Self-Guided) Profile Photo  Sign Up Your Place in the Universe: Total Lunar Eclipse! (Self-Guided)
  Wednesday, May 26, 2021 |   03:45 AM

On May 26 we will be treated to a total eclipse of the moon. That happens when the shadow of the Earth completely covers the Moon, often lighting it with an eerie reddish glow. A total lunar eclipse can occur only during a full moon, when the Eart...

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Wabi-Sabi: Finding Beauty on OSMP: Collage Profile Photo  Sign Up Wabi-Sabi: Finding Beauty on OSMP: Collage
  Wednesday, May 26, 2021 |   09:00 AM

Join naturalist Jane Larson for an informative and creative program to explore and express Wabi-Sabi, the Japanese aesthetic of the beauty of things imperfect, impermanent and incomplete, modest and humble, things unconventional. Participants will...

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National Trails Day 2021 Profile Photo  Register National Trails Day 2021
  Saturday, June 5, 2021 |   08:00 AM |  Registration Required

Join the City of Boulder Open Space & Mountain Parks to celebrate National Trails Day 2021! After a long, hard year we invite you to get outside with your fellow community members and help construct a new sustainable reroute of the Tenderfoot Trai...

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