Explorer Events Schedule

Explorer Events

Summer 2024

Become an Explorer Club member and enjoy these exciting tours and events this summer!  To RSVP and to learn more please contact events@rmbl.org or call 970.349.7420.

June 26 What sitting around and watching it snow for five decades can teach us about our changing world with billy barr, at Gothic Visitor Center, 9:00-11:00 am

June 27 Sips & Science Happy Hour hosted by Kevin and Lotte Roache, 4:30-6:00 pm

July 10  Blue Water vs. Green Water: Disentangling how water moves through our watershed with Ken Williams, PhD, at Gothic Visitor Center, 9:00-11:00 am

July 11 Sips & Science Happy Hour at Gothic Visitor Center, 4:30-6:00 pm

July 17 The effects of warmer and longer summers on freshwater ecosystems with Mick Demi, PhD, at Gothic Visitor Center, 9:00-11:00 am

July 18 Sips & Science Happy Hour hosted by Char and Pete Rowland, 4:30-6:00 pm

July 24 Marmots: What the world’s 2nd longest-running wild mammal study is telling us about how a species and population is responding to climate change with Dan Blumstein, PhD, at Gothic Visitor Center, 8:00-10:00 am

July 25 Sips & Science Happy Hour hosted by Doris and Jim Brogan, 4:30-6:00 pm

July 31 How changes to nature’s clock are altering plant-pollinator interactions with Amy Iler, PhD, at Gothic Visitor Center, 9:00-11:00 am

August 1 Douglass Distinguished Lecture by Sharon Strauss, PhD, “Do relatives make good neighbors? And other thoughts on species diversity,” 6:00-7:00 pm Explorer Reception, 7:00-8:00 pm Lecture at the Center for the Arts, King Room

August 7 Understanding the vulnerability of our forests and trees to climate change with Lara Kueppers, PhD, at Gothic Visitor Center, 9:00-11:00 am

August 8 Sips & Science Happy Hour hosted by Brian and Marcella Wildes, 4:30-6:00 pm