Join us on the Second Saturday of each month, January-December from 9am – 10:30am, for a fun and casual interpretive walk between Hout Reservoir and Equalizer Lake, guided by our Restoration Ecology staff & Certified Interpretive Trail Guides.
Learn about the restoration work that has been accomplished, the wildlife that lives here, and HPEC’s role of ongoing stewardship to preserve our wildlife habitat. What might you see? Native wildflowers, shrubs and grasses, butterflies, native bees, dragonflies and damselflies, songbirds, raptors, waterfowl and the occasional jumping fish!
Binoculars, water bottle and comfortable walking shoes are recommended. Easy walk on natural-surface trails. Registration is required. All ages are welcome.
High Plains Environmental Center’s 2022 Native Plant Sale is now on, through September. New varieties of prairie and Rocky Mountain native plants will be added throughout the season as they become available in the HPEC nursery. Native plants help to conserve water and support native wildlife, especially pollinators! All plants come in a 2 3/8 […]
Join us on on the FIRST SATURDAY OF EACH MONTH from 9am-11am for Bird Banding with Scott Rashid (Director of the Colorado Avian Research and Rehabilitation Institute) followed by a casual bird walk at Equalizer Lake with Sheila Webber of the Fort Collins Audubon Society. Participants meet at the High Plains Environmental Center, 2698 Bluestem Willow Dr. […]
Sheila Webber will be guiding 4 bird walks at Chapungu Sculpture Park this season. This program combines two of our favorite things- Art & Birds! Walking will be at a slow pace on approximately 2 miles of level walking paths. Consider bringing binoculars and a field guide to enhance your birding experience. The Bird Walk […]