November – December 2013

Nov
14
Thu
Vanishing of the Bees Screening @ Breckenridge-Dillon
Nov 14 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Colorado Mountain College Sustainability Students and Faculty invite you to attend their Fall 2013 Gathering

About the film

The screening of the important 2009 documentary, Vanishing of the Bees, will be followed by a demonstration and discussion of local bee issues led by Summit County ‘bee wrangler’ Larry GillilandHoneybees have been mysteriously disappearing across the planet. Known as Colony Collapse Disorder, this phenomenon has brought beekeepers to crisis in an industry responsible for producing apples, broccoli, cherries, and a hundred other fruits and vegetables. The film follows beekeepers as they work together to find a solution that will save the bees.
Thursday, November 14 at 7:00 pm in the Finkel Auditorium of Breckenridge’s campus

The screening of the important 2009 documentary, Vanishing of the Bees, will be followed by a demonstration and discussion of local bee issues led by Summit County ‘bee wrangler’ Larry Gilliland.

This Sustainability Gathering is free and open to CMC staff, faculty, and students.

Nov
15
Fri
Veterans Career Exploration Workshop @ Dillon
Nov 15 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

CMC Career Workshops

Veterans Career Exploration Workshop

Attention Credit Students!

Take advantage of these FREE career workshops during the fall semester!

Anthony Hersh with Work Force Center

Class # 78663, Cost: FREE, CMC Dillon

Dec
2
Mon
Spring 2014 Registration begins at 8am
Dec 2 @ 8:00 am
Dec
3
Tue
Avalanche Awareness Level 1 Avalanche Safety 1 (1CR) 12/3-12/10 @ CMC Aspen
Dec 3 @ 11:00 am – 1:30 pm

OUT-snowshoe-storm.jpgThe first class meeting day is mandatory. In order to receive a certificate of completion ALL classes must be attended. Students must be at least 18 years old to register and will be responsible for their own avalanche equipment (beacon, shovel, probe pole). All students must have back country snow gear (AT or Tele skis) with skins, or snowboard and snowshoes, or split-board with skins. A one ride lift day pass may be needed (about $33) and a $25 fee will be collected at first class for AIARE material.

Please call Scott at 970-948-3111 for any questions.

Class meets T&W, 12/3-12/10 from 6p-8:30p at the Aspen campus, and  Sa&Su, 12/7-12/8, from 8a-4:05p, in the field.

Dec
14
Sat
The Met Opera LIVE in HD – Falstaff by Verdi @ CMC in Breckenridge
Dec 14 @ 10:55 am

Falstaff

Please join us with the Metropolitan Opera Live in HD at the CMC Eileen and Paul Finkel Auditorium in Breckenridge 107 Denison Placer Road, Saturday at 10:55 am for Falstaff. Tickets are $10 for students, $16 for seniors and $20 for adults. For more information and to purchase tickets please follow the link below.
www.nromusic.com

Dec
19
Thu
Deep Trouble: Ocean impacts of Climate Change @ CMC - Breckenridge
Dec 19 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

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Last Chance on Earth to See a Dying Wonder

The spectacular Coral Reefs are victims of climate change. Some of the most amazing reefs have already disappeared.

Chuck Dayton a retired environmental lawyer sailed across the central Pacific Ocean this summer, visiting islands we dream of as paradise, only to be hit hard with the realization that we are one of the last generations who will experience the Earth as we now know it. Come listen to Chuck Dayton speak of his travels and discoveries of this precious ecosystem.