Colorado West Land Trust
Thursday, January 12, Montrose Field House, 7:00 p.m. Rob Bleiberg, Executive Director of Colorado West Land Trust, will be speaking about this nonprofit organization, based in Grand Junction. They “protect and enhance agricultural land, wildlife habitat and scenic lands in western Colorado to benefit the community at large, enrich lives, provide opportunities for outdoor recreation, and ensure our connection to land for generations to come.”
Madagascar Photo Safari
Thursday, February 9, Montrose Field House, 7:00 p.m. Madagascar! Just the name evokes exotic images of nature, leaping lemurs, bulbous Baobab trees, crawling chameleons, rare reptiles, and brightly colored birds. Join us for a photo “safari” by Renée Herring, a retired CPW Watchable Wildlife Coordinator, to explore some wildlife riches found on the island that time forgot. We visited the varied landscapes of rainforests, spiny deserts, lakes and dry forests. Ninety percent of Madagascar’s plant and animal species are found nowhere else on earth.
Special Program: Scott Weidensaul at The Pavilion in Montrose
Wednesday, July 5, Montrose Pavillion, time to be announced. We will have a special presentation by Scott Weidensaul in the evening at The Pavilion in Montrose. Scott is a famous bird author, has written many books about birds, and done research on bird migration. His most recent book is the very popular and informative A World on the Wing: The Global Odyssey of Migratory Birds (2022). More details on the program are to come.