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The Pikes Peak Chapter of the Mule Deer Foundation (MDF) is hosting M. U. L. E. Y. Day at the Rocky Mountain Roosters facilities (North of Calhan) on Saturday June 9th, 2018. The MDF is a charitable non-profit 501(c) (03) wildlife conservation organization. M. U. L. E. Y. (Mindful, Understanding, Legal and Ethical Youth) is a MDF shooting sport and wildlife conservation program oriented to youth. The program’s mission statement is: To safely introduce youth to shooting sports, ensuring the sports continued growth. The two main tenets of the M. U. L. E. Y. Program are:

What to Bring: Clicking the RSVP button will get you more info and the registration; print both sides (front and back); fill out; and mail. All equipment, firearms, ammunition, lunch, and drinks provided. Escorting adult meal: $5.00. Bratwurst, hotdogs, chips, salad, cookies, and soft drinks. Bring sun screen.

Location

Rocky Mountain Roosters, Calhan, CO
Location Details: FROM COLORADO SPRINGS: East on Hwy 24 to Calhan. North on Calhan Highway which is one of the last streets in town. (There is a sign that points to the airport, this is the road!) Drive 7 1/2 miles, you'll come off pavement and your next left will be Road 78. Turn left and drive 3/4 mile to the entrance of the club. FROM DENVER: South on I-25 to the Founders Parkway exit just north of Castle Rock. (This is where the Factory Outlet stores are) East on the parkway to the intersection of Hwy 86. Continue east on Hwy 86 past the town of Kiowa 8 1/2 miles and you'll see a sign that points to Calhan, this is Road 77. Drive south on Road 77 to the "T" intersection, turn left on Road 94 and follow it around and it turns into Road 81. Continue south on Road 81 to Road 78, turn right and we are at the bottom of the hill. (About 10 miles from Hwy 86.)

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The sky is full of spring bird travelers migrating to their summer range! Come to Standley Lake to see and learn about these birds as well as techniques of birding.

Ages 8 and older. Class is Free! (park fee or pass required). Limited to 20 spaces

What to Bring: Please wear appropriate clothing for the weather and hiking activity. We highly encourage all guests to bring their own binoculars and bird guides.

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Bald eagles soaring through the skies is a beautiful sight to behold, but at one time they didn’t have the admiration they do now. Learn about the history of the U.S.’s national emblem and how they came back from the brink of extinction! All ages welcome. 25 spots available.

What to Bring: Wear appropriate and comfortable clothing for the weather/outdoors. Bring your own binoculars if possible.

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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. All ages welcome. 20 Spots available.

What to Bring: Wear appropriate and comfortable clothing for the weather/outdoors. Bring your own binoculars if possible.

Location

100th Ave and Simms St, Westmisnter, CO
Location Details: Program beings at the nature center located inside the park. Program fee includes park entrance.

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Take a leisurely hike to see and hear the numerous bird species that migrate through the Walnut Creek Golf Preserve. Bring your binoculars!

Class is free! All ages. Class is limited to 20 spaces.

What to Bring: Hiking shoes, appropriate clothes, binoculars, bird book.

Location

10555 Westmoor Dr, Westminster, CO

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Capture the park in all its fall splendor during this photography tour. We will explore the park through our camera lenses as it prepares for winter and see all the changing colors! The Park Naturalist will lead you through some of the prettiest areas of the park and demonstrate fun ways to capture the beauty of the park through photography! Bring your camera on this one, it is sure to be beautiful!

Class is free! (Park pass required). Ages 10 and up. Limited to 15 spaces.

What to Bring: Bring your camera and clothes you are okay with getting dirty. We will be kneeling and hiking in more secluded areas.

Location

9785 Eagle View Loop, Westminster, CO
Location Details: We will be meeting at the South Side parking lot located on 86th and Simms.

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Celebrate our local stopover sites for migratory birds! Standley Lake Regional Park, Two Ponds Wildlife Refuge, and Majestic View have collaborated together to offer this fun event at Two Ponds! Festivities start at 8am with a guided bird walk which will then lead into local booths opening at 10am. LIVE ANIMALS, story telling, demonstrations, and so much more will be offered at this fun, free event!

Registration not required! Free parking at 80th and Kipling.

What to Bring: Bring your walking shoes and binoculars!

Location

9210 W. 80th Ave, Arvada, CO
Location Details: Located at Two Ponds Wildlife Refuge. Free parking offered at 80th and Kipling.

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Explore the fall migrating birds at Standley Lake! We’ll hike 1-mile in hopes to view these warmth seeking birds and learn a little about why they travel those great distances every year! Bring binoculars and a field guide to help identify our flying visitors.

Class is free! (Park entrance fee required.) All ages. Limited to 10 spaces

What to Bring: Please dress appropriately for a short hike. This is a bird hike, so bring your binoculars if you have them!

Location

9785 Eagle View Loop, Westminster, CO
Location Details: This program will start at the Nature Center. There is a park entrance fee but there are two free parking lots located on 100th and at the Greenway Dog Park.

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Come take a peaceful morning hike with a park naturalist along the Grassland Trail! We'll look (and listen!) for summer resident birds along the easy, 1/2 mile trail. Free and no registration required.

What to Bring: Bring water, sunscreen, binoculars (if you have them), and good walking shoes.

Location

3720 N County Road 11C, Loveland, CO
Location Details: Meet at the information kiosk next to Heinricy parking lot southwest of the campground.

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