Education and Bird Banding StationWednesday, September 3
Discover a songbird’s amazing life story by
stopping by Rocky Mountain Bird Observatory’s
(RMBO) Education and Bird Banding Station. The
station is a short, five-minute walk from Barr Lake
Nature Center. See migrating songbirds up close,
learn how they make a living, discover where they
spent the summer and are headed for the winter.
All ages welcome.
16th Annual Fall Birding FestivalSaturday, September 6
Fly over to Barr Lake State Park to celebrate the fall
bird migration, an experience worth sharing with
others. Be entertained at this festive community
event filled with food, fun, and lore, something for
everyone. Admission per vehicle is a $7 daily or an
annual parks pass.
First Saturday HikeSaturday, September 6
Explore along the Platte River and learn about plants and wildlife in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains. Join naturalists on a 5 mile hike and don't forget to bring water, sunscreen, and a camera!
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