High Line Canal Conservancy Summer Intern Position

The Conservancy is looking for an intern to help our dynamic and fun staff throughout the summer! Position Summary The High Line Canal Conservancy intern supports the outreach, development and planning activities of a growing and dynamic organization. Having completed an extensive outreach and visioning campaign in 2016, the Conservancy is entering a phase of [...]

By | May 16th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Walk the trail this Summer, exploring 71 miles through the Denver region!

In partnership with Walk2Connect, Walking Movement Leaders will lead 14 community walks (plus one built-in weather day) along the High Line Canal from June to November on Sundays, Saturdays and Tuesdays, all starting at 7:30 am on the weekends and 6 pm on Tuesday over this time period. Join us for all segments or just one [...]

By | May 1st, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Stay safe on the trail

 And while on the trail, it's always good to keep these safety tips in mind: Be aware of other users, as well as those who may not be active users of the trail, or who may be loitering. Whether walking, running or riding, it is important to keep both ears on the trail. Using headphones [...]

By | March 30th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Bike Ride on the High Line Canal

Join the Conservancy with ELK and Bicycle Colorado Saturday, April 8th RSVP with Amy Wright at 303.291.7147 or awright@elkks.org Join us for a leisurely afternoon of bike riding with Environmental Learning for Kids (ELK) and Bicycle Colorado. This program supports Environmental Stewardship and Outdoor Recreation for ELK Kids.

By | February 24th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

HIGH LINE CANAL UNDERPASSES – JOIN THE CONVERSATION!

LEARN ABOUT THE UNDERPASSES PLANNED FOR HAMPDEN AVE. AND COLORADO BLVD. HIGH LINE CANAL GREETS THE COMMUNITY February 28, 2017 6 – 7:30 pm First Plymouth Church 3501 S. Colorado Boulevard

By | February 22nd, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Growing up on the High Line Canal: Two Generations

A guest post by Diane Germain (Haip) and Victor Germain. Diane's story Born in 1963, I grew up in Aurora Hills not far from the High Line Canal. The canal became my playground when I was old enough to venture off with my siblings and friends. We spent most of our summer days wading in [...]

By | January 26th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Connecting the Canal – Halfway Mark

Half way. A guest blog post from our High Line Canal Walking Movement Leader, Chris Englert.  Half way can mean many things to many people, and for the High Liners walking the winter version of the Winter 2016 High Line walk, it means they’ve walked 35 miles. What’s 35 miles? Well, in this case, it’s [...]

By | January 15th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

A conversation with Ian Stabler – an artist inspired by our High Line Canal

Ian Stabler is an Artist and Natural Builder who grew up along the High Line Canal. His work centers around a relationship to the life and growth of the wood that makes up his sculptures and buildings. Seeking to bridge gaps between humans and non-humans, Ian highlights the relationship between the human body and the [...]

By | December 12th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Canal Highlight: Visit Fairmount Cemetery

Fairmount Cemetery, located near mile 47 of the High Line Canal, is an incredible 280-acre expanse of trees, birds, wildlife, gardens, and monuments. It is a perfect location for a bike ride, stroll, or picnic. Founded in 1890, Fairmount is Denver's second oldest cemetery and contains the graves of some of Colorado's most prominent families and [...]

By | December 12th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

High Line Canal Historic Survey Complete

The Canal was built in 1883 - imagine all the historic sites that exist along its 71 miles! Thanks to funding from the Colorado Parks Foundation, the High Line Canal Conservancy was able to commission a limited reconnaissance survey and prioritized survey plan for historic resources along the High Line Canal corridor. Barbara [...]

By | November 17th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments
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