Speaker Date Topic
Polker Alice (Liz Duckworth) Apr 20, 2021
Poker Alice Tubbs: A Wild West Lady Gambler
Poker Alice Tubbs: A Wild West Lady Gambler

Poker Alice Tubbs, a lady gambler, lived and played in mining boomtowns across Colorado, South Dakota, and the west. Her stories of adventure, risk, and reward take a fresh look at mining towns like Creede, Leadville, and Central City in Colorado, Silver City in New Mexico, and Sturgis and Deadwood in South Dakota. Liz Duckworth brings Poker Alice’s story to life — wearing Victorian costume and speaking in first person. Liz is the author of Poker Alice Tubbs: The Straight Story, a book that debunks myths and tells the truth about a legendary lady who smoked cigars and won her way in a man’s world.

Oksana Tjupa Apr 27, 2021
District 2232, Ukraine, Our history, projects and goals.
 District 2232, Ukraine,  Our history, projects and goals.

Charter President of Rotary Club Kyiv International in Ukraine, Oksana Tjupa, will talk about her District: age, number of people, demography, specificity of Ukrainian Rotary, how many clubs are in Ukraine, what clubs usually do, and the history of Rotary in Ukraine after the collapse of the USSR.

Janet Freeman May 04, 2021
The City of Fort Collins’ Equity and Inclusion Efforts
The City of Fort Collins’ Equity and Inclusion Efforts

Work to date in the City of Fort Collin’s efforts related to diversity, equity and inclusion, as well as future work planned.

Charles Rhodes May 11, 2021
Lasting Watershed Effects of Wildfires: Considerations for Land Management
Lasting Watershed Effects of Wildfires: Considerations for Land Management

Residents of Fort Collins and along the Colorado Front Range have become familiar with the dramatic watershed impacts of wildfires. Given the size and severity of the 2020 fire season there is a general expectation of both short and long-term responses, and forest managers and water utilities are gearing up for significant changes.  This talk will review what is known and what remains uncertain about how wildfires alter forest watersheds and clean water supply and will discuss likely watershed and management responses in the coming years.

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