Upcoming Programs

Grassland Birds with Amber Carver

Thursday October 4, 7:00 p.m.  Come hear Amber Carver talk about her research on grassland birds in Colorado.  Her presentation will be at the Montrose Field House at 7:00 p.m. The Montrose field house is on the corner of Rio Grande and Colorado Ave. (South 9th).  All are welcome and there is no charge.  Contact Sandy at (970) 497-0376 for more information.

Drought and Water Management Conference

Thursday October 25.  Abby Burke, the Western Rivers Regional Program manager for Audubon Rockies, is cvoordinating a water conference hosted by BCAS, Trout Unlimited, and Businesses for Water Stewardship on Thursday October 25 at the Holiday Inn Express in Montrose.  More information will be posted as it becomes available.

Modern Extinctions with Robin Smith

Thursday November 1, 7:00 p.m.  Environmental scientist Robin Smith will be speaking on what is being termed as the Sixth Extinction.  Biologists have identified five periods of rapid extinction in the past and some consider the present day to be in the midst of a sixth.  Robins' program will focus on biological diversity and how this has changed throughout the Earth's history.  Among the topics he will discuss will be the Carolona Parakeet and the Passenger Pigeon.  Please join us at the Bill Heddles Recreation Center in Delta at 7:00 p.mAll are welcome and there is no charge.  Contact Sandy at (970) 497-0376 for more information.

Swallows, Swifts, and Peregrine Falcons in Black Canyon National Park with Theresa Childers

Thursday December 6, 7:00 p.m.  Theresa Childers will present an illustrated talk about Swalows, Swifts, and Peregrine Falcons in Black Canyon naitonal Park.  Peregrin falcons nest in the Black Canyon and swallows and swifts are important prey for them.  How can falcons capture such fast and illusive birds on the wing?  Thersa is a National Park Service biologist and has studied peregrine falcons in the park for many years.  She also will talk about what to do if you find a dead bird that might be suitable for collection and future study including who to call and how to collect it.  Theresa's presentation will be at the Montrose Field House at 7:00 p.m. The Montrose field house is on the corner of Rio Grande and Colorado Ave. (South 9th).  All are welcome and there is no charge.  Contact Sandy at (970) 497-0376 for more information.

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