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October 2014

2014 People’s Choice GARNA Photo Contest

October 14 @ 8:00 am - October 27 @ 12:00 am
Unnamed Venue,

VOTE, VOTE, VOTE! For the People’s Choice award for the photo that best epitomizes the beauty of the Upper Arkansas River Valley. Voting is now open until 9:00 am Monday, October 27. SHARE your creative work, SUPPORT GARNA, and WIN prizes! Have you taken a nature photo in an upper Arkansas River valley locale that you think communicates the beauty, grandeur, delight or special quality of our area? Are you excited about the thought of sharing it with others? GARNA…

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Monarch Spur Trail Workday and Celebration

October 24 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Salida,
Salida, CO United States

Come out and help to eradicate invasive species and identify and plant native plants. The Salida Trail Project will have a volunteer appreciation lunch and one last work day this year, on Friday, October 24, from 10 am to 2 pm. We want to celebrate you and the trail, and it will be a great opportunity to learn about native plants, invasive weeds and wildlife habitat along the Monarch Spur Trail. We will meet at the corner of the trail…

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GARNA Geospatial Program

October 24 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Boys & Girls Club Salida,
340 E 5th St, salida, CO 81201 United States

Middle and High School aged Youth Students will learn about GIS, using GPS units, computer mapping and geocaching. Tuesday, October 7 – Geospatial Intro, 6:00-7:00 pm,  Salida Boys and Girls Club Friday, October 10 – Geospatial Intro, 12:30-1:30 pm,  Salida Boys and Girls Club Friday, October 17 – Geospatial Explorations, 10:00 am-12:00 pm, Salida Middle School computer lab, bring bikes Friday, October 24 – Geospatial Explorations, 12:30 pm-2:00 pm, Salida Boys and Girls Club, bring bikes – participants must register…

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November 2014

GARNA Nature Friday

November 7 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am

Ages 5-7 Students will use the outdoor classroom and learn about wildlife and wildlife habitat through crafts, journaling and games. All sessions meet at Chisholm Park in Salida, 9:00 -11:00 am $5 fee but scholarships are available. Participants must register through Salida Rec, 539-5703. Four Fridays, September 19, October 3, November 7, and December 5

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GARNA Geospatial Program

November 21 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Salida Middle School,
520 Milford St, Salida, CO 81201 United States

Middle and High School aged Youth Students will learn about GIS, using GPS units, computer mapping and geocaching. Tuesday, October 7 – Geospatial Intro, 6:00-7:00 pm,  Salida Boys and Girls Club Friday, October 10 – Geospatial Intro, 12:30-1:30 pm,  Salida Boys and Girls Club Friday, October 17 – Geospatial Explorations, 10:00 am-12:00 pm, Salida Middle School computer lab, bring bikes Friday, October 24 – Geospatial Explorations, 12:30 pm-2:00 pm, Salida Boys and Girls Club, bring bikes – participants must register…

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December 2014

GARNA Nature Friday

December 5 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am

Ages 5-7 Students will use the outdoor classroom and learn about wildlife and wildlife habitat through crafts, journaling and games. All sessions meet at Chisholm Park in Salida, 9:00 -11:00 am $5 fee but scholarships are available. Participants must register through Salida Rec, 539-5703. Four Fridays, September 19, October 3, November 7, and December 5

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Moonlight Monday for GARNA

December 22
Moonlight Pizza,
242 F St, Salida, CO 81201 United States
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Moonlight Pizza & Brewpub generously donates 10% of all sales every Monday to a different local organization. On Monday, December 22, the Greater Arkansas River Nature Association (GARNA) will be the beneficiary. All sales including dining in and take-out will go to benefit the upper Arkansas River’s nature association. Enjoy a beverage, let Moonlight do the cooking one night during the busy holiday season and support GARNA!

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February 2015

2015 GARNA Environmental Presentation & Annual Meeting

February 5, 2015 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Unnamed Venue,

We are excited to announce this year’s environmental presentation’s speaker: Richard P. Reading, PhD Vice President for Conservation Denver Zoological Foundation Richard Reading, PhD is the Vice President for Conservation and founder of the Department of Conservation Biology at the Denver Zoological Foundation. He is an Adjunct Professor at the University of Denver and Adjoint Senior Research Professor at the University of Colorado – Denver. Dr. Reading earned his PhD in Wildlife Ecology from Yale University in 1993. Rich serves…

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