Programs and Events


RMBL 2017 Summer Events and Programs

For a printable list of the Public Summer Events, click here

Youth Programs (Grades K-8) are closed for the season.  Thank you for a great summer!  Registration for next summer opens March 1, 2018.

August and September Events


August 1-15th:  Tuesday Talks  are FREE and are held in RMBL’s billy barr community center (bbcc).

August 3rd: “The Latest News from RMBL”, Dr. Ian Billick presentation at CBCFA, 6:30 pm, FREE

August 4th: Youth Programs Family Night event in Gothic, 4:00-6:00 pm, FREE

Photo from RMBL Archives

August 5th: Butterfly BioBlitz at Gothic area with Rachel Steward, 10:30 am-2:00 pm, FREE

August 7th: RMBL Celebrates 90 Years of Land Conservation, 7:30 pm, Gothic at bbcc, FREE

August 9th: Dr. Doug La Follette, Wisconsin Secretary of State, speaks on current science and politics, 7:30 pm, Gothic at bbcc, FREE

August 10th – Geology Van Tour with Dr. Amy Ellwein, 10:00 am – noon, $40, register online here. – only 3 seats left

August 12th: Wildflower and Science Extravaganza: Gothic, Gunsight, and Kochevar, 8:00 am-5:30 pm (in collaboration with 1% for Open Space and the Wildflower Festival; $120.00 Contact: Molly Murfee, 970-349-1775,

August 22nd: Historic Preservation Dinner with artifacts and posters, Gothic at bbcc, cocktail hour 4:30- 6:00 pm, dinner 6:00 pm, town site tours 7:00-8:00 pm, ticketed event ($40 adults/$20 kids ages 12 and under)

Dr. Amy leading a geology tour. Photo by Jen Pierson

August 24th:  Geology Van Tour with Dr. Amy Ellwein, 10:00 am – noon, $40, register online here.

Sept 3rd-7th: Wildland Trekking and RMBL are teaming up to lead a Base Camp experience. Gourmet food, guided day hikes, and rustic cabin living in Gothic at 9500 feet. Fee based. 

Volunteers needed for events!

For questions about events, email or call 970-349-7420