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Bald Eagle Family Walk

January 29 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm MST

$10
Date: Every Friday in January & February
Time: 10-11am and 11am- Noon.
Location: Barr Lake State Park (13401 Picadilly Road. Brighton, CO 80603)
Cost: $10/person. Scholarships are available. *Please apply before registering if you need one!
Join Bird Conservancy Educators as we explore Barr Lake searching for Bald Eagles! We will learn all about their history at Barr Lake, and the amazing adaptations that help them survive during the winter. We will provide binoculars and field guides as requested.
Please Register by CLICKING HERE
Social distancing and masks will be required between your group and the Bird Conservancy Educator.
This program takes place at Barr Lake State Park (13401 Picadilly Road. Brighton, CO 80603). Please note it is $9/car to enter Barr Lake State Park or free with a state park pass.
*There will be 2 slots per hour for each individual family, which will be lead by their own educator – if you have questions, please reach out to Stacey Monahan at [email protected]

Details

Date:
January 29
Time:
10:00 am - 12:00 pm MST
Cost:
$10
Event Category:
Website:
https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0c4da8ad2ba7fcc16-bald

Organizer

Bird Conservancy of the Rockies
Phone:
303-659-4348
Email:
info@birdconservancy.org
Website:
www.birdconservancy.org

Venue

Barr Lake Nature Center
13401 Picadilly Road
Brighton, CO 80603 United States
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Phone:
(303) 659-6005
Website:
cpw.state.co.us

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