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Poudre RiverFest Mini-Celebration!

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Raise a glass with us at New Belgium Brewing Company on Friday, July 26 for a special mini-celebration of the Poudre River!  We’ll have music by the Greyhounds, New Belgium beer and food trucks, several river related activities for families, opportunities to learn more about the Poudre RiverFest and its organizing non-profits, and a chance to win some great prizes from local businesses! Visit our Facebook page for the latest updates and information about the event.

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The Land of my Grandmothers

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Emily Chavez recently began a new chapter in her life in a familiar setting. Here in the San Luis Valley, the land of her ancestors, she has ‘rediscovered’ a special place that is close to her heart. Emily shares her story of how heritage, imparted wisdom and new knowledge are coming together to further bird conservation in southern Colorado.

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Bird Banding at Front Range Birding Company

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Join us for a morning of bird banding with Meredith McBurney and our expert volunteers from Bird Conservancy of the Rockies! Mist nets will be set up near the wetlands behind the Front Range Birding Company in Littleton. Each bird will be weighed, measured and documented while you watch. You may even get a chance to experience a “bird in the hand!”

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A Community’s Passion for Mountain Plovers, Conservation and Agriculture

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Every year, the community of Karval in eastern Colorado comes together to celebrate the return of Mountain Plover to their fields, inviting birders from around the world to join in the moment and experience local hospitality and culture. Bird Conservancy’s Ryan Parker shares an update about this year’s Mountain Plover Festival (April 26-28, 2019) and the exciting things they have planned.

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