Here’s a release from Greater Arkansas River Nature Association via The Mountain Mail:
Two free introductory meetings explaining a new year long program about man’s place in respect to the Arkansas River bioregion will be held in July. Sponsored by Greater Arkansas River Nature Association, the first will be held in Salida at 7 p.m. July 13 downstairs at Bongo’s Salida Café. The second will be in Buena Vista at 7 p.m. July 20, in the Sangre de Cristo Electric Association meeting room. Those interested are encouraged to attend one of two introductory meetings. Each will include a movie describing the new program set to begin in August. Participants are encouraged to enroll for the year, but may attend seasonally.
Each month will include an evening program and a Sunday field trip. Topics will be introduction to the bioregion, geology, history and future of agriculture; wildlife, the river, and piñon-juniper ecosystem. Others are weather, story of the seasons, astronomy, geology, geothermal and minerals, indigenous peoples, birds, riparian ecosystem, boreal toads and alpine-subalpine flowers.
More information is available by calling Greater Arkansas River Nature Association, 539-5106.
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