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Bald Eagle Watch – Community Scientist Training
January 18, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm MST
Bird Conservancy of the Rockies’ Bald Eagle Watch program was started in 1988 to monitor and help protect the Bald Eagle nest at Barr Lake State Park northeast of Denver. Now, community scientists with the Bird Conservancy monitor eagle nests across the Front Range to gather information about the nesting success of the Colorado population.
Training date: Saturday, January 18, 2020 at Barr Lake Nature Center (13401 Picadilly Rd, Brighton, CO 80603)
PLEASE NOTE that registration is required. To sign up, contact:
Kelsey Mazur, Program & Volunteer Coordinator
(303) 659-4348 x10
If you are a new volunteer, please register online using the link below:
The training includes a guided walk to view Barr Lake’s Bald Eagles. Participants should dress according to the weather and temperatures. Can’t get enough Bald Eagles? You can also join us for the Annual Bald Eagle Hike the day before (Friday, January 17 from 9-12)!
What: Monitor and collect data on Bald Eagle nesting behavior and productivity. Report any disturbances that may impact nesting eagles. Data help wildlife managers and conservation groups ensure continued healthy populations of Bald Eagles.
When: February to July
Where: Colorado’s Front Range, from Brighton to Fort Collins
Who: Anyone who can monitor designated nest(s) weekly for a minimum of one hour, fill out a data sheet and enter into an online reporting system; can drive to nest site; enjoys monitoring either alone or with another person; and has a spotting scope or binoculars
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