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Iron Springs Open Space tour

Continental Divide Land Trust invites the community for a tour to Iron Springs Open Space to enjoy spring wildflower blooms and learn more about the proposal of the Colorado Department of Transportation to re-route Highway 9 through the middle of this conserved property. CDLT will share maps of the proposal and other information about the recpath, wildlife underpasses, and impacts to the conservation values. This will be an easy hike along the recpath and Iron Springs Road. Iron Springs is owned by Summit County Open Space & Trails and is protected with a conservation easement held by CDLT.

The tour is from 10 a.m. to noon. Please wear suitable footwear, bring water, sunscreen, hat and dress for the weather. Dogs on leash are welcome. Free for current CDLT supporters or a suggested donation of $5 per person, kids free. Meet at 10 a.m. at Summit High School in the student parking lot on the south side of the building. For more information, contact Continental Divide Land Trust at (970) 453-3875 or info@cdlt.org or visit http://www.CDLT.org.



Frisco second-graders plant 200 seedlings



Smiles and laughter were plentiful at the County Commons on May 29 as the Frisco Elementary second-grade classes spent the afternoon planting 200 ponderosa pine seedlings. Many thanks go out to teachers Heidi Sodetz and Cindy Birchler along with Summit County Open Space & Trails Department for coordinating the day and to Summit County CSU Extension, Friends of Dillon Ranger District, Bristlecone Foundation and Randall McKinnon for their assistance on making this day possible. Great job to the students for their hard work and enthusiasm planting so many trees!

Dillon public meeting

The town of Dillon will be holding a public meeting on Thursday to discuss the master planning of Dillon Town Park. We would like to invite all Summit County residents who have ideas to share about the park’s future direction and activities. This is the first of two public forums that will be held on the topic. Refreshments and a children’s activity area will be provided. The meeting will take place at Dillon Town Hall from 5-7 p.m.

Trout Unlimited monthly meeting

“Nutz and Boltz” — a fun meeting talking about what we accomplished during the winter. We will also look at the programs and plans we will have for the summer. This is an interactive meeting. Please bring your thoughts, ideas and comments about new programs or additions to what we have started and how we can be “the best.” We need help, so bring your calendars. This will be our last meeting until fall. As always, the meeting is open and free of charge. Come, enjoy, and support your T.U. 6 p.m., Thursday upstairs at Fattie’s Pizza, 106 S. Ridge St., Breck.

National Running Day Fun Run

Come celebrate National Running Day and start your summer on the right foot. This is a great opportunity to jump-start the Summit Trail Running Series or just to go out and enjoy the outdoors. Light refreshments will be provided for all participants. There will be no timing or prizes for this event. Adult 5K is dependent upon trail conditions. 5:15 p.m. Wednesday at the Breckenridge Rec Center. Free. Ages 5 and up.

Right Brain Success workshop

The Right Brain Success workshop, Saturday and Sunday, is a unique educational experience that will change your perspective about your brain, your mind and your life. Greater awareness and self-leadership are the keys to a happier life when your creative/intuitive ability is running the show. Call John Longhill, (970) 468-0924, or visit http://www.rightbrainsuccess.org. Presented by The Swan Center for Intuitive Living.

Health equity seminar

The Care Clinic and the Colorado Trust are hosting a free “lunch and learn” to discuss health equity in Summit County and throughout the state. Access to health care is not equal for everyone — join us to discuss causes and solutions. Lunch will be provided. Thursday from 11:15 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Miner’s Creek Room in the Medical Offices Building. Please RSVP to Brandi at bthompson@summitclinic.org.


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