Events

Beyond the Climate Strike

By |2019-10-21T13:27:33-06:00October 21st, 2019|Events|

More than 4 million people in 163 countries on all seven continents participated in youth-led climate strikes in September. Wondering how we can build on that momentum?

Please join us for Beyond the Strike, a regional forum focusing on solutions and positive actions we can take on a personal, local, and systems level to accelerate our transition to a clean energy economy. The event includes:

  • Information on existing efforts and programs from multiple organizations and businesses working on climate solutions in […]

Experience Electric Workshops

By |2019-10-04T13:08:55-06:00September 26th, 2019|Events|

Update: Check out Craig Farnham’s presentation on electric vehicles!

If you’ve been thinking about buying an electric vehicle – or you’re just curious about the technology – you’re not alone. EV’s are becoming increasingly popular, and most manufacturers now offer one or more electric models.

Responding to growing demand, area clean-energy groups are hosting an additional Experience Electric Workshop to get the EV-curious up to speed. Meanwhile, several Glenwood auto dealers will offer limited-time discounts on select EV models starting Aug. […]

ACES Urban Farmhouse Open House

By |2019-07-19T12:32:28-06:00July 19th, 2019|Events|

For the past several months, ACES — in partnership with CORE, Green Line Architects, MM-Eight Construction & a range of other local partners — has been building a 1,880 square foot house in Carbondale to provide additional staff housing for its employees. This community project, known as the ACES Urban Farmhouse, has brought together a very skilled team in an integrative design process to produce an affordably built, efficient home for ACES’ environmental science educators and staff in the Roaring […]

Smart Design: Affordable Green-Building

By |2019-06-11T16:41:23-06:00June 11th, 2019|Events|

Local contractors, builders, and architects can take advantage of hands-on, green-building seminars on an active jobsite in Carbondale. The trainings are part of a series titled, “Smart Design: Affordable Green-Building.” Participants will have the opportunity to experience affordable green-building in action. The seminars will be held on location at the ACES Urban Farmhouse at 418 Garfield Ave in Carbondale, on April 16, April 30, and June 11 at 5:00pm.

When: April 16, […]

2nd annual Roaring Stories

By |2019-08-01T09:41:57-06:00May 6th, 2019|Events|

The Community Office for Resource Efficiency (CORE), in partnership with Aspen Center for Environmental Studies, Writ Large and KDNK, is thrilled to present a live story evening featuring Roaring Fork Valley locals on stage telling first-person stories curated by Alya Howe. The event includes a half-dozen tales, drinks from Marble Distilling Co. and Capitol Creek Brewery, vittles for purchase from Slow Groovin’ BBQ, a solar seed house tour, CORE’s “carbon drop” engagement station and, new this year, a mini farm […]

We Are the Asteroid II

By |2019-02-08T11:48:10-06:00February 8th, 2019|Events|

The Community Office for Resource Efficiency (CORE) and Anderson Ranch Arts Center co-present We Are the Asteroid II, a public art installation by environmental activist and artist Justin Brice Guariglia. We Are the Asteroid II will be exhibited at Anderson Ranch from March 4 through April 1, as part of a visual arts exhibition co-curated by both organizations, titled Imagine Climate: artists on climate change. 

Guariglia uses a solar-powered LED message board lit with messages he refers to as […]

Imagine Climate: artists on climate change

By |2019-02-12T17:03:39-06:00February 7th, 2019|Events|

The Community Office for Resource Efficiency (CORE) and Anderson Ranch Arts Center co-present Imagine Climate: artists on climate change, an exhibition featuring regional, national and international artists that will take place at Anderson Ranch Arts Center, with a satellite show at The Collective at Snowmass Base Village, in Snowmass, CO through April 1. The invitational group exhibition is a creative collaboration at the intersection of art and science.  It brings together two nonprofits and nine artists who visualize and […]

Future Energy

By |2019-03-07T07:11:54-06:00February 6th, 2019|Events|


Left to right:  Bryan Hannegan, President/CEO, Holy Cross Energy || Roger S. Pulwarty, Senior Scientist, NOAA-Boulder || Sarah Uhl, Environmental Artist

In celebration of 25 years helping the Roaring Fork Valley save energy, the Community Office for Resource Efficiency (CORE), presents “Future Energy: a Technologist, a Climate Scientist and an Artist Walk Into a Bar…” Find out how these three innovative thinkers and doers — Bryan Hannegan of Holy […]

The Human Element

By |2019-02-13T09:54:28-06:00February 5th, 2019|Events|

The Community Office for Resource Efficiency (CORE) and The Arts Center at Willits co-present The Human Element, a film screening and conversation with Emmy Award-winning explorer and photographer James Balog. For 40 years, Balog has broken new conceptual and artistic ground on one of the most important issues of our era: human modification of nature. Date: Thursday, March 21

Time: 7pm (doors at 6:30)

Location: The Temporary, Basalt

Tickets: […]