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2968 Bluestem Willow Drive
Loveland, CO 80538 United States
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May 2016

High Plains Environmental Center Native Plant Sale

May 14, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
High Plains Environmental Center, 2968 Bluestem Willow Drive
Loveland, CO 80538 United States
Free

Join us for educational booths, live acoustic music, Silver Seed food truck, and more! We have a very large selection of native plants in 4 inch and 1 gallon pots. We collect many of our seeds in Larimer County and produce distinct local ecotypes which are grown without the use of neonicotinoids and other pesticides which are, of course, counter to the focus of preserving pollinators. Proceeds help to support our nonprofit environmental education programs. 4 inch pots  – 5 for $20…

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June 2018

Wild in Wildlife – Mountain Lions, Black Bears, Bobcats, Fox and Coyotes

June 15, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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One event on June 16, 2018 at 8:00am

High Plains Environmental Center, 2968 Bluestem Willow Drive
Loveland, CO 80538 United States
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$10

What: Wild in Wildlife – Mountain Lions, Black Bears, Bobcats, Fox and Coyotes When: June 15th, 6pm-7:30pm, and June 16th, 8am-11am Where: High Plains Environmental Center & Sylvan Dale Guest Ranch Join wildlife conservationist David Neils at HPEC Friday night, June 15th at HPEC’s Visitor Center to learn about the cool animals you rarely see but are found throughout Colorado, beginning with mountain lions. Learn some new things and teach others. For example, did you know there is a connection…

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Wild in Wildlife – Mountain Lions, Black Bears, Bobcats, Fox and Coyotes

June 16, 2018 @ 8:00 am - June 17, 2018 @ 11:00 am
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One event on June 16, 2018 at 8:00am

High Plains Environmental Center, 2968 Bluestem Willow Drive
Loveland, CO 80538 United States
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$10

What: Wild in Wildlife – Mountain Lions, Black Bears, Bobcats, Fox and Coyotes When: June 15th, 6pm-7:30pm, and June 16th, 8am-11am Where: High Plains Environmental Center & Sylvan Dale Guest Ranch Join wildlife conservationist David Neils at HPEC Friday night, June 15th at HPEC’s Visitor Center to learn about the cool animals you rarely see but are found throughout Colorado, beginning with mountain lions. Learn some new things and teach others. For example, did you know there is a connection…

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November 2018

Survive to Thrive: Orienteering Class

November 2, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - November 3, 2018 @ 2:00 pm
High Plains Environmental Center, 2968 Bluestem Willow Drive
Loveland, CO 80538 United States
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$110

Join David Neils from Wild Nature Media (www.wildnaturemedia.com) and leverage a lifetime of backcountry experience, primarily navigating his way off-trail in all seasons and terrain. Learn how to transition from surviving to thriving in the outdoors with confidence. This orienteering class is a great place to start, knowing how to create a route and follow it with confidence, on and off trail. You’ll also learn how to avoid losing your route and what to do when you feel lost. November…

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April 2019

Monthly Bird Walks

April 6 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
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An event every month that begins at 8:00am on day First of the month, repeating until November 3, 2019

High Plains Environmental Center, 2968 Bluestem Willow Drive
Loveland, CO 80538 United States
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Whether you’re a seasoned birder or an amateur, join Sheila Webber for a bird walk around Equalizer on the First Saturday of each month 8am-10am from February-October in 2019. Walking will be at a slow pace on approximately 2 miles of level walking paths. Consider bringing binoculars and a field guide to enhance your birding experience. The Bird Walk group will meet in front of the HPEC Visitor’s Center to begin the walk. The event will be cancelled in the…

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Spring Community Lecture Series

April 30 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
High Plains Environmental Center, 2968 Bluestem Willow Drive
Loveland, CO 80538 United States
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The High Plains Environmental Center Staff will be hosting a community lecture series  this Spring, starting in April, 2019! Topics include landscaping with native plants, ecological restoration, and organic gardening. The Community Lecture Series is free, but is limited to 35 people. Registration Required: REGISTER HERE Dates: 4/30/19: Landscaping with CO Native Plants by Jim Tolstrup Develop your garden plan using traditional landscape design practices, but focusing on native plants.  Explore site design and identify zones in your landscape based…

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May 2019

Monthly Bird Walks

May 4 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
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An event every month that begins at 8:00am on day First of the month, repeating until November 3, 2019

High Plains Environmental Center, 2968 Bluestem Willow Drive
Loveland, CO 80538 United States
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Whether you’re a seasoned birder or an amateur, join Sheila Webber for a bird walk around Equalizer on the First Saturday of each month 8am-10am from February-October in 2019. Walking will be at a slow pace on approximately 2 miles of level walking paths. Consider bringing binoculars and a field guide to enhance your birding experience. The Bird Walk group will meet in front of the HPEC Visitor’s Center to begin the walk. The event will be cancelled in the…

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Native Plant Sale & Habitat Fair

May 4 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
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One event on May 18, 2019 at 9:00am

High Plains Environmental Center, 2968 Bluestem Willow Drive
Loveland, CO 80538 United States
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Join us Saturday May 4th and Saturday May 18th, 2019 from 9am-3pm for our Native Plant Sale and Habitat Fair at 2698 Bluestem Willow Drive in Loveland (located in The Lakes at Centerra). Come buy native plants, tour our new visitor center, check out our partner’s booths, participate in activities, and eat! The entire HPEC gift store will also be ON SALE! Take 15% off books, wind chimes, bird feeders, science kits, and more! We have a very large selection…

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Native Plant Sale & Habitat Fair

May 18 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
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One event on May 18, 2019 at 9:00am

High Plains Environmental Center, 2968 Bluestem Willow Drive
Loveland, CO 80538 United States
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Join us Saturday May 4th and Saturday May 18th, 2019 from 9am-3pm for our Native Plant Sale and Habitat Fair at 2698 Bluestem Willow Drive in Loveland (located in The Lakes at Centerra). Come buy native plants, tour our new visitor center, check out our partner’s booths, participate in activities, and eat! The entire HPEC gift store will also be ON SALE! Take 15% off books, wind chimes, bird feeders, science kits, and more! We have a very large selection…

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Nature Meditation

May 25 @ 9:15 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:15am on Saturday, repeating until June 30, 2019

High Plains Environmental Center, 2968 Bluestem Willow Drive
Loveland, CO 80538 United States
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Weekly Nature Meditation at HPEC  9:15am-10:30am Every Saturday May 25th – June 29th HPEC is excited to announce that we are starting up weekly Nature Meditations the last weekend of May and throughout the month of June! Meditation is a wonderful & ancient practice that can help lower blood pressure and relax the nervous system. It can also be used to find silence & spiritual connection in a time that often feels chaotic & detached, especially from the natural world.…

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June 2019

Monthly Bird Walks

June 1 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
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An event every month that begins at 8:00am on day First of the month, repeating until November 3, 2019

High Plains Environmental Center, 2968 Bluestem Willow Drive
Loveland, CO 80538 United States
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Free

Whether you’re a seasoned birder or an amateur, join Sheila Webber for a bird walk around Equalizer on the First Saturday of each month 8am-10am from February-October in 2019. Walking will be at a slow pace on approximately 2 miles of level walking paths. Consider bringing binoculars and a field guide to enhance your birding experience. The Bird Walk group will meet in front of the HPEC Visitor’s Center to begin the walk. The event will be cancelled in the…

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Nature Meditation

June 1 @ 9:15 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:15am on Saturday, repeating until June 30, 2019

High Plains Environmental Center, 2968 Bluestem Willow Drive
Loveland, CO 80538 United States
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Weekly Nature Meditation at HPEC  9:15am-10:30am Every Saturday May 25th – June 29th HPEC is excited to announce that we are starting up weekly Nature Meditations the last weekend of May and throughout the month of June! Meditation is a wonderful & ancient practice that can help lower blood pressure and relax the nervous system. It can also be used to find silence & spiritual connection in a time that often feels chaotic & detached, especially from the natural world.…

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American Kestrel Banding & Presentation

June 6 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
High Plains Environmental Center, 2968 Bluestem Willow Drive
Loveland, CO 80538 United States
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$25

Join the Colorado Avian Research & Rehabilitation Institute (CARRI) and the High Plains Environmental Center (HPEC) on Thursday, June 6th 2019 from 6pm-8pm at the HPEC Visitor’s Center for a hands-on program about the American Kestrel. Kestrel numbers have been declining in recent years due to increased predation and habitat loss. Scott Rashid will lead an exciting presentation & banding program. Learn about the natural history of the American Kestrel, learn how and why ornithologists research raptor behavior, and even…

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Nature Meditation

June 8 @ 9:15 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:15am on Saturday, repeating until June 30, 2019

High Plains Environmental Center, 2968 Bluestem Willow Drive
Loveland, CO 80538 United States
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Free

Weekly Nature Meditation at HPEC  9:15am-10:30am Every Saturday May 25th – June 29th HPEC is excited to announce that we are starting up weekly Nature Meditations the last weekend of May and throughout the month of June! Meditation is a wonderful & ancient practice that can help lower blood pressure and relax the nervous system. It can also be used to find silence & spiritual connection in a time that often feels chaotic & detached, especially from the natural world.…

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Nature Meditation

June 15 @ 9:15 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:15am on Saturday, repeating until June 30, 2019

High Plains Environmental Center, 2968 Bluestem Willow Drive
Loveland, CO 80538 United States
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Free

Weekly Nature Meditation at HPEC  9:15am-10:30am Every Saturday May 25th – June 29th HPEC is excited to announce that we are starting up weekly Nature Meditations the last weekend of May and throughout the month of June! Meditation is a wonderful & ancient practice that can help lower blood pressure and relax the nervous system. It can also be used to find silence & spiritual connection in a time that often feels chaotic & detached, especially from the natural world.…

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Monthly Nature Journaling

June 15 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
High Plains Environmental Center, 2968 Bluestem Willow Drive
Loveland, CO 80538 United States
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Join Nancy Aley to have fun and support each other in beginning or adding to your nature journals. Everyone is welcome, beginners, children with their parents, wanna-be’s who always wished they could draw, and experienced artists as well. Now’s your chance to find your inner child who was delighted to draw easily and naturally, because there was no inner critique. The walk will be playful, and you will look for little things; an interesting leaf, an insect, a tree, a…

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Nature Meditation

June 22 @ 9:15 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:15am on Saturday, repeating until June 30, 2019

High Plains Environmental Center, 2968 Bluestem Willow Drive
Loveland, CO 80538 United States
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Free

Weekly Nature Meditation at HPEC  9:15am-10:30am Every Saturday May 25th – June 29th HPEC is excited to announce that we are starting up weekly Nature Meditations the last weekend of May and throughout the month of June! Meditation is a wonderful & ancient practice that can help lower blood pressure and relax the nervous system. It can also be used to find silence & spiritual connection in a time that often feels chaotic & detached, especially from the natural world.…

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Nature Meditation

June 29 @ 9:15 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:15am on Saturday, repeating until June 30, 2019

High Plains Environmental Center, 2968 Bluestem Willow Drive
Loveland, CO 80538 United States
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Free

Weekly Nature Meditation at HPEC  9:15am-10:30am Every Saturday May 25th – June 29th HPEC is excited to announce that we are starting up weekly Nature Meditations the last weekend of May and throughout the month of June! Meditation is a wonderful & ancient practice that can help lower blood pressure and relax the nervous system. It can also be used to find silence & spiritual connection in a time that often feels chaotic & detached, especially from the natural world.…

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July 2019

Monthly Bird Walks

July 6 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
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An event every month that begins at 8:00am on day First of the month, repeating until November 3, 2019

High Plains Environmental Center, 2968 Bluestem Willow Drive
Loveland, CO 80538 United States
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Free

Whether you’re a seasoned birder or an amateur, join Sheila Webber for a bird walk around Equalizer on the First Saturday of each month 8am-10am from February-October in 2019. Walking will be at a slow pace on approximately 2 miles of level walking paths. Consider bringing binoculars and a field guide to enhance your birding experience. The Bird Walk group will meet in front of the HPEC Visitor’s Center to begin the walk. The event will be cancelled in the…

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August 2019

Monthly Bird Walks

August 3 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
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An event every month that begins at 8:00am on day First of the month, repeating until November 3, 2019

High Plains Environmental Center, 2968 Bluestem Willow Drive
Loveland, CO 80538 United States
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Free

Whether you’re a seasoned birder or an amateur, join Sheila Webber for a bird walk around Equalizer on the First Saturday of each month 8am-10am from February-October in 2019. Walking will be at a slow pace on approximately 2 miles of level walking paths. Consider bringing binoculars and a field guide to enhance your birding experience. The Bird Walk group will meet in front of the HPEC Visitor’s Center to begin the walk. The event will be cancelled in the…

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September 2019

Monthly Bird Walks

September 7 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
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An event every month that begins at 8:00am on day First of the month, repeating until November 3, 2019

High Plains Environmental Center, 2968 Bluestem Willow Drive
Loveland, CO 80538 United States
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Free

Whether you’re a seasoned birder or an amateur, join Sheila Webber for a bird walk around Equalizer on the First Saturday of each month 8am-10am from February-October in 2019. Walking will be at a slow pace on approximately 2 miles of level walking paths. Consider bringing binoculars and a field guide to enhance your birding experience. The Bird Walk group will meet in front of the HPEC Visitor’s Center to begin the walk. The event will be cancelled in the…

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Bird Banding Program

September 28 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 8:00am on Saturday, repeating until November 9, 2019

High Plains Environmental Center, 2968 Bluestem Willow Drive
Loveland, CO 80538 United States
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Free

Join us bi-weekly, beginning on 9/14/2019, for a Bird Banding program with Scott Rashid, Director of Colorado Avian Research and Rehabilitation Institute. Scott will talk to the group about what bird banding is, which birds we may expect to see/band, and why bird banding is vital for collecting data on avian specie in addition to catching and banding live song birds, waterfowl, raptors, and other types of birds at HPEC! All Ages Welcome! No Registration Required. Suggested Donation: $5 –…

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October 2019

Monthly Bird Walks

October 5 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
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An event every month that begins at 8:00am on day First of the month, repeating until November 3, 2019

High Plains Environmental Center, 2968 Bluestem Willow Drive
Loveland, CO 80538 United States
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Free

Whether you’re a seasoned birder or an amateur, join Sheila Webber for a bird walk around Equalizer on the First Saturday of each month 8am-10am from February-October in 2019. Walking will be at a slow pace on approximately 2 miles of level walking paths. Consider bringing binoculars and a field guide to enhance your birding experience. The Bird Walk group will meet in front of the HPEC Visitor’s Center to begin the walk. The event will be cancelled in the…

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Bird Banding Program

October 12 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 8:00am on Saturday, repeating until November 9, 2019

High Plains Environmental Center, 2968 Bluestem Willow Drive
Loveland, CO 80538 United States
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Free

Join us bi-weekly, beginning on 9/14/2019, for a Bird Banding program with Scott Rashid, Director of Colorado Avian Research and Rehabilitation Institute. Scott will talk to the group about what bird banding is, which birds we may expect to see/band, and why bird banding is vital for collecting data on avian specie in addition to catching and banding live song birds, waterfowl, raptors, and other types of birds at HPEC! All Ages Welcome! No Registration Required. Suggested Donation: $5 –…

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Bird Banding Program

October 26 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 8:00am on Saturday, repeating until November 9, 2019

High Plains Environmental Center, 2968 Bluestem Willow Drive
Loveland, CO 80538 United States
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Free

Join us bi-weekly, beginning on 9/14/2019, for a Bird Banding program with Scott Rashid, Director of Colorado Avian Research and Rehabilitation Institute. Scott will talk to the group about what bird banding is, which birds we may expect to see/band, and why bird banding is vital for collecting data on avian specie in addition to catching and banding live song birds, waterfowl, raptors, and other types of birds at HPEC! All Ages Welcome! No Registration Required. Suggested Donation: $5 –…

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November 2019

Monthly Bird Walks

November 2 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
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An event every month that begins at 8:00am on day First of the month, repeating until November 3, 2019

High Plains Environmental Center, 2968 Bluestem Willow Drive
Loveland, CO 80538 United States
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Free

Whether you’re a seasoned birder or an amateur, join Sheila Webber for a bird walk around Equalizer on the First Saturday of each month 8am-10am from February-October in 2019. Walking will be at a slow pace on approximately 2 miles of level walking paths. Consider bringing binoculars and a field guide to enhance your birding experience. The Bird Walk group will meet in front of the HPEC Visitor’s Center to begin the walk. The event will be cancelled in the…

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Bird Banding Program

November 9 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 8:00am on Saturday, repeating until November 9, 2019

High Plains Environmental Center, 2968 Bluestem Willow Drive
Loveland, CO 80538 United States
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Free

Join us bi-weekly, beginning on 9/14/2019, for a Bird Banding program with Scott Rashid, Director of Colorado Avian Research and Rehabilitation Institute. Scott will talk to the group about what bird banding is, which birds we may expect to see/band, and why bird banding is vital for collecting data on avian specie in addition to catching and banding live song birds, waterfowl, raptors, and other types of birds at HPEC! All Ages Welcome! No Registration Required. Suggested Donation: $5 –…

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