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Join us as we celebrate the return of the bluebirds. Learn how to build a bluebird box and monitor it. Tour the bluebird boxes on site and see if you can spot some of the returning bluebirds. Join Kevin Corwin for a presentation on the Bluebird Project: A Helping Hand. Make a bluebird craft and learn what to feed bluebirds to attract them to your own backyard.

What to Bring: Dress for the weather and bring your binoculars.

Location

Audubon Center at Chatfield, Littleton, CO
Location Details: Please visit our website for exact directions.

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For Children ages 3-6 (and parent/guardians, too!)
Discover wildlife & the natural world through themed stories, crafts, and activities each month. This program introduces science skills and encourages active outdoor play.
Wednesday, February 20 from 10-11am
Tracks! – Who left that track? What is a track? Come learn what a track is and how to find them in the wild.

What to Bring: Dress for the weather and bring your sense of curiosity and adventure!

Location

Audubon Center at Chatfield, Littleton, CO
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For Children ages 3-6 (and parent/guardians, too!)
Discover wildlife & the natural world through themed stories, crafts, and activities each month. This program introduces science skills and encourages active outdoor play.
Seed Eaters: Who are they? – What animals eat seeds? What is the importance of a seed? What do seeds grow into? Do we eat seeds? Come discover the world of seed eaters.

What to Bring: Dress for the weather and bring your sense of curiosity and adventure!

Location

Audubon Center at Chatfield, Littleton, CO
Location Details: Visit our website for exact directions: http://www.denveraudubon.org/auduboncenter/location-hours/

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Late in February, sandhill cranes, the San Luis Valley’s oldest visitors, begin their annual trek from south to north, stopping off near the Monte Vista National Wildlife Refuge to load up on fuel. For millions of years, the sandhills have been spending their "Spring Break" in Colorado’s Valley of the Cranes and more recently, wildlife watchers have been drawn to wonder at this phenomenal natural spectacle.

What to Bring: Be sure to visit the event web site to sign up for the tours, programs and other events happening over the weekend!

Location

PO Box 585, Monte Vista, CO
Location Details: Events happen at the Monte Vista National Wildlife Refuge and throughout the town of Monte Vista.

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New webpages and information coming in March!

Join us for a fun, free, active day with a zillion things for everyone to do! What is at the event?
* GO Play 5K, 1 Mile Adventure Course, Trailblazers Kid's Dash
* United HealthCare Body Walk
* Visit with Smokey the Bear and Woodsy the Owl
* Canoeing
* Climbing
* Biking
* Kayaking
* Interactive games
* Lots of free giveaways!

All are welcome to join! Get Outside and play!

What to Bring: National Get Outdoors Day is in the beginning of the summer so come prepared for a day-long event outside in the Colorado sun by brining sunscreen, water, food, and appropriate layered clothing and tennis shoes. Food Trucks and Water will be on site as well as facilities.

Location

City Park, Denver, CO
Location Details: National Get Outdoors Day Colorado 2014 is held on the East side of Ferril Lake behind the Denver Museum of Nature and Science at City Park, Denver. Join us for a fun, free, active day with a zillion of outdoor activities for everyone to participate it!

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Denver Botanic Gardens at Chatfield is a working farm located along the banks of Deer Creek in southern Jefferson County. Bring your binoculars and wander the many trails and see numerous wildflower gardens. The area is known for exceptional bird watching. The Deer Creek Discovery children’s play area allows families to experience Nature through play. Other facilities include the Earl J. Sinnamon Visitor Center, the historic Hildebrand Ranch, a restored 1918 dairy barn and silo, and the 1874 Deer Creek Schoolhouse.

What to Bring: ADMISSION Members of Denver Botanic Gardens: free Non-members: $5 per passenger vehicle. Cash or check only. Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult. No pets please. ACCESSIBILITY Portions of the nature trails are wheelchair accessible

Location

8500 West Deer Creek Canyon Road, Littleton, CO
Location Details: Denver Botanic Gardens at Chatfield is a working farm located along the banks of Deer Creek in southern Jefferson County. Bring your binoculars and wander the many trails. The area is known for exceptional bird watching. Facilities include the Earl J. Sinnamon Visitor Center, the historic Hildebrand Ranch, a restored 1918 dairy barn and silo, the 1874 Deer Creek Schoolhouse, 2.5 miles of nature trails, the Deer Creek Discovery children’s play area and numerous wildflower gardens. Check our website for our regular hours and calendar.

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In late winter and early spring, waves of bright white snow geese against an endless blue sky fly into southeastern Colorado. They roost on the scattered lakes on the prairie and feed in the surrounding fields, making the area a favorite rest stop on their annual migration.

The High Plains Snow Goose Festival celebrates these amazing birds, abundant wildlife and historical heritage of Southeastern Colorado each February. Visit the web site for all of the details and to register for your tours, talks and other adventures.

What to Bring: Bring your outdoor gear, binoculars, and cameras!

Location

109 A East Beech Street, Lamar, CO

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Counting birds is as easy as 1, 2, 3! Come learn how to identify birds, use binoculars and turn your backyard into a bird sanctuary. Find out what birds eat and how to feed them. Join us on a bird hike and help us count the birds at our feeders so you can do the same at your home. Bring your kids and help them make their own binoculars and participate in a nature scavenger hunt. Learn the best ways to attract more birds to your yard. We will have a bird-tastic time!

What to Bring: Dress appropriately for the weather!

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Location Details: Visit our website for exact directions: http://www.denveraudubon.org/auduboncenter/location-hours/

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Join us at the Audubon Nature Center to discover who is out and about at night and what activities these creatures are up to. Explore the trails at the Nature Center in search of beavers, owls, raccoons, deer and other nocturnal animals. Learn more about these nocturnal animals. After the hike we will be gazing at the night sky and discussing the constellations, planets, stars, and the moon phase.
$5 ASGD members; $8 non-members; $12 per member family; $20 per non-member family. (Family = 3 or more people)

What to Bring: Please wear shoes to hike in, weather appropriate clothing, and bring a flashlight if you’d like. Wear long pants and hiking shoes.

Location

Audubon Center at Chatfield, Littleton, CO
Location Details: Visit our website for exact directions to the Audubon Center at Chatfield: http://www.denveraudubon.org/auduboncenter/location-hours/

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