Thank you to these community scientists, naturalists, bird banders, and other volunteers who donated their time and talents to help Bird Conservancy of the Rockies conserve birds and their habitats. In 2019, over 100 individuals generously volunteered over 9027 hours in support of our mission.
Volunteer of the Year: Fran Haas
2019’s Nelda Gamble Volunteer of the Year Award recipient was Fran Haas, pictured right with his wife Carol (center) and Education Director Sherry Nickolaus (far left). Fran has volunteered with our education programs since 2011. As an educator, Fran has inspired countless children through field trips, in-class programs, and educational events with his love of science and nature. His experience, passion, and love for teachable moments have connected students with the outdoors and inspired his peers.