April - October

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A Guided Walk - Forest Bathing

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Experience the relaxing practice of forest bathing: shinrin-yoku. Bathe in the atmosphere of the forest through mindful engagement of the senses. Studies suggest that a regular practice of forest...Learn more
York Street

Tour - Wildflower Wednesday at York Street

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Sometimes we need a quiet stroll among the wildflowers—without hours of driving and hiking! Denver Botanic Gardens has hundreds of native wildflowers right here onsite to enjoy. The recent release of...Learn more

April

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Wild Foraging Mushroom Basics

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Head to a secret location with wild mushroom enthusiast Michael Heim for a day trip/mushroom foray and a walk in nature. Gain a firm handle on the foundations of mushroom identification as you locate...Learn more

May

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Wild Wednesday Hikes Through Colorado's Life Zones - Plains/Steppe

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Green Mountain - William Frederick Hayden Park Spend the morning with a guide learning about the plains life zone and the flora of Colorado's prairie wildflowers. This hike will take place at William...Learn more
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Wild Wednesday Hikes Through Colorado's Life Zones - Foothills

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Foothills Native Plants Hike Spend the morning with a guide learning about the foothills life zone and searching for foothills wildflowers. This hike will occur at the JeffCo Open Space Park, Deer...Learn more

June

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Wild Wednesday Hikes Through Colorado's Life Zones - Montane

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Montane Native Plants Hi ke - Staunton State Park Spend the morning with a guide learning about the montane life zone and searching for montane wildflowers. This hike will occur at Colorado's newest...Learn more
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Tour - Xeric Paradises

Tour - Xeric Paradises

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Everyone talks xeriscape, but this tour features those who live and breathe it! Visit three to four premier gardens that have pioneered many of the plants and concepts shaping Colorado water-smart...Learn more

July

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Wild Wednesday Hikes Through Colorado's Life Zones - Subalpine

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Lake Isabelle Spend the morning with a guide learning about Colorado's subalpine life zone and searching for wildflowers. Lake Isabelle is situated at 11,000 feet in the heart of the Indian Peaks...Learn more
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Wild Wednesday Hikes Through Colorado's Life Zones - Alpine

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Loveland Pass Spend the morning with a guide learning about Colorado's alpine life zone and searching for wildflowers. This hike will start off at Loveland Pass, a high alpine pass about 60 miles...Learn more
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Trip - Wildflowers of the Rocky Mountain Region - Southern Rockies

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Experience the wonders of the southern Rockies with two Denver Botanic Gardens horticulturalists and authors of Wildflowers of the Rocky Mountain Region (2018). This trip is based in Pagosa Springs,...Learn more

August

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Trip - Wildflowers of the Rocky Mountain Region - RMBL

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The small town of Gothic is an historic site for many reasons. An old mining town, a point of access to incredible displays of the Southern Rockies wildflowers, and the world famous RMBL (Rocky...Learn more
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Trip - Natures' Adaptations: River to Desert with Denver Botanic Gardens

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Experience the ecological beauty of one of the West's most beautiful classrooms. Join Denver Botanic Gardens and Centennial Canoe Outfitters, Inc., for a leisurely, guided and outfitted 31-mile canoe...Learn more

September

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Tour and Talk - Mary and Larry Scripter's Wildlife-Friendly Niwot Garden

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Tour one of the Front Range s most unique gardens, planted and tended by owners Mary and Larry Scripter and designed by Lauren Springer. This large, naturalistic, four-season garden features a flower...Learn more