High Plains Environmental Center

2021 Programs & Events

Due to concerns over the recent spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus), we are unfortunately cancelling INDOOR Events and Programs at HPEC until further notice. We apologize for any inconvenience, and feel free to reach out to info@suburbitat.org with any questions!

Monarch Larva Monitoring Project May 2nd & May 8th

HPEC is partnering with the Butterfly Pavilion and the Monarch Larva Monitoring Project (MLMP)  to bring this important citizen science opportunity to the communities near HPEC. Created to inform monarch conservation , the MLMP focuses on understanding the distribution and abundance of breeding monarchs throughout the US and Canada.


Please join us along with our partners Butterfly Pavilion, CSU Master Gardeners, and Denver Audubon for this upcoming free Virtual Native Plant and Pollinator workshop hosted by the Sand Creek Regional Greenway Partnership. HPEC's Executive Director, Jim Tolstrup, will be talking about Maintaining a Native plant Garden in week two of this 4-week series running from April 27th thru May 18th.

High Plains Environmental Center Native Plant Sale runs through Sept 6th

High Plains Environmental Center's online native plant sales begin April 5, 2021. Native plants help to conserve water and support native wildlife, especially pollinators!

Monthly Bird Walks and Bird Banding

Join us on on the first Saturday of each month beginning February 6th for a Bird Walk with seasoned birder Sheila Webber, and Bird Banding program with Scott Rashid, Director of the Colorado Avian Research and Rehabilitation Institute.

Community Garden Sign-ups Through May 1st

Plots are free and available to members of High Plains Environmental Center and Centerra Residents. Contact info@suburbitat.org to sign-up.

Get In Touch

For more information on any of our programs or events, contact us at (970) 622.9676 or send an email below.

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