Chompers' Chatter - January 2013

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January 2013

River Ranger Video - Summer 2012

francisco-colorado-river 2Denver is freezing right now, so warm yourself up with stories from the summer! Hear the Greenway River Rangers talk about their summer jobs in 2012.

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“Thank you for letting us learn from you.”
SPREE Student Dinaera, 2nd Grade

Species Profiles

Grant Frontier Park 2006.036 2Douglas-fir

You may be fairly familiar with this month's species. In fact, it may have been in your home just last month. The Douglas-fir (Pseudotsuga menziesii) is a popular Christmas tree, liked for its full shape, soft needles and distinctive citrus scent. It also happens to be a native tree of Colorado and can be found in many Denver parks.

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Picture a Day of Giving

gives day 3Check out the Greenway Foundation team at the Colorado State Capital and elsewhere drumming up support on Colorado Gives Day!

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Adventures Outside Day Camp Registration is Open!

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Looking for a way to get your kids outside and active this summer while you are at work? Don't want them to stop learning just because it's summer? Then Adventures Outside is for you! We now have two camps at two locations! We will have our original camp along the South Platte River and a new camp in Downtown Denver at the Cherry Creek.

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Crusher's Crafts

fairy_house_4 2Fairy House

This month crusher is using his imagination to create a fairy house for a tiny new friend. Make a fairy house using materials found in nature! Whether your fairy house is tucked under a bush in your backyard or kept in a special place in your home, you can create a magical place to play with an imaginary friend!

Start Building

Who Am I? Mystery #34

whoamicovernewAre you a good detective? See if you can solve the mystery with the clues on the next page!

Start Guessing

Community Bulletin

Teaching Outside the Box Conference

imageTeaching OUTSIDE the Box is an action-packed workshop that brings together the best in environmental education for a weekend of engaging presentations, networking, resource sharing, and more... This conference is for: Teachers, Interpreters, Environmental Educators, Youth Group Leaders, Naturalists, anyone who appreciates and wants to learn about environmental education - and YOU!

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