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Après Speaker Series

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Après Speaker Series

Betty Ford Alpine Gardens host an evening speaker series with experts from around the world with a theme of Plants are An Answer, based on Project Drawdown.  Located at the Betty Ford Alpine Gardens Visitor Center and some programs are virtual, ticket pricing varies.

8/11/21-- The Colorado River and Changing Climate 

Brad Udall, Senior Water & Climate Research Scientist, Colorado Water Institute, Colorado State University

Climate scientists agree that the Colorado River Basin is already much warmer and will continue to get warmer - over 1°C since the mid 20th century and potentially 2°C or more by mid-century - resulting in reduced stream flows and increased system losses.

8/25 - Webinar - Tundra be Dammed 

Dr. Ken Tape, University of Alaska Fairbanks

Willows have been moving into the tundra of Alaska with a warming climate, displacing native vegetation. Beavers have followed their food supply and built dams, intensifying permafrost melt. Join Ken as he lets you in on his long-term studies of the North Slope of Alaska. This presentation will be a webinar.

 9/8 - Adapting Farming with a Changing Climate 

Dr. Tim Crews, Director of Ecological Intensification and Lead Scientist, Soil Ecology Program, The Land Institute, Kansas

The Land Institute is a science-based research organization working to develop an alternative to current destructive agricultural practices. Join Tim as he discusses progress on advancing perennial grain crops and polyculture farming.

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7:45 pm - 9:30 pm
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10:30 am - 11:30 am
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10
8:30 am - 11:00 am
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6:00 pm - 7:15 pm
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5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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10:30 am - 11:30 am
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6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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4:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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4
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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21
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9
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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22
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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