SUMMER PROGRAMS

YAMPATIKA SUMMER 2020

Summer Programs have ended for the season. Check back for more information in the spring for our 2021 programs or visit our Program Calendar (upper right corner of the page) anytime for our most updated information regarding programs.

Private Programs may be scheduled throughout the year. Below is a button for summertime Private Program requests

 

PUBLIC SUMMER PROGRAM DESCRIPTIONS

Naturalist Walk “Wildflower Wanders”

Mondays 

Wildflower Wanders are offered all summer long and are shorter and easier hikes. Meeting locations vary and if not listed you will be contacted closer to the program as they are based on current conditions.

What to wear: Dress for the weather (current and future) and dress in layers! You’ll most likely want long pants/sleeves to protect yourself from the sun, dirt, and things that might make you itchy (mosquitos, etc.). Avoid cotton when you’re able and go with a synthetic material or wool. Also remember to wear sturdy hiking shoes, good socks, a cool sun hat, and sunscreen!

What to bring in your day pack: 2 Water bottles, snacks, sunscreen, extra layers (long sleeve shirt, fleece) and also bring your waterproof jacket!

Locations vary – Free, registration required

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Naturalist on-site at Fish Creek Falls

Mondays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays 

Upper Parking Lot

Stop by Fish Creek Falls for an easy and short Nature Walk offered at 10 am. A Yampatika Naturalist is at an interpretive table at the trailhead the rest of the time.

What to wear: Dress for the weather (current and future) and dress in layers! Also wear sturdy hiking shoes, good socks, a cool sun hat, and sunscreen!
Bring a day pack with water, extra layers, and a rain jacket! If you plan to go on a longer hike be sure to plan ahead and be prepared!

If you have additional questions or need more information, please email lexi@yampatika.org or call the office at (970) 871-9151

Below is a selection of programs typically offered during the season. Programs do change so check back for specific program offerings in the spring. Also, check our calendar (upper right corner of the page) for current program offerings:

Adult Field Schools

Wildflower Hikes 
Medicinal Herb Walks

Land and Sky Series

Connections Under Our Feet – Wood Wide Web
Playing With Wildfire – Fire Ecology and Suppression
Astronomy For Families
Blank Places on Maps – America’s Wilderness
Mad Creek Hike – Geology & History
Tread Left Behind – Explore Local Archeology
Fall Foliage Hike
Musical Stargazing  – Music by Strings, Stargazing by Yampatika
Birding by Cart

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