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J A N U A R Y

4–31
Acrylics by Michael Davis
Gallery I, NCAR Mesa Lab

4–28 February
Acrylics by Anne Alexander
Gallery II, NCAR Mesa Lab

24
WILD SCIENCE SATURDAY
“Nature’s Architects”
1–3 pm
NCAR Mesa Lab


F E B R U A R Y

2–28
Quilts by Mary Jo Lawrence
Gallery I, NCAR Mesa Lab

28
WILD SCIENCE SATURDAY
“Wilderness Survival”
1–3 pm
NCAR Mesa Lab


M A R C H

1–31
Photography by Peter O’Neil
Gallery I, NCAR Mesa Lab

1–30 April
Quilts by Joan Vanderheide
Gallery II, NCAR Mesa Lab


A P R I L

5–30
Acrylics by Hakan Carheden
Gallery I, NCAR Mesa Lab

17
WILD SCIENCE SATURDAY
NCAR Mesa Lab



The NCAR Mesa Lab is open to the public daily from 8:00-5:00 weekdays and 9:00-4:00 weekends and holidays.

 
EXPLORE the Atmospheric Sciences

Funded by a grant from the Scientific and Cultural Facilities District (SCFD), NCAR has teamed with Wild Bear Center for Nature Discovery to offer new Wild Science Saturday Workshops for area students and families.

On January 24, learn about Nature’s Architects at NCAR’s Mesa Lab from 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. Explore the world of environmentally friendly architecture and discover many energy efficient resources from straw bales and mud to recycled tires and solar power. Build your own sustainable structures that work with the elements of the Earth!

On February 28, learn about outdoor Wilderness Survival at NCAR’s Mesa Lab from 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. Create avalanche models and learn about avalanche safety. Navigate the scienceof snow. Experiment with hands-on survival skills and team building fun!

These free public events are offered to students, teachers, and families. Please call (303) 258-0495 for more information.


Have You Seen NCAR’s New Attractions?

Last June, NCAR’s Mesa Lab reopened to the public featuring a new climate change exhibit and audio tour. Now is a great time to visit or revisit these exciting additions!

Learn about climate change with NCAR’s “Climate Discovery” exhibit featuring interesting artifacts, engaging plasma screen presentations, and hands-on fun!

Spend time exploring the Visitor’s Center with an audio tour to discover the history, research, and exhibits unique to NCAR!

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