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Science Behind the Scenery: How Are the Birds?

October 3, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm MDT

Science Behind the Scenery: How Are the Birds?

Join Bird Conservancy of the Rockies’ Community and Outreach Biologist Erin Youngberg as she shares news about avian conservation and research efforts at Soapstone Prairie Natural Area. Erin will reveal some exciting trends from over 10 years of studying birds on this special landscape.

This FREE informative talk is designed for adults to learn more about research and science related to Fort Collins Natural Areas and the wider Colorado/Front Range landscape.

Parking is limited – please carpool, bike or walk. Bring a snack if you like.

PLEASE NOTE that this location is different than the one advertised in the Natural Areas Explorer. The correct location is Northside Aztlan Community Center, Eagle Rooms 1 and 2.  This facility is fully ADA accessible.

Registration is required for this activity.  Click here to visit FC.Gov and reserve your spot!

About the presenter:

Erin Youngberg, Community and Outreach Biologist.
Erin found her way to the Bird Conservancy as a volunteer intern for the Bald Eagle Watch Program in January 2010. A bird lover from a very young age, she jumped at the chance to get involved with such a great organization. She was then hired as a seasonal field technician for the International team’s grassland nest productivity study at Soapstone Prairie Natural Area during the 2010 summer season. When she wasn’t observing baby birds, she was performing regularly with her bluegrass band, Finders and Youngberg. Originally from Jackson, Wyoming, Erin graduated with her Bachelor’s Degree in Wildlife Biology from Colorado State University in 2009.

General Info

For more information, please contact:

AJ Chlebnik
City of Fort Collins Natural Areas Department
Public Engagement Specialist
(970) 224-6118

Thank you Fort Collins and Larimer County voters! Your support of citizen-initiated sales taxes makes land conservation and educational activities like this possible.


Fort Collins Natural Areas
(970) 416-2815
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Northside Aztlan Community Center
112 E Willow Street
Fort Collins, CO 80524 United States
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(970) 221-6256
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