Open Space Events

Open Space Speaker Series

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Global Warming De-Mystified: The Science, the Consequences, and the Solutions



Wednesday, March 22
7 p.m.
Eisenhower Room
Mamie Doud Eisenhower Public Library, 3 Community Park Rd.


Do you have questions about the science or reality of global warming? Expand your knowledge about this topic and hear about practical things you can do to help the planet no matter what your view on this topic. An astrophysicist/author and winner of the Physics Science Communication Award, Jeffrey Bennett, has been teaching about global warming for more than 30 years. The presentation is suitable for middle school age and up and draws from Dr. Bennett's book, "A Global Warming Primer."

 

Widflowers

Prairie to Peaks: Colorful Colorado Wildflowers



Wednesday, April 26
7 p.m.
Eisenhower Room
Mamie Doud Eisenhower Public Library, 3 Community Park Rd.


A Boulder County Volunteer Naturalist will present stunning photos of Colorado's wildflowers and highlight specific wildflowers to look for in Broomfield's open spaces. This is a great way to get ready for your upcoming spring/summer hiking season!


 Rocky Flats Grassland

Collateral Damage: The Rise, Fall, and Cleanup of Rocky Flats



Wednesday, May 3
7 p.m.
Eisenhower Room
Mamie Doud Eisenhower Public Library, 3 Community Park Rd.


Former Mayor Patrick Quinn, who grew up downwind from Rocky Flats, will present the history of Rocky Flats from its inception in 1951 to the creation and opening of the Rocky Flats National Wildlife Refuge. Joining Mr. Quinn will be representatives from the City and County of Broomfield.

Nature Programs



Free programs such as family sunset/moonlight walks and preschool morning nature walks are offered by the Broomfield Nature Program. Explore Broomfield's open lands guided by a local naturalist! View the 2017 schedule of events!