STEP is Making Strides

Harmful pollution, aging infrastructure, costly flooding, poor community health - these are a few issues that loom large in our region. The Stormwater Transformation and Enhancement Program (STEP) aims to address these issues by repurposing the High Line Canal (Canal) for green stormwater management. STEP provides benefits on nearly every scale by increasing flood resiliency, water [...]

By |2019-10-31T12:10:28-07:00October 31st, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

2019 Programs Make Lasting Impacts

Header photo credit Roman Tafoya, Schomp Automotive THE FOLLOWING BLOG POST HAS BEEN CONTRIBUTED BY MICHELLE FREEMAN FROM THE HIGH LINE CANAL CONSERVANCY. Spring and summer 2019 were great and busy seasons for the High Line Canal Conservancy. The Connecting the Canal walks in partnership with Walk 2 Connect continues. 11 of the 14 [...]

By |2019-09-26T16:31:50-07:00September 26th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

High Line Canal Noxious Weed Removal

Join the High Line Canal Conservancy and Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado this summer in Aurora for a series of noxious weed removal cleanups! Noxious weeds  are more than just plants that are out of place, they are non-native and invasive species plants that pose a risk to public health and native vegetation. Join us in [...]

By |2019-07-26T11:48:17-07:00July 26th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Highlights from the High Line Canal 2018 Botanical Survey

The following blog post has been contributed by Shannon Bauman from the High Line Canal Conservancy. You may know the High Line Canal as a 71-mile playground for runners, walkers, cyclists and other recreationalists. Or perhaps the Canal stands out as a nearly 140-year-old living tribute to Colorado’s rich agricultural history. However, with the recent [...]

By |2019-07-03T07:33:37-07:00June 27th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

High Line Canal 2019 Bioblitzes

Did you know that the High Line Canal provides a habitat for nearly 450 plant species? Are you curious about what these plant species might be? Join the High Line Canal Conservancy and Denver Botanic Gardens this summer for a series of botanical bioblitzes and become a Citizen Scientist! Help us observe and record the [...]

By |2019-05-20T09:51:12-07:00May 10th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Join us for another walk along all 71 miles!

In partnership with the High Line Canal Conservancy, Walk2Connect Walking Movement Leaders will lead 1 complete series of 14 community walks (plus two built-in weather days) along the High Line Canal Trail. Walk with us on selected Fridays at 7:30a.m., from June to October, including one Full Moon Walk! Walking through all five character [...]

By |2019-05-16T13:38:36-07:00May 3rd, 2019|Programs|0 Comments

Internship Opportunity for the High Line Canal Conservancy

The Conservancy is seeking an intern with a focus on development Conservancy interns support the outreach, development and planning initiatives of the Conservancy. They are involved in various aspects of our work as specified and required by the individual Conservancy departments. The current open intern position(s) gives the opportunity for involvement in key planning and stakeholder meetings, important marketing [...]

By |2019-04-08T09:09:51-07:00April 8th, 2019|Conservancy|0 Comments

A walk along the trail in Douglas County – The Trail’s Beginning: Miles 2-6

Enjoy a walk or bike ride in the rolling foothills of Douglas County (and give us your feedback)! This content has been developed for the future High Line Canal map and guidebook. Please feel free to contribute any comments or questions as we work to finalize the content of the guide. The Trail’s Beginning: Miles 2-6 [...]

By |2019-02-28T21:34:59-07:00February 28th, 2019|Canal, Programs|0 Comments

Winter Birding on the High Line Canal

Left to right: Dark-eyed Junco, House Finch, Red-tailed Hawk, White-breasted Nuthat Photos compliments of Dick Vogel, Audubon Society of Greater Denver volunteer. By Lynne Forrester, volunteer Audubon Society of Greater Denver The High Line Canal is home to dozens of bird species. Even on a cold, crisp morning in January, when a [...]

By |2019-01-31T16:36:38-07:00January 31st, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments