Thanks to everyone who organized or participated in Connect the Dots – Climate Impacts Day events around Colorado on May 5th, 2012!

You can see CO Connect the Dots events’ photos here.

Protect Our Winters – Connect The Dots in Aspen! Saturday, May 5th, 2012, 1-7pm – Gondola Plaza @ Base of Aspen Mt.

Aspen Connect the Dots Events:

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  • The Climate Challenge Snowless Ski Race – The toughest ski race in the world!
  • Live Music by Mozingo Paradiso
  • Climate Impacts Photography Contest and Gallery
  • Kids’ Activities!
  • Inspirational Speakers
  • Free Snow Cones
  • Food and Drink Specials at Ajax Tavern
  • “Chasing Ice” Film Screening (5-7pm) at Belly Up

Sponsored by 350 Aspen Volunteers and Partners:

*AspenCenterfor Environmental Studies * Aspen Environmental Health Department * Aspen School District Sustainability Group * Aspen Skiing Company * City ofAspen* Community Office for Resource Efficiency * Snowmass Environmental Advisory Board * Protect Our Winters *

Connect the Dots is a global day of climate action. Climate change is having extreme effects onColorado’s high mountain communities – from pine beetle infestations and wildfires to negative impacts on our ski and tourism industries. Connect the Dots was a day to highlight these huge impacts to our local ecosystems and communities and to call for action!

For more information and to RSVP, please visit:

Congratulations to the Climate Challenge Ski Race and Climate Impacts Photography Contest winners!  Thanks to everyone who came out to help us Connect the Dots and to all our volunteers and partners! It was a great event!