[Douglbirds] ASGD Updates & Upcoming Programs
Hugh and Urling Kingery
ouzels8 at aol.com
Wed May 19 18:55:28 EDT 2010
Audubon Nature Center at Chatfield
ONLY TWO WEEKS LEFT...SO DON'T MISS OUT!
Nature Center open Sat. & Sun., 9am-2pm
Bird Banding Station open 7-11am
Spread the word and invite your family, friends, neighbors, co-workers, auto mechanic, and anyone else to expreience this truly unqiue opportunity. Sponsored by Rocky Mountain Bird Observatory.
Common Plants of Chatfield
Saturday, May 22, 10am-12pm
Our Certificate in Outdoor Adventure series helps you expand your knowledge of Colorado's ecosystems. Great for children, parents and adults eager to explore. Go at your own pace - sessions are offered each weekend throughout the year. Complete all 10 sessions and receive an ASGD Certificate in Outdoor Adventure! Sponsored by TogetherGreen, an alliance between Audubon and Toyota.
Birding and Banding - Guided Program
Saturday, May 29, 7 am (1/2 day trip)
$10/Friends member, $12/non-member
Pre-registration Required - 303-973-9530
We'll focus on local breeding birds and migrants. Visit the Chatfield Banding Station to discover how and why we band birds. See wild birds close-up as researchers collect data! Appropriate for all ages and birding levels. Wear long pants to protect against poison ivy.
Don't Miss These Great Trips
Kayak the Niobrara in Nebraska
July 6-9, 2010
$550/Friends member, $580/non-member
Join us for a 3-day, 25 mile adventure along the Niobrara River, a deep cut through the Sandhills with many waterfalls. Enjoy the slow moving river in single person recreational kayaks. Bird, botanize, and explore. Includes: meals from breakfast July 7 thru lunch July 9, furnished cabins at Niobrara River Ranch for 3 nights, kayak rentals and shuttles, river permits, state park fees, TNC donation. $275 non-refundable deposit due at registration, with balance due June 9. Call 303-973-9530.
Flycatchers, Swallows, Hummingbirds, & Goldfinches
at Lair o' the Bear Park
Sunday, May 30, 8am-noon
$10/Friends member, $12/non-member
Pre-registration required: 303-973-9530
Meeting Place: C-470 take Morrison exit. Drive 4mi west of Morrison along CO 74, past Idledale, to park entrance on left.
Search for Lazuli Buntings, swallows, hummingbirds, dippers, flycatchers, goldfinches, Cedar Waxwings, grosbeaks, vireos and orioles. We'll also look for spring wildflowers along Bear Creek and the canyon walls. Be prepared for foothills hiking, with some elevation gain. Lunch optional after hike.
A Day at the Lake
Saturday, May 22, 10am to noon
Franklin Street and Exposition Avenue
Join FANS (Friends and Neighbors of Washington Park), Denver Parks & Recreation, Public Works and the Colorado Division of Wildlife for A Day at the Lake to learn about Washington Park and how to be a park steward. Exhibits and information about wildlife in the park, fishing and the new volunteer stewardship program instituted by Denver Parks & Recreation. An added treat: ASGD member Tom Bush, an Audubon Master Birder, will lead a bird walk from 8am to 11am. Meet at the Boathouse near Franklin Street, and bring your binoculars and cameras.
Bird & Brew Trivia II
This time, it's not all about birds
Wednesday, June 30 from 7-9pm
Breckenridge Ballpark Brew Pub
2220 Blake Street ● Denver, CO 80205
Take the light rail or carpool!
The first B&B Trivia Night was a success, bringing birders and non-birders together for a great time, good food, and camaraderie. Join us for another exciting evening of trivia, which we will expand to include general nature and outdoor adventure questions. Form a team of up to six or join a team that night.
$5 entry fee per person - proceeds support ASGD programs
Please register in advance: 303-973-9530 or info at denveraudubon.org
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