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Greening Downtown: Aspen’s Invisible Ditch Tour with Roarking Fork Conservancy
Wednesday, August 7, 2013
5:30 – 7:30 pm
East end of downtown Aspen
Meeting Place: Glory Hole Park, Aspen
Cost: FREE with underwriting from City of Aspen Water Department
See the invisible system that keeps downtown Aspen’s trees green and fountains flowing. We’ll ride our bikes from the head gate on the Roaring Fork River through the east end of Aspen and end at the famous dancing fountain on the mall. Learn how this network of ditches, pipes, and drains keeps things lively in Aspen. This bicycle tour is led by staff from the City of Aspen Water Department and Roaring Fork Conservancy. Bikes and helmets are required.
Please dress appropriately; the tour will happen rain or shine. This free event is underwritten by the City of Aspen Water Department. Registration is required and begins July 17th.  www.roaringfork.org/events  Please call (970) 927-1290 with questions.