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Save the Last Dance: A Story of North American Grassland Grouse

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Award-winning photographer Noppadol Paothong is striving to rescue grassland grouse from the brink of extinction by showing the world what it stands to lose if these species are allowed to disappear forever. His book, Save the Last Dance: A Story of North American Grassland Grouse, captures the dazzling beauty of seven grouse species whose populations are diminishing across the prairies and plains of America— and one species that has already lost its battle for survival. The book also shares the conservation efforts underway to save these species.

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7th Annual Eagle Festival

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Look for us at Barr Lake’s Annual Eagle Fest! There will be crafts for the kids and a live raptor presentation for everyone to enjoy. 
Join us for a hike out to see Bald Eagles on the lake (3 mile roundtrip walk). This event is free with your daily park pass or annual Colorado State Parks pass. Please call 303-659-6005 to RSVP.

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7th Annual Christmas Bird Count for Kids

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Join local families and naturalists from Bird Conservancy of the Rockies for a Christmas Bird Count held especially for kids! The event
gets kids involved in the celebrated tradition of annual bird counts, started by the National Audubon Society more than 100 years ago to
encourage bird conservation.

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Birds of Winter Camp

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School is out and birds are in! Start off the new year with Bird Conservancy’s first-ever Birds of Winter Camp. Join us as we explore what it takes for birds to survive the winter at Barr Lake. Campers will hone their birding skills along our local trails, discover what resources wintering birds need through fun and interactive activities, create bird-themed crafts, and much more! Come and make new friends at Bird Camp. Register Today!

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Family Christmas Bird Count at Lake Minatare

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Join Bird Conservancy of the Rockies and Nebraska Game and Parks as we conduct a Family Christmas Bird Count at Lake Minatare, Nebraska on December 15 from 9am – 11am! Normally Lake Minatare is closed to the public and serves as a wildlife refuge for the winter. By participating in this event you and your family can enjoy exclusive winter access to the lake for a few hours as we learn more about the birds that call the lake home for the holidays!

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The Bird Days of Summer

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In the flap of a wing, Bird Conservancy of the Rockies’ 2018 Bird Camps are officially over! This summer we hosted over 140 campers, ages 4-17, from all over Colorado. It was a summer filled with laughter, seeing old friends and making new ones, learning and—of course—lots of birds!

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