New book from ACES chronicles effort to catalog all living things at Hallam Lake Nature Preserve. The new book “The Hidden Life All Around Us” details the findings of a “bioblitz” on the 25-acre wetlands at Hallam Lake Nature Preserve that the Aspen Center for Environmental Studies (ACES) calls home. The blitz and the book documented more than 400 species in Aspen’s beloved backyard. In this excerpt, ACES forest and climate director Adam McCurdy takes us inside the process of figuring out what, exactly, lives here.
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