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ACES Wild Perspectives: Saving All the Pieces
March 10, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Join ACES for our brand new winter speaker series, Wild Perspectives! From January through March, this free speaker series takes place at 6 p.m. Tuesday evenings at The Collective in Snowmass’ Base Village, providing an opportunity for community-building and storytelling that engages Aspen and Snowmass locals and visitors alike.
Saving All the Pieces: Taking Action to Save Imperiled Wildlife | 6 p.m. March 10 | Presented by Dave Erickson
The Roaring Fork Watershed, from Independence Pass to the Colorado River, is a million acres of rich biodiversity with thousands of native plant and animal species. Under the patina of natural abundance, wildlife populations are in significant decline here; elk and deer populations are down 30% to 50%, and Bighorn sheep have lost 75% of their kind; All in the last ten years! Similar declines likely occur in many other species, diminishing ecosystem integrity. Join Dave Erickson for a visual tour of this remarkable watershed and its wild inhabitants. Discover how a community charge of solving the mystery of wildlife declines and restores the best habitat to recover its beloved wildlife.