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Birding By Canoe

Barr Lake Nature Center 13401 Picadilly Road, Brighton, CO

Parents and children ages 7 and up can join Bird Conservancy educators and Barr Lake State Park rangers for a day of learning basic canoeing and birding skills, which will culminate with a guided canoeing tour around the north end of the lake to see what birds can be observed while on the water! Participants are encouraged to bring their...

BBQ for the Birds

Barr Lake Nature Center 13401 Picadilly Road, Brighton, CO

Mark your calendar to join Bird Conservancy of the Rockies for our annual celebration of bird conservation, education and stewardship. Activities to include guided bird walks, presentations, educational activities for kids and adults, and much more. 

$5

Annual Bald Eagle Hike

Barr Lake Nature Center 13401 Picadilly Road, Brighton, CO

Come join us for our annual Bald Eagle hike! We will be at Barr Lake State Park learning about the habitat and lifestyle of our Bald Eagle's, and then we will grab our binoculars and look to the skies to find them! It's a great way for the whole family to enjoy the outdoors, and learn about the importance of...

Bioblitz at Barr Lake!

Barr Lake Nature Center 13401 Picadilly Road, Brighton, CO

Mark your calendar and plan to join us for the 2019 Bioblitz at Barr Lake -- as part of the City Nature Challenge!  Towns and cities around the world will be competing to see who can make the most observations of nature, find the most species, and engage the most people. We'll set out to count as many species as we possibly can in one day! 

Easter Egg Hunt

Barr Lake Nature Center 13401 Picadilly Road, Brighton, CO

Easter Egg Fun!  Look for Bird Conservancy of the Rockies booth at this event hosted by Barr Lake State Park. Registration is required.  Click here for sign-up page. Come join us for Easter fun! There will be an egg hunt, crafts, face painting, nature fun facts, and tons of fun! 10am-10:30am Bird Conservancy of the Rockies program “All About Eggs”...

7th Annual Raptor Run 5k

Barr Lake Nature Center 13401 Picadilly Road, Brighton, CO

Raptor Run!  Look for The Bird Conservancy of the Rockies booth at this event hosted by Barr Lake State Park. Registration is required.  Click here for sign-up page. For the past 6 years, Friends of Barr Lake has hosted the Raptor Run 5K at Barr Lake State Park. It is a favorite race for local runners, as well as runners...

Great Backyard Bird Count

Barr Lake Nature Center 13401 Picadilly Road, Brighton, CO

Join Bird Conservancy staff and volunteers as we participate in the Great Backyard Bird Count (GBBC)! Hosted by Barr Lake State Park. The GBBC was created in 1998 by the Cornell Lab of Ornithology and the Audubon Society. It was the first ever online citizen science project to collect data on wild birds and to display results in near real...

Annual Eagle Festival

Barr Lake Nature Center 13401 Picadilly Road, Brighton, CO

Look for us at Barr Lake's Annual Eagle Fest! There will be crafts for the kids and a live raptor presentation for everyone to enjoy. 
Join us for a hike out to see Bald Eagles on the lake (3 mile roundtrip walk). This event is free with your daily park pass or annual Colorado State Parks pass. Please call 303-659-6005 to RSVP.

Bald Eagle Watch – Citizen Science Training

Barr Lake Nature Center 13401 Picadilly Road, Brighton, CO

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, citizen scientists with the Bird Conservancy monitor eagle nests across the Front Range to provide information to biologists on the nesting success of the Colorado population.

Christmas Bird Count for Kids

Barr Lake Nature Center 13401 Picadilly Road, Brighton, CO

Join local families and naturalists from Bird Conservancy of the Rockies for a Christmas Bird Count held especially for kids! The event
gets kids involved in the celebrated tradition of annual bird counts, started by the National Audubon Society more than 100 years ago to
encourage bird conservation.