Upcoming Programs

Constellations and Nebulas that are Named for Birds

Thursday, May 2, 7:00 p.m., Montrose:  Jeremy Springfield with the Black Canyon National Park will talk about constellations and nebulas that are named for birds.   This will include information about the mythology behind the names and which ones can be seen in our area.  More than eight constellations and five nebulas are named for birds, and the Milky Way "Bird Pathway" will be explained.  Please join us at the Montrose Field House at the corner of Rio Grande and Colorado Avenue (North 9th St.) in Montrose starting at 7:00 p.m.  There is no charge and all are welcome.  Contact Bruce at (727) 858-5857 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information.

Monitoring of Peregrine Falcons, Eagles, Great Blue Herons and Black Swifts

Thursday, June 6, 7:00 p.m., Montrose:  Theresa Childers, Wildlife Biologist with the Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park and Curecanti National Recreation Area, will talk about the National Park Service's bird monitoring program.  She will focus on many decades of Peregrine Falcon nests and will also highlight Eagle nest monitoring and information about a Great Blue Heron rookery and a Black Swift colony.  Theresa will talk about how park personnel determine nest and fledgling success and how to protect these important migratory bird nesting areas.  Her program will be held at the Montrose Field House at the corner of Rio Grande and Colorado Avenue (North 9th St.) in Montrose starting at 7:00 p.m.  There is no charge and all are welcome.  Contact Sandy at (970) 497-0376 for more information.

BCAS Annual Dinner

Wednesday, June 26, 6:00 p.m.:  It's not too soon to put this on your calendar.  Please join us for a delightful dinner and speaker presentation at the upstairs meeting room at Remington's Restaurant at the Bridges Golf Course.  Our speaker this year will be Dennis Murphy, who recently returned from a fabulous trip to Antarctica and will be showing many of his 4,000 slides of dramatic scenery, birds, and wildlife.  For those who have dreamt of a trip to Antarctica, this is a presentation not to be missed.  We hope that you will join us and that you will bring friends along with you.  It is not necessary to be a BCAS member to attend, only to want to have an interesting and wonderful evening.  Reservations will be required, and a reservation form will be available soon

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