March 2012: Pastries on the Path (March 29) Bicyclists- Enjoy free coffee and pastries! Thanks for not driving and keeping our morning commute enjoyable! Brought to you by Boulder Food Rescue and Community Cycles. 8:00 AM
March-April 2012: Internationally Recognized 72-hour Permaculture Design Course (March 30-April 7) Course will cover: Regenerative design studies; dull loop waste systems; food forest design and implementation; community scale fruit and vegetable production; plant propagation; greenhouse operations home/ community scale composting; fractal pattern application; water harvesting; pasture management; rotational grazing strategies; food preservation and storage; social permaculture and much more. Instructor: Patrick Padden.
March 2012: Volunteer Opportunities – Boulder County Parks and Open Spaces (March 31) Come help seeding and raking sections of the trail that have been disturbed. The work is moderate to strenuous and will involve using hand tools to rake in the seed. This project runs from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm. For more information call Erica Christensen at (303)-678-6329.
March 2012: Feed Denver In-Power Festival (March 31) Street fair supporting local and sustainable food and farming, with daytime and nighttime live music, yoga, food trucks and more than 100 booths. Denver’s Greater Five Points Neighborhoods – Curtis Park, RiNo, Ball Park, and Upper Larimer will converge at Sustainability Park to support and celebrate local and urban agriculture.
(Feb. 27) Josef Korbel School of International Studies (Univ. of Denver) Speaker Series – Wes Jackson
(Feb. 7) Ignite is a phenomena occurring in communities and businesses across the globe. It involves presentations with a twist – 15 slides per presenter, 20 seconds each slide, which equates to 5 minutes per presentation. In this first go-round, Ignite will focus on forward-thinking science communication and education ideas.
(Jan. 18) Ride your bike to work and get a chance to receive a FREE breakfast and win cycling gear that will make winter riding less breezy and more easy!
The National Center for Atmospheric Research will present a talk Monday night at Chautauqua Community House called “Climate-change adaptation strategies: From international, national, state and city perspectives.”
The Annual Land Institute Prairie Festival brought in speakers such as Brian Donahue, Kamyar Enshayan, Lisa Grossman, Richard Heinberg, Wes Jackson, Naomi Klein, David Montgomery, and Ann Zimmerman.
Transition Colorado hosted as an opportunity for citizens to explore and celebrate the abundance of local food, highlighting local family farms and farmers’ markets, along with the restaurants, grocers, and organizations which support them.
Learn how consumers have a voice in what they choose to buy. Leading the program was K.J. McCorry, CEO of eco‐officiency and an University of Colorado instructor in the Continuing Education Sustainable Practices program.
NOAA and the International Group on Attribution of Climate-Related Events (ACE) hosts the first workshop on the science, the application, and the communication of climate attribution information. Including a forum to discuss opportunities and requirements for explaining evolving climate conditions (attribution) among scientists, decision makers, and the bridging institutions that communicate climate information.