High Plains Environmental Center

Programs & Events

Guided Interpretive Trail Walks

Join our Restoration Ecology staff for a guided interpretive walk around Equalizer Lake.

2nd Saturday of the Month,
January – December, 9:30am – 11:00am

 

Winter Bird Walk at HPEC

Sheila Webber, seasoned birder of Ft. Collins Audubon, will lead a casual bird walk at Equalizer Lake.

DECEMBER BIRD WALK IS CANCELED!
January 8th 
9am-11am

2022 Program & Event Schedule

January 8 – HPEC Bird Walk 9:00 am to 11:00 am

January 13 – Loveland Open Space: Nature Journaling Class 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm

January 14 – Loveland Open Space: Nature Journaling Class 9:00 am to 11:00 am

January 15 – HPEC Online Class: Basic Botany 1, Colorado Wildflower Families 9:30 am to 11:00 am

February 5 HPEC Bird Walk & Bird Banding 9:00 am to 11:00 am

February 12- Guided Interpretive Trail Walk with Kristin Oles, HPEC Restoration Ecologist 9am to 10:30am

February 17 – Loveland Open Space: Nature Journaling Class 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm

February 18- Loveland Open Space: Nature Journaling Class 9:00 am to 11:00 am

February 19 – HPEC Online Class: Basic Botany 2, Colorado Woody Plant Families 9:30 am to 11:00 am

Feb 18 & 19 – NAI CIG Training sessions 8:00 am to 5:00 pm

Feb 25 & 26 – NAI CIG Training sessions 8:00 am to 5:00 pm 

February 26 – 7th Annual Landscaping with Colorado Native Plants Conference

March 5 – HPEC Bird Walk & Bird Banding 9:00 am to 11:00 am

March 12- Guided Interpretive Trail Walk with HPEC Restoration Ecology Staff 9am to 10:30am

March 17 – Loveland Open Space Nature Journaling Class 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm

March 18 – Loveland Open Space Nature Journaling Class 9:00 am to 11:00 am

March 19 – HPEC Online Class: Gardening for Pollinators – Understanding the insect flower visitor ecosystem.” with Paul Opler 9:30 am to 11:00 am

April 2 – HPEC Bird Walk & Bird Banding 9:00 am to 11:00 am

April 2- Community Blood Drive, 11:00am-3:00pm ONSITE

April 9- Guided Interpretive Trail Walk with HPEC Restoration Ecology Staff 9am to 10:30am

April 16 – Chapungu Bird Walk 9:00 am to 11:00 am 

April 16 – HPEC Online Class: Conserving Water with Native Landscapes 9:30 am to 11:00 am

April 23 – Earth Day Volunteer Lakes Cleanup

April 30- *DATE CHANGE: Interpretive Nature Walks at Chapungu Sculpture Park w/ Sabrina Kershman, HPEC Horticulture Manager 10:00am-12:00pm

May 7 – HPEC Bird Walk & Bird Banding 9:30 am to 11:00 am

May 14 – Guided Interpretive Trail Walk with HPEC Restoration Ecology Staff 9am to 10:30am

May 21 – HPEC Online Class: Restoring Native Open Space 9:30 am to 11:00 am

May 28 – Interpretive Nature Walks at Chapungu Sculpture Park w/ Sabrina Kershman, HPEC Horticulture Manager 10:00am-12:00pm

June 4 – HPEC Bird Walk & Bird Banding 9:00 am to 11:00 am

June 11 – Guided Interpretive Trail Walk with HPEC Restoration Ecology Staff 9am to 10:30am

June 18 – HPEC Online Class: Historic Uses of Colorado Native Plants 9:30 am to 11:00 am

June 18 – Loveland Garden & Art Tour, 8am to 2pm

June 25- Interpretive Nature Walks at Chapungu Sculpture Park w/ Sabrina Kershman, HPEC Horticulture Manager 10:00am-12:00pm

July 2 – HPEC Bird Walk & Bird Banding 9:00 am to 11:00 am

July 9- Guided Interpretive Trail Walk with HPEC Restoration Ecology Staff 9am to 10:30am

July 16 – Chapungu Bird Walk 9:00 am to 11:00 am

July 23- Interpretive Nature Walks at Chapungu Sculpture Park w/ Sabrina Kershman, HPEC Horticulture Manager 10:00am-12:00pm

July (TBD) – Tipi Raisers event

August 6 -HPEC Bird Walk & Bird Banding 9:00 am to 11:00 am

August 13- Guided Interpretive Trail Walk with HPEC Restoration Ecology Staff 9am to 10:30am

August 13- Little Rangers Preschool Class 9:30-10:30 and 11-NOON (2 classes of up to 7 kids)

August (TBD) – Barn Owl Banding

September 3 – HPEC Bird Walk & Bird Banding 9:00 am to 11:00 am

September 10- Guided Interpretive Trail Walk with HPEC Restoration Ecology Staff 9am to 10:30am

September 17 – Chapungu Bird Walk 9:00 am to 11:00 am

September 24- Centerra’s Wild and Wonderful Weekend + End-of-Season Native Plant Sale (ONSITE) + Turtle-ology Workshop

October 1 – HPEC Bird Walk & Bird Banding 9:00 am to 11:00 am

October 8 – Guided Interpretive Trail Walk with HPEC Restoration Ecology Staff 9am to 10:30am

October 22 – Special event: Native American Powwow with the Iron Family

November 5 – HPEC Bird Walk & Bird Banding 9:00 am to 11:00 am

November 12- Guided Interpretive Trail Walk with HPEC Restoration Ecology Staff 9am to 10:30am

November 19 – Chapungu Bird Walk 9:00 am to 11:00 am

November 19 HPEC Class (TBD) 9:00 am to 11:00 am

November 26 – Suicide Awareness/Prevention Event

December 3 – HPEC Bird Walk 9:00 am to 11:00 am- CANCELED

December 6 – Colorado Gives Day

December 10- Guided Interpretive Trail Walk with Kristin Oles, HPEC Restoration Ecologist 9am to 10:30am 

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