Rock Bottom Ranch http://aspenpublicradio.org en Non-Profit in the Spotlight: ACES, Part 4 http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/non-profit-spotlight-aces-part-4 <p>Sustainable Agriculture - it's one of the new frontiers ACES, or Aspen Center for Environmental Studies, is taking on. Rock Bottom Ranch is one of the properties ACES manages - of the 113 acres, 40 acres are in agriculture production, the rest is kept as wildlands. Jason Smith is the Director of Rock Bottom Ranch and shares the summer programs, kids camps, vegetable gardens, livestock, and restoration projects happening at the ranch. Mon, 23 Jun 2014 15:00:00 +0000 Cornelia Carpenter 19198 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Non-Profit in the Spotlight: ACES, Part 4 Non-Profit in the Spotlight: ACES, Part 1 http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/non-profit-spotlight-aces-part-1 <p></p><p>Chris Lane, the CEO of Aspen Center for Environmental Studies (ACES), shares the history, mission, sites, and summer programs of the non-profit organization. ACES manages 500 acres of land - some of which is located at Hallam Lake in Aspen, Rock Bottom Ranch in Basalt, Spring Creek up the Frying Pan, and the Catto Center at Toklat, located at the ghostown of&nbsp;Ashcroft. There are multiple kids camps, adult workshops, and tours going on everyday, making summer at ACES anything but boring.&nbsp;</p><p>Learn more about ACES and ACES summer programs on visit their website:<a href="http://www.aspennature.org/"> www.aspennature.org</a>.&nbsp;</p><p> Mon, 02 Jun 2014 15:00:00 +0000 Cornelia Carpenter 19195 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Non-Profit in the Spotlight: ACES, Part 1 Birdwatchers Glimpse Owls in Basalt Under Full Moon http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/birdwatchers-glimpse-owls-basalt-under-full-moon <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Last week, under a gorgeous full moon on a cloudless night, a group of Roaring Fork Valley residents braved the cold to try and catch a glimpse of owls. &nbsp;On a normal night owls can see better than humans and, not to mention, they can hear better than we do anytime day or night. &nbsp;The Aspen Center for Environmental Studies held the moonlit walk at its Rock Bottom Ranch, just outside of Basalt. &nbsp;Aspen Public Radio’s Marci </span>Krivonen<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> packed her binoculars and went along…</span></p><p></p> Mon, 20 Jan 2014 16:17:37 +0000 Marci Krivonen 13124 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Birdwatchers Glimpse Owls in Basalt Under Full Moon