Local Events

Covid considerations are evaluated for all NASTaP activities

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IT’S ANOTHER HEIDI HIKE!

A hike beginning at 9:00 AM Sunday, May 22 will take participants through a spectacular area of modified prayer trees and rock features! It is adjacent to Highway 24 west of Lake George near the Round Mountain Campground. We will meet in Florissant at the gas station location listed below and carpool from there.

Meeting place to carpool: Conoco Gas Station (Mountain Burger) •. 2636 US Highway 24, Florissant, CO 80816. •. 719-748-5065

SPECIFICS: On Highway 24, just west of Teller County Road 1 / Florissant: The gas station will be on the south side of the road (left if you are driving from Woodland Park, Divide or Colorado Springs area)

*Bring hiking poles, water, a snack and camera/phone for photos.

*This is a very moderate/mild walk with many stops. We will be exploring the many trees and rock outcroppings in the area.

*Hike duration: Approximately 3 hours

*Please RSVP to Heidi at: heidi.wigand.nicely@gmail.com.

Phone for contact on day of hike – 719-510-6070

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MEADOWGRASS MUSIC FESTIVAL 2022

NASTaP INFORMATION BOOTH AND CMT TREE TOUR AT LA FORET

MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND, May 27-30

LaForet Conference and Retreat Center • 6145 Shoup Rd., Colorado Springs, CO 80921

Looking for a few member volunteers to help work the booth. 4-hour shifts or all day. Also, need items for the silent auction. Can pick up items.

Please contact Marlene Brown, Membership Chair

marlene.fourgates@gmail.com

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NASTaP Board and Advisory Council Annual Meeting and training sessions took place October 22, 2021 at Glen Isle Resort

Sunday, October 23, was a lovely fall day during which 35 members and guests enjoyed a guided tour of the remarkable artifacts and Culturally Modified Trees at Glen Isle.

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Spruce Mountain Hike and Tree Tour

Images from NASTaP’s Spruce Mountain event is here.

Be sure to hover your mouse over the images for possible additional information to enjoy.

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Honoring Sacred Knowledge

Thank you to all who attended our Virtual Gathering hosting Dr. Lisa Grayshield. She and her daughter began the presentation with a song they accompanied with drum music. It was simply wonderful. Dr. Grayshield’s enthusiasm, knowledge and gentle spirit always shine through and we embrace the “Indigenous Ways of Knowing” wisdom she shares with us. 

Participants also enjoyed a video trailer showing past NASTaP events, sacred sites and trees along with words and thoughts by Dr. James Jefferson. We appreciate all who were a part of this event.