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Virtual Bird Banding Program

August 26 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am MDT

Join the Bird Conservancy at the Barr Lake Banding Station for a virtual banding experience! We will be live from the banding station showing you the birds and the banding process, and talking fall migration!

This is an interactive Zoom webinar that will last an hour. Please join us!

To register for this program, please click here.
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email with a link to the zoom program in it.

 

Questions?
Please contact Kelsey Mazur, Program & Volunteer Coordinator, at [email protected] or 303-659-4348 x10.

Organizer

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

Venue

Online/Virtual Program

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