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Barr Lake Banding Station Programs

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Visit our Bird Banding Station located at Barr Lake State Park this fall for an up close and personal experience with birds! You will have a unique opportunity to experience science in action and observe a wildlife biologist banding and collecting important scientific data on live, migrating birds. You will also learn about specialized bird adaptations and behavior, annual migration, crucial habitat requirements, and key conservation issues. Bird banding data increases our knowledge and understanding of birds and is often utilized in management and conservation projects!

The Banding Station is open from August 25th – October 22nd, 2023 and one hour programs are available Tuesdays – Fridays from 7:30-8:30 a.m., and Saturday-Sunday from 8-9 a.m., 9-10 a.m., and 10-11 a.m. (closed Mondays). Registration is required for all timeslots. 

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

Schedule is weather permitting. Station is closed during rain or high winds, and may close early during very hot weather and open later if very cold.

Programs are limited to a total of 15 participants to ensure the safety of all visitors, staff, and volunteers.

Access to the Banding Station requires a short walk on a gravel trail. Please let us know if we can offer any accommodations or assistance to help you get to the Station. Parking is available at the Barr Lake State Park Nature Center Parking lot ($10/vehicle Daily Entrance Fee or an Annual State Park Pass is required for entry) – 13401 Picadilly Road, Brighton, CO 80603.

Scholarships are available!  Please fill out our SCHOLARSHIPS FORM to apply. Scholarships cannot be applied after registration is complete.

Barr Lake Banding Station Programs

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Visit our Bird Banding Station located at Barr Lake State Park this fall for an up close and personal experience with birds! You will have a unique opportunity to experience science in action and observe a wildlife biologist banding and collecting important scientific data on live, migrating birds. You will also learn about specialized bird adaptations and behavior, annual migration, crucial habitat requirements, and key conservation issues. Bird banding data increases our knowledge and understanding of birds and is often utilized in management and conservation projects!

The Banding Station is open from August 25th – October 22nd, 2023 and one hour programs are available Tuesdays – Fridays from 7:30-8:30 a.m., and Saturday-Sunday from 8-9 a.m., 9-10 a.m., and 10-11 a.m. (closed Mondays). Registration is required for all timeslots. 

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

Schedule is weather permitting. Station is closed during rain or high winds, and may close early during very hot weather and open later if very cold.

Programs are limited to a total of 15 participants to ensure the safety of all visitors, staff, and volunteers.

Access to the Banding Station requires a short walk on a gravel trail. Please let us know if we can offer any accommodations or assistance to help you get to the Station. Parking is available at the Barr Lake State Park Nature Center Parking lot ($10/vehicle Daily Entrance Fee or an Annual State Park Pass is required for entry) – 13401 Picadilly Road, Brighton, CO 80603.

Scholarships are available!  Please fill out our SCHOLARSHIPS FORM to apply. Scholarships cannot be applied after registration is complete.

Barr Lake Banding Station Programs

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Visit our Bird Banding Station located at Barr Lake State Park this fall for an up close and personal experience with birds! You will have a unique opportunity to experience science in action and observe a wildlife biologist banding and collecting important scientific data on live, migrating birds. You will also learn about specialized bird adaptations and behavior, annual migration, crucial habitat requirements, and key conservation issues. Bird banding data increases our knowledge and understanding of birds and is often utilized in management and conservation projects!

The Banding Station is open from August 25th – October 22nd, 2023 and one hour programs are available Tuesdays – Fridays from 7:30-8:30 a.m., and Saturday-Sunday from 8-9 a.m., 9-10 a.m., and 10-11 a.m. (closed Mondays). Registration is required for all timeslots. 

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

Schedule is weather permitting. Station is closed during rain or high winds, and may close early during very hot weather and open later if very cold.

Programs are limited to a total of 15 participants to ensure the safety of all visitors, staff, and volunteers.

Access to the Banding Station requires a short walk on a gravel trail. Please let us know if we can offer any accommodations or assistance to help you get to the Station. Parking is available at the Barr Lake State Park Nature Center Parking lot ($10/vehicle Daily Entrance Fee or an Annual State Park Pass is required for entry) – 13401 Picadilly Road, Brighton, CO 80603.

Scholarships are available!  Please fill out our SCHOLARSHIPS FORM to apply. Scholarships cannot be applied after registration is complete.

Barr Lake Banding Station Programs

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Visit our Bird Banding Station located at Barr Lake State Park this fall for an up close and personal experience with birds! You will have a unique opportunity to experience science in action and observe a wildlife biologist banding and collecting important scientific data on live, migrating birds. You will also learn about specialized bird adaptations and behavior, annual migration, crucial habitat requirements, and key conservation issues. Bird banding data increases our knowledge and understanding of birds and is often utilized in management and conservation projects!

The Banding Station is open from August 25th – October 22nd, 2023 and one hour programs are available Tuesdays – Fridays from 7:30-8:30 a.m., and Saturday-Sunday from 8-9 a.m., 9-10 a.m., and 10-11 a.m. (closed Mondays). Registration is required for all timeslots. 

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

Schedule is weather permitting. Station is closed during rain or high winds, and may close early during very hot weather and open later if very cold.

Programs are limited to a total of 15 participants to ensure the safety of all visitors, staff, and volunteers.

Access to the Banding Station requires a short walk on a gravel trail. Please let us know if we can offer any accommodations or assistance to help you get to the Station. Parking is available at the Barr Lake State Park Nature Center Parking lot ($10/vehicle Daily Entrance Fee or an Annual State Park Pass is required for entry) – 13401 Picadilly Road, Brighton, CO 80603.

Scholarships are available!  Please fill out our SCHOLARSHIPS FORM to apply. Scholarships cannot be applied after registration is complete.

Barr Lake Banding Station Programs

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Visit our Bird Banding Station located at Barr Lake State Park this fall for an up close and personal experience with birds! You will have a unique opportunity to experience science in action and observe a wildlife biologist banding and collecting important scientific data on live, migrating birds. You will also learn about specialized bird adaptations and behavior, annual migration, crucial habitat requirements, and key conservation issues. Bird banding data increases our knowledge and understanding of birds and is often utilized in management and conservation projects!

The Banding Station is open from August 25th – October 22nd, 2023 and one hour programs are available Tuesdays – Fridays from 7:30-8:30 a.m., and Saturday-Sunday from 8-9 a.m., 9-10 a.m., and 10-11 a.m. (closed Mondays). Registration is required for all timeslots. 

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

Schedule is weather permitting. Station is closed during rain or high winds, and may close early during very hot weather and open later if very cold.

Programs are limited to a total of 15 participants to ensure the safety of all visitors, staff, and volunteers.

Access to the Banding Station requires a short walk on a gravel trail. Please let us know if we can offer any accommodations or assistance to help you get to the Station. Parking is available at the Barr Lake State Park Nature Center Parking lot ($10/vehicle Daily Entrance Fee or an Annual State Park Pass is required for entry) – 13401 Picadilly Road, Brighton, CO 80603.

Scholarships are available!  Please fill out our SCHOLARSHIPS FORM to apply. Scholarships cannot be applied after registration is complete.

Thirsty Bird Happy Hour!

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Our Thirsty Bird Happy Hour is a casual event for folks to mix and mingle with Bird Conservancy staff and fellow bird lovers. Tell your friends, grab a beer, and join us all summer long as we raise a glass to birds!

The Magic of our Environmental Learning Center

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Flowers are blooming, birds are singing and kids are learning! The Environmental Learning Center (ELC)  at Bird Conservancy of the Rockies has become a place of respite and refueling for both people and nature. Situated on the northwest shore of Barr Lake State Park where the cottonwoods grow tall is our outdoor learning center that provides a unique space for all people to visit and learn about the local ecosystem and all it has to offer.

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Northern Saw-whet Owl Webinar Featuring Scott Weidensaul and Marion Clément

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A special event to kick off our 2023 Levad Memorial Fund campaign, Bird Conservancy of the Rockies presents a conversation with Marion Clément and Scott Weidensaul.
The Northern Saw-whet Owl is at once one of the most widespread but little-known raptors in North America, found from the northern edge of the boreal forest in Canada and Alaska to the high-elevation oak and pine forests of central Mexico, and migrates through even those regions where it does not breed. For more than 25 years, Scott Weidensaul has been involved in efforts to better understand this pint-sized woodland owl using banding, radio telemetry and even radar. Scott is also the author of over 30 books including Pulitzer Prize finalist Living on the Wind: Across the Hemisphere with Migratory Birds and New York Times bestseller A World on the Wing: The Global Odyssey of Migratory Birds.
This event is free, but registration is required.
Thank you to our partners!!
 
Project Owlnet facilitates communication, cooperation and innovation among hundreds of owl-migration researchers in North America and abroad. In the last 28 years, over 375,000 Northern Saw-whet Owls have been banded, largely by Project Owlnet contributors.

Bird Conservancy of the Rockies Northern Saw-whet Owl project has received generous support from Tracy Aviary’s Conservation Fund. Tracy Aviary’s mission is to inspire curiosity and caring for birds and nature through education and conservation.