Today's theme: Alpine Animals! Children and families will get to do hands-on learning and discover the great outdoors around us! Cost is $10 per child. Activities are best suited to children ages 5-12.
Have you ever wondered how the 58 fourteeners you have climbed got their names? Author Jeri Norgren has some pretty interesting answers in their new book. Betty Ford Alpine Gardens invites you to an intimate evening with Jeri and Colorado photographer John Fielder on Wednesday, December 2, from 6 to 7 PM. Jeri will talk […]
*First Annual Community Garden Clean Up Days - help YOUR public garden get ready for summer* We invite the Vail Valley community and friends to rally together to show support and service for your local botanic garden. Come join us in awakening the gardens for the 2021 Spring and Summer season. Join Betty Ford Alpine […]
Plants are an answer to climate change. They are nature’s reservoirs for absorbing carbon dioxide as they grow. Practical plant-based solutions to a warming climate based on today’s technology are highlighted in the Education Center. The exhibit is inspired by Project Drawdown, a plan of eighty solutions developed by a coalition of researchers and scientists […]
Betty Ford Alpine Gardens welcomes everyone to attend a community-wide celebration and official publication event for On the Roof of the Rocky Mountains, a book celebrating the Gardens’ global legacy and contribution to alpine plant conservation. Meet the author, enjoy a guided tour of the Gardens, or explore the Gardens' many botanical wonders on your […]
Join scientist and artist, Kyle Dickens, for activities from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays. RSVP on our website to secure your spot. Classes will be maxed out at 12 children, ages 5 - 12. Cost is $10 per child. Walk-ins are welcome if there are spots available. Parents can join to sit in for […]