June is the busiest month for natural areas activities and events, so join the fun! Activity and program topics include wildflowers, archaeology, geology, birds, the evening sky and much more. Special events include Wildflower Wonder (Saturday, June 5 at Bobcat Ridge Natural Area), Get Outside Day (Saturday, June 12 at Hughes Stadium) and the Carp Fishing Derby, (Sunday, June 13 at Arapaho Bend Natural Area). Some activities require reservations. All offerings are described in Tracks and Trails, your guide to free natural area programs, May- October. Last minute additions, weekly updates and cancellation information are all posted on the Natural Areas Program's website.
Volunteers have been helping the staff of the Natural Areas Program search for undiscovered populations of unusual plants this spring. Because of their efforts, new populations of American Currant, Ribes Americanum and Wyoming Kittentails, Besseya wyomingensis have been located! Thank you volunteers for trekking high and low, across plains, foothills and mountains! This project reminds us of one reason natural areas are important- they provide crucial habitat for rare and declining species. Watch this newsletter for updates as the search for natural treasures continues.
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