Highlights from March 18 Owl Expedition
Mar22

Highlights from March 18 Owl Expedition

Fourteen of us devoted an unseasonably warm Saturday afternoon and evening to exploring for owls and seeing a few other birds in the process (see list below). We began at Bear Creek Lake Park and with the help of Rob Raker, who helps the park with wildlife inventories, we were able to see three female Great Horned Owls on their respective nests scattered along Bear Creek. Two of the owls were ensconced in cavities in mature...

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Owl: A Year in the Lives of North American Owls
Mar20

Owl: A Year in the Lives of North American Owls

I attended Paul Bannick’s talk about owls at the February 2017 meeting of the Denver Field Ornithologists. The talk was fascinating, and the opportunity to get a signed copy of his new book couldn’t be passed up. Many of the slides Bannick used in his talk are among the 200 plus images that appear in the book. But it’s not a coffee-table, picture book. It is an account of the year in an owl’s life, featuring four owls: North...

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President’s Report – April 2017
Mar19

President’s Report – April 2017

As we move into April we ‘ll start seeing a change in weather and wildlife activity. The bluebirds will be nesting, the bears will be stirring and foxes will be having their kits. And, the most important change April brings is the opening of the Evergreen Nature Center (ENC).

The Nature Center will open on Saturday, April 22nd, the same day as the annual Earth Day Celebration at the Evergreen Lake House. Look for Colleen’s announcements about recruiting volunteers to help with nesting day, our setup day for the Nature Center, and for announcements about training sessions for new and returning Visitor Assistance volunteers…..

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April 2017 Chapter Meeting: Bird Sounds, Decoded
Mar08

April 2017 Chapter Meeting: Bird Sounds, Decoded

Spring is rapidly arriving in our Evergreen world, even as we anticipate the possibility of spring snowstorms.  One of the most pleasurable ways Spring announces itself is by the sounds and songs of returning and migrating birds to the Bear Creek Watershed.

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Senate holds hearing on Endangered Species Act reform

Senate holds hearing on Endangered Species Act...

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