Weekend Raptor Talks at the Raptor Center

Open Dates
Raptor Center
The resident raptors of NWDC welcome you to take a peek inside their lives. Join our staff for an informative talk on these majestic animals and their marvelous adaptations. Featuring live hawks, owls, falcons and vultures. Every Saturday and Sunday at 11:30am $5 day pass fee required for all Raptor Center programs. […]

Secure a spot in Earthkeeper Nature School

Open Dates
Earthkeeper Nature School is now taking pre-registrations for the 2019/2020 school year, with classes scheduled to begin the week of August 12, 2019. You can pre-register for the 2-half day/week preschool, 4-half day/week preschool, the 2-half day/week kindergarten or the 4 half-day/week kindergarten.  If you want to be sure your child has a spot, please pre-register. We will then send you the enrollment packet, which will need to be filled out and returned to us. For more information on Earthkeeper Nature School, click here!

AVAS 4th Saturday Bird Walks

Open Dates
River Campus
Join the Arkansas Valley Audubon Society at the River Campus each month on the 4th Saturday for an enjoyable outing to view and identify  a variety of birds. Suitable for families and birders of all levels. Free. Please note: $5 Parking Pass fee required for River Campus/Raptor Center facilities and programs. Donation always appreciated!

Nature Time with Ranger Pine

March 29, 2019
River Campus
Join Ranger Pine at the River Campus twice monthly on Friday afternoons for a family-friendly guided walk along the river front trails to explore the local prairie and riparian ecosystems.

2019 Earth Day Dinner: Nature around the World

April 25, 2019
Olde Towne Carriage House
Join us for our 13th annual Earth Day Dinner celebration! Come enjoy an evening of food and drink, a meet and greet with our resident raptors, a silent auction, and a fascinating exploration of Nature around the World!

SCAS Public Night at the Observatory

May 31, 2019
Raptor Center
Join NWDC and Southern Colorado Astronomical Society in partnership with CSU-Pueblo for a stellar evening exploring the wonders of the universe at the GRAND RE-OPENING of the observatory! […]

Full Strawberry Moon Hike

With Ranger Henry

June 17, 2019
Mountain Park Campus
Be out among the pines as June's “Strawberry” Moon rises over the ridge that separates the Beulah Valley from the eastern plains – a magical experience.  

Summer Solstice Drum Circle

With Ranger Henry

June 21, 2019
Mountain Park Campus
Welcome the arrival of summer with our Summer Solstice Drum Circle! We have lots of drums but bring your own if you'd like. And, bring the whole family! […]