Tenth Year of Breeding Bird Atlas Completed for the Bear Creek Watershed
Nov03

Tenth Year of Breeding Bird Atlas Completed for the Bear Creek Watershed

Evergreen Audubon began the Bear Creek Watershed Breeding Bird Atlas (BBA) in 2008, and like other BBA’s that are conducted world-wide we are engaged in an attempt to provide information on the distribution, abundance, habitat preference, and breeding evidence of birds in a specific region. We have just completed our tenth year of gathering data on the local breeding bird community throughout the Bear Creek Watershed – from...

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President’s Report – November 2017
Oct28

President’s Report – November 2017

It’s is hard to believe Thanksgiving is just around the corner which means most of us our thinking of families, friends, what we are thankful for and of course turkeys. I’ve been lucky enough to see turkey’s in the mountains of central Pennsylvania, in the high desert outside of Moab and just recently on North Turkey Creek road! It is amazing how diverse their habitat can be. Just as diverse as our own Bear Creak Watershed which brings me back to thinking about what I’m thankful for.

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Highlights from October 21 Bird Walk to the Wheat Ridge Greenbelt
Oct22

Highlights from October 21 Bird Walk to the Wheat Ridge Greenbelt

The wind she did blow on Saturday morning, and the buffeting was plentiful, but twelve of us intrepid Evergreen Audubon birders persisted, and the results were most satisfactory (see bird list below)! Twelve waterfowl species (1 goose, 8 duck, 2 grebe, and 1 coot) gave us the opportunity for some easier identifications between wind gusts, the day being dominated by Gadwall.   One of the highlights was getting to see a late male...

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2017 Holiday Wreath Sale
Oct05

2017 Holiday Wreath Sale

Believe it or not, it’s time to start thinking about the holidays! If you need the perfect holiday gift, Evergreen Audubon has lovely and reasonably priced balsam fir wreaths for sale…

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President’s Report – October 2017
Sep30

President’s Report – October 2017

Fall is definitely here and the down comforter is on the bed.  The comforter is a combination of duck and goose down which got me thinking about how I first became interested in birds; ducks in particular. I was living in New England and became fascinated by folk art and duck decoys. I was paying attention to wooded ducks more than the real ones. Then we moved to the Oregon coast and I saw the beautiful Eiders, Harlequins and real Wood ducks; that’s when I think I became a birder.

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