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Next week, Durango Nature Studies is offering two chances to get out in the wilderness on snowshoes: one snowshoe hike during the day and the other beneath a full moon. Full Moon Snowshoe Hike Under the Wolf Moon Date: Wednesday, January 15 Place: Haviland Lake/Chris Park Instructor: Rob Else Time: 4:30-6:30 p.m. Cost: Free for members, $10 for non-members Snowshoes: Bring your own or rent them from us at the hike for… Read More

This is the last month that the Durango Nature Center will be open before shutting down for the winter — but Durango Nature Studies is offering plenty of ways to enjoy the Nature Center and the Great Outdoors before snow blankets everything. Here’s a list of what Durango Nature Studies has going on this month: Geology of the Colorado Plateau Workshop When:¬†10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 12 Where:¬†Durango Nature Center What:¬†Instructor John… Read More

Looking for something to do on Saturdays that doesn’t involve chores, video games or Facebook? Then look to the right of this sentence. Yup, that’s the Durango Nature Center, which offers an easy way to get out of the house, offline and into nature for the day. In 1998, Durango Nature Studies acquired the 142-acre natural area that’s permanently protected by a conservation easement. The upper 35-acre section has miles of interpretive… Read More

Three bands for five bucks — and the money goes to a good cause? Sign us up! You still have a week to get your $5 advance tickets for Durango Nature Studies’ fifth annual Bluegrass Festival, 5 p.m. to 8:30 pm., Thursday, Aug. 8, at Rotary Park. Tickets are available at Band Wagon Music or Maria’s Bookshop, or you can buy them at the “door” (ahem, park) for $7 on the day… Read More