White-Tailed Ptarmigan - An Alpine Icon in Colorado
Thursday January 3, 7:00 p.m., Delta. Amy Seglund will provide a talk on White-tailed ptarmigan, a resident of the Alpine tundra in the high mountains of Colorado. Amy is a conservation bilolgist with the Colorado Department of Parks and Wildlife and has conducted studies of ptarmigan in the Colorado mountains. She will discuss the basic giology of the ptarmigan, threats to its livelihood, and work the CPW has done on the species. Please join us at the Bill Heddles Recreation Center in Delta at 7:00 p.m. for her informative talk. All are welcome and there is no charge. Contact Sandy at (970) 497-0376 for more information.
Constellations and Nebulas That Are Named for Birds
Thursday February 7, 7:00 p.m., Montrose. Nick Myers of the Black Canyon National Park will talk about contellations and nebulas that are named for birds, the mythology behind the names, and which ones we can see in our area. Do you know what the Milky Way "Bird Pathway" is? Nick knows! More than eight constellations and more than five nebulas are named for birds. Nick'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.
Sandhill Cranes in Western Colorado
Thursday March 7, 7:00 p.m., Delta. Van Graham of Grand Junction will speak on the results of his studies on Sandhill cranes in western Colorado. Van is a retired wildlife biologist. Please join us at the Bill Heddles Recreation Center in Delta at 7:00 p.m. for his informative talk. All are welcome and there is no charge. 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. The speaker and menu are yet to be decided upon, but the food is always good and the speaker is someone who makes it a fun evening. More information to come. We hope that you will be able to join us and that you will bring friends along with you. It is not necessary to be a BCAS member to attend, just to have an interest in having a wonderful evening.