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PLAN Jeffco

45th Birthday Picnic in the Park

August 29, 2017

PLAN Jeffco celebrated its 45th Birthday on August 29, 2017 with a summer picnic in the park.

Date & Time: August 29, 2017, 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Events: Public Picnic & Guided Tours

Location: Lookout Mountain Nature Preserve (view map)

Cost: FREE

Description: PLAN Jeffco hosted a Summer Picnic in the Park to celebrate its 45th Birthday on Tuesday, August 29 from 4 p.m. – 8 p.m. All ages were invited to attend the celebration at Lookout Mountain Nature Center, located at 910 Colorow Rd. in Golden. The event was free to attend and open to the public. Guests packed their own picnics, or purchased BBQ, vegetarian cuisine, and ice cream from food trucks on-site at the Nature Center. Birthday cake was served.

Activities: Children’s nature-based activities, and three guided hikes were available for attendees of all ages to enjoy, including Bird-watching Tour, Lookout Mountain Nature Center Site History Tour, Natural History & Bio-diversity Tour. Mary Ann Bonnell, Jefferson County Open Space Visitor Services Manager and Park Ranger #1, provided a retrospective of the Open Space program.

PLAN Jeffco to hold 45th Birthday Picnic at Lookout Mountain Nature Center

Lookout Mountain Nature Center & Preserve

PLAN Jeffco was pleased to host a Summer Picnic in the Park to celebrate its 45th Birthday on Tuesday, August 29, 2017. All ages were invited to attend the celebration at Lookout Mountain Nature Center, located at 910 Colorow Rd. in Golden. The event was free to attend and open to the public.

Guests packed their own picnics or purchased BBQ, vegetarian cuisine, and ice cream from food trucks on-site at the Nature Center. There were children’s nature-based activities, and three guided hikes available for attendees to enjoy, including:

Bird-watching guided hike with PLAN Jeffco’s own Ann Bonnell, 2nd Vice President of the Audubon Society of Greater Denver.

Lookout Mountain Nature Center Site History Tour with Andrea Keppers, Jeffco Open Space’s own history educator.

Natural History & Bio-diversity Tour lead by Alicia Vermily, Naturalist and Education Specialist at JeffCo Open Space since 2006.

Mary Ann Bonnell, Jefferson County Open Space Visitor Services Manager (also known as Ranger1), will provide a keynote talk where she’ll discuss the stewardship of the land and its inhabitants, including the increase in some unwanted visitors such as coyotes, rattlesnakes and moose in Jefferson County.

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