Evening Birding
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For birders of all experience levels, ages 10 and up
For birders of all experience levels, ages 10 and up
Adam McCurdy
North Star Birding
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Partnership with Pitkin County Open Space & Trails
Partnership with Pitkin County Open Space & Trails
Morning Birding
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Rebecca Weiss
Rebecca Weiss
Rebecca Weiss
Rebecca Weiss
Rebecca Weiss
Rebecca Weiss
Rebecca Weiss
Vera Evenson & Dr. Andrew Wilson
1 College credit available
8/02/2018 - 8/03/2018
Arin Trook
1 Graduate College credit available
8/09/2018 - 8/10/2018
North Star Programs
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Partnership with Pitkin County Open Space & Trails
Partnership with Pitkin County Open Space & Trails
Partnership with Pitkin County Open Space & Trails
Partnership with Pitkin County Open Space & Trails
Partnership with Pitkin County Open Space & Trails


Evening Birding | one

Ducks and geese on the water, swallows wheeling overhead... evening at Hallam Lake is a great time to the observe birds in the haven of this vibrant nature preserve. Did you know there is an evening chorus as the late-day counterpart to the dawn chorus? Have you ever had a close-up look at the iridescent purple-green feathers of a swallow? This class is an introduction to birding, timed to take advantage of evening bird activity and fascinating seasonal behaviors that will inform and fuel your budding interest in birds. Basic birding skills, use of binoculars, and field guide finesse will be covered, along with ample opportunity to observe birds in their natural environment. Join us for a casual evening of birding in the serene setting of Hallam Lake. Bring your binoculars, or borrow ours.

Rebecca Weiss is a naturalist specializing in birding, botany, and interpretive program development. She first came to ACES as a Summer Naturalist in 1993, later directed the Naturalist Field School and worked with ACES' Naturalist Programs. She currently guides for ACES' Birding Program and is involved with the center's interpretive and custom programs. Rebecca is also a professional writer, developing trail-side natural history interpretive signs and displays in the Roaring Fork Valley and elsewhere in the Colorado, as well as other writing projects. Rebecca is the author of Birds of Aspen and the Roaring Fork Valley (to be released this summer!). She holds a BS in Biology and an MA in Environmental Education, and loves exploring the natural world with her husband, Austin, and their children Anders and Elsie.

WHAT TO BRING: Bring binoculars and bird field guide books. ACES has some binoculars to lend. Wear comfortable shoes for walking and appropriate layers for the temperatures. Bring snack and water if you need it for this short outing.

HOW TO GET THERE: Please bike or walk to ACES whenever possible! We understand that you'll need to drive to ACES for certain classes - 6am birding classes, photo field trips, etc. However, when you can, make it a personal challenge and see if you can drive fewer times than last year! Parking at ACES is limited.
$10.00 Members
$15.00 Non Members
Hallam Lake
5:00pm - 7:00pm
Class Maximum12
Spots Available12
Wait List0
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