Wednesday, July 25, 2012 5:30 – 7:30 pm Holden-Marolt Mining Museum, Aspen Join Roaring Fork Conservancy, City of Aspen Open Space Program, and Aspen Historical Society for a historical look at mining and its effects on our local rivers. The program will include an introduction at the Holden/Marolt Mining Museum and a walking tour of Lixiviation Works ruins along Castle Creek. Discover how mining changed the health of our rivers and what currently threatens the health of our rivers. Please dress appropriately as this event will happen rain or shine. This free event is underwritten by City of Aspen Parks & Open Space and co-hosted by the Aspen Historical Society. Registration is required at www.roaringfork.org/events. Please call (970) 927-1290 with questions. Roaring Fork Conservancy is the watershed conservation organization in the Roaring Fork Valley that brings people together to protect our rivers. Celebrating fifteen years of watershed conservation, Roaring Fork Conservancy focuses on keeping water in our rivers, keeping our rivers healthy, and keeping our riparian habitat intact. For more information call 927-1290 or visit www.roaringfork.org.
Mining Water: A Historical Look at Aspen’s Rivers and Mining
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