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Science Happy Hour + Estes Park Environmental Center (EPEC)

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Estes Park Environmental Center (EPEC) is a 501c3 Nonprofit in Estes Park, Colorado. With headquarters situated right next to the Rocky Mountain National Park, EPEC designs and implements programs which develop conservation collaborations, collect management data for scientists and organizations as well as help students and adults becomes citizen scientists and stewards of our earth.

EPEC works closely with Rocky Mountain National Park maintaining a research permit gathering longitudinal data through a biological corridor. Additionally EPEC works with the UNESCO Man and Biosphere Program. A crucial conference hosted by EPEC brought together many national parks working towards compliance in the program. EPE staff members have attended important UNESCO MAB meetings in Europe and serve as a catalysts in the development of biosphere activities. Melinda Merrill, Executive Director of EPEC, will be here to talk about the EPEC programs and needs for stewardship in our society.


Science Happy Hour is designed for adults and features presentations from experts in various fields. Food and drinks are provided at each event. Science Happy Hour typically takes place on Wednesdays or Fridays from 6:00-7:30 p.m.


Ticket Information:
Members – FREE*
General Admission – $10.00

Wine, beer, soft drinks and appetizers are included with purchase of ticket.**

*Museum at Prairiefire members receive discounts on special events and FREE tickets to regularly scheduled programming, like Science Happy Hour. To receive your discount, log into your new MAP account. If you haven't logged in before, email us at info@visitthemap.org to set up your account.

**Must be 21+ with proof of ID to consume alcoholic beverages.



What time should I arrive by?
Doors open at 5:30 pm
Presentation begins at 6 pm

Where can I park?
Prairiefire Parking Garage

What should I expect out of the evening?
A 45-60 minute presentation followed by a Question and Answer session.

What are the age limitations for this event?
Recommended for Adults

Do I need to bring anything?
Your curiosity!