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Colorado Grasslands Challenge - Tallgrass Colors - A Walk with Dave Sutherland - Workshop

  • September 30, 2023
  • 10:00 AM
  • Marshall Mesa Trailhead
  • 5


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Tallgrass Colors - A Walk with Dave Sutherland - Workshop

Colors aren’t just for trees. The grasses of the tallgrass prairie turn lovely shades of tan, fawn, russet, wine, and maroon. Fall wildflowers add to the blaze of glory.

Explore the botanical fireworks in a rare stand of tallgrass prairie with OSMP naturalist Dave Sutherland. Bring a camera for pictures to add to your nature scrapbook. Distance is approx. 1.5 miles.

Dave Sutherland is an award-winning field naturalist, now retired from the city of Boulder’s Open Space and Mountain Parks (OSMP) department. In addition to over 25 years working in the Boulder area, Dave has led outdoor education programs in California, Idaho and Costa Rica, and has trained guides in the Galapagos Islands.

Prerequisites: Ability to walk, some rocks, distance less than two miles and little elevation gain

Materials/Equipment to be Provided by Participants: Sturdy walking shoes and dress for the weather

Date: Saturday, September 30, 2023

Location: Marshall Mesa Trailhead
170 and 93
Broadway and Eldorado Springs Drive

Time: 10am

Cost: $5.00 paid to Dave Sutherland day of workshop

Class size: 16

For more info, contact:  
Jane McAtee,

Current HGB Members receive priority on Workshop registration. Non-members will be placed on a waiting list and contacted by the Programs Chair.

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