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

Ah, a full Corn Moon. Don’t you love a good Corn Moon? Corn Moons are the best. What’s a Corn Moon, you ask? Er, good question. One second while we find out… OK, it’s the same as a Harvest Moon — the full moon closest to the autumnal equinox, which usually coincides with harvest season (including good ol’ corn). Learn that tidbit and much more during Durango Nature Studies‘ full moon hike at Falls… Read More