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    Petal into Summer at the Wildflower Festival

    Immerse yourself in the flora of Jefferson County and attend the Wildflower Festival on Sunday June 8, 2014 at the Lookout Mountain Nature Center from 10 AM to 4 PM.

    At the Wildflower Festival ask staff and volunteers about the use of native wildflowers in home gardens. Learn how the use of native plants in home gardens can help promote stewardship and conservation, as well as the important relationships of pollinators and native plants.

    Celebrate the incredible diversity and importance of native wildflowers through activities for the whole family:

    Explore the role of pollinators
    Learn to identify invasive weeds
    Participate in a wildflower hike lead by a naturalist at 11:30 AM, 1:30 PM or 3:00 PM
    Browse a variety of native plants and purchase a few for your garden
    Take lessons in drawing wildflowers
    Children may work on crafts or play games
    Learn how water conservation benefits your household and our community

    Admission to the Festival is free and registration is not required. All ages are welcome at this family-friendly event.

    The Jeffco Parks Department is comprised of Jeffco Open Space, the Fairgrounds, CSU Extension, Boettcher Mansion and Weed and Pest. Open Space, the largest division, was founded as a land conservation organization in 1972 and preserves natural and cultural resources, provides quality outdoor recreation experiences and promotes sound environmental stewardship. Jeffco Open Space is funded with a one-half of one-percent sales tax that has protected over 53,000 acres and created 28 regional parks and 230 miles of trails in Jefferson County.

    Julie Enderby
    Customer Service Representative

    May 27, 2014

    Last Updated: 5-27-2014