Education and Outreach
Alpine Aspen Festival
The Alpine Aspen Festival is AWG's largest outreach event held annually in early October in scenic Hope Valley, Alpine County, California. AWG partners with Friends of Hope Valley to host the event to celebrate Alpine County’s beautiful fall colors, natural environment, and dynamic history. Visitors may enjoy live music, guest speakers, and booths at the festival location on Blue Lakes Road, or sign up for one of the many activities and workshops with local experts. Options include nature hikes, horseback riding, fly-fishing, yoga, Dutch oven cooking, photography, and watercolor. The festival welcomes families and is also dog-friendly. It is a fantastic opportunity to learn about the headwaters of our watersheds and make connections in the community.
Visit our website at www.AspenFest.org for more details!
Please check back here soon for more information regarding the 2018 Aspen Festival.
Well-developed environmental education programs peak student's curiosity about the natural world. The Alpine Watershed Group offers presentations, classroom activities, and organizes field trips to engage local youth in their watershed. Programs we have offered include snowshoe ecology, Carson River Snapshot Day, Trout in the Classroom, and activities for special topics such as drought and fire.
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Community education is critical in providing long term protection of our watersheds. Understanding natural processes helps people protect water quality and scenic resources. The Alpine Watershed Group regularly tables at community events and is available to conduct presentations to groups upon request.