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Did you know over 300 bird species visit Standley Lake each year? Walk the park trails in search of the many migratory birds who make the park a temporary home. Don’t forget your binoculars! AGES: 10 and older.

A variety of programs are offered throughout the year. Registration required online. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Please visit the city website or contact the Standley Lake Park Naturalist, Lexie Martinez, for more information at 303-658-2796 or lbmartin@cityofwestminster.us

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All ages, Free
Bring your children for a nature play date in our “Nature: Explore” space, where they can climb, dig, jump and dive into nature as they connect with their world. No screens, no plans, no slides or swings-just nature and their imaginations. Please register as space is limited.

What to Bring: Dress for the weather, including sunscreen, hats and water bottles!

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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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