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Boulder Conversations with Dr. Oakleigh Thorne

November 8 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Don’t miss the November installment of Boulder Conversations! This monthly series highlights the extraordinary residents whose contributions make Boulder the remarkable community that it is today. Participants enjoy wine and light appetizers and have an opportunity to interact with the speakers and ask questions.

November’s speaker is Dr. Oakleigh Thorne, II, founder of Thorne Nature Experience, a local non-profit organization that has been connecting youth to nature for more than six decades. A lifelong lover of the outdoors and passionate advocate for preserving Boulder’s greenbelt, he helped the campaign to pass a sales tax to create the City’s Open Space program, and personally purchased Settler’s Park, saving it from development and owning it until the City could afford to buy it back from him at the same price. He also helped raise money to purchase Enchanted Mesa south of Chautauqua Park, preventing hundreds of homes and a hotel from covering the landscape.

Doors open: 5:30pm – enjoy wine and light appetizers courtesy of Volcan Azul Catering

Event begins: 5:45pm

Tickets Available Online + at the door: $10 Museum Members | $15 General Admission

Details

Date:
November 8
Time:
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Event Category:
Website:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/boulder-conversations-with-dr-oakleigh-thorne-tickets-49246260892

Venue

Museum of Boulder
2205 Broadway
Boulder, CO 80302 United States
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Phone:
303.449.3464
Website:
www.museumofboulder.org
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