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Fly into this program to learn how birds survive freezing temperatures. Explore the park to spot some winter residents.Class is $1. Ages 10 and older. Registration required.

What to Bring: Bring binoculars, a water bottle, warm clothing, hat and sunscreen.

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Bald eagles soar over Standley Lake—a beautiful sight to behold, but at one time they didn’t have the admiration they do now. Unveil the adaptations that led these raptors to become our national symbol and the complicated past they hold. Class is free! All ages welcome. Registration required.

What to Bring: Comfortable shoes, warm clothing, hat, sunscreen, waterbottle.

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They lurk in the shadows, soar in the sky, and slither in the tall grass. Discover the predators of the Front Range and the impact of their presence. Class is free! All ages welcome. Registration required.

What to Bring: Wear comfortable shoes, warm clothes, hat, sunscreen, etc.

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Surviving through the winter can be tough on Colorado’s song birds like the chickadee. Explore the adaptations these birds have to survive, and create a winter bird feeder to help keep those chickadees chunky.
Class is $4. All ages welcome. Registration required.

What to Bring: Bring warm clothes, water, sunscreen, comfortable walking shoes.

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Tuesday, November 20, 6-7 p.m.
All ages, $5/person, $15/family
Want to work on your wildlife watching skills? Birds are common visitors to our suburban environment and learning to distinguish between Blue Birds and Blue Jays can help us spot more elusive wildlife. Get some great tips to help you view back yard visitors and be a better neighbor when we visit wildlife’s homes.

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Saturday, November 10, 11a.m. -12 p.m.
All ages, $5/person, $15/family
It’s about time we get to know our favorite holiday bird, the turkey! What do you really know about the animal behind the famous feast? Can turkeys fly? What do they eat? Do they live in Colorado? Fill up with facts to impress your guests this Thanksgiving. Register online.

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Looking for something for your kids to do when DPS school is off but work isnt? Have them join SPREE as we go on an outdoor BioBlitz to find and identify as many species around Denver as we can!

SPREE= South Platte River Environmental Education

SPREE Holiday camps are fun and educational days filled with games, crafts, adventures and even top secret missions about the environment! SPREE offers school holiday camps for students Kindergarten (must be at least 6)-5th grade at SPREE Headquarters from 8AM to 6PM. The daily schedule will be as follows:

What to Bring: Be sure to pack your camper with a water bottle and a full lunch + 2 snacks. Pack sunscreen, water shoes, and any clothing that they need to spend a majority of the day outside.

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Stroll through Walnut Creek Golf Reserve and seek out the migratory birds that travel through the Front Range! Make sure to pack your binoculars to make spotting our flying friends easier.
Park day entrance fee or pass required. Class is free! All ages welcome. Limited to 15 spaces.

What to Bring: Bring binoculars. Dress appropriately for walking in the sun.

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Explore the fall migrating birds at Standley Lake while taking a walk alongside the changing colorful trees on the waterside. Learn beginning tips to birding to help you identify the flying friends you see in your backyard and at Standley Lake! All ages welcome. Limited to 15 spaces.

What to Bring: Bring binoculars, a hat, comfortable shoes, water and sunscreen.

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