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Volunteer Work Day & Open House

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All interested volunteers are invited to join us for our bimonthly Volunteer Work Day & Open House! We will be completing various landscaping, gardening, maintenance, and administrative projects as well as talking about Bird Conservancy’s volunteer opportunities and other ways to get involved.

Volunteers of all ages are welcome to attend. Coffee and snacks will be provided.

RSVP is required by Wednesday, December 11th. Please contact Kelsey Mazur, Program & Volunteer Coordinator, at [email protected] or 303-659-4348 x10.

 

Bimonthly Volunteer Gathering & Bird Walk

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Join us for a relaxing, fun bird walk to meet other volunteers and staff. We’ll meet at the Environmental Learning Center at 9 a.m. and conclude our walk at 10 a.m. Please dress to be outside and bring a water bottle and your binoculars.

Do not hesitate to reach out if you have questions! We hope to see you there!

Please RSVP to Kelsey Mazur, Program & Volunteer Coordinator

Education Volunteer Training: Events

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Join us at this training to learn about our events and activities we offer at our various events throughout the year.

This training is for new volunteers, and is recommended as a refresher for returning volunteers.

If you’re interested, you are welcome to attend; no teaching experience is necessary, though experience with children is preferred. Applicants with a working knowledge of natural resources, natural history, ornithology, or who have the willingness to learn, are comfortable speaking in front of a group, and are reliable, adaptable, team players are encouraged to apply.

Events vary in length and occur throughout the year, typically with a focus in the metro-Denver area.

RSVP IS REQUIRED — please contact Kelsey Mazur, Program & Volunteer Coordianator, at [email protected] or 303-659-4348 x10 by Wednesday, November 13th. Thank you!

Volunteer Training – Bird Tales Program

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All interested volunteers are invited to join us to learn about our Bird Tales Program in memory care units and how to get involved!

Bird Tales is a multisensory program that engages people with dementia in the natural world. We use various props to get on their level and create a more immersive experience for all participants.

More information to come.

RSVP is required by Wednesday, October 23rd — to RSVP, please fill out this form or contact Kelsey Mazur, Program & Volunteer Coordinator, at [email protected] or 303-659-4348 x10.

 

Bimonthly Volunteer Gathering & Bird Walk

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Join us for a relaxing, fun bird walk to meet other volunteers and staff. We’ll meet at the Environmental Learning Center at 8:30 a.m. and conclude our walk at 9:30 a.m. Please dress to be outside and bring a water bottle and your binoculars.

Do not hesitate to reach out if you have questions! We hope to see you there!

Please RSVP to Kelsey Mazur, Program & Volunteer Coordinator

CANCELLED – General Education Volunteer Training

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This training has been cancelled due to lack of interest and RSVPs. If you are still interested in volunteering, please feel free to reach out to Kelsey Mazur, Program & Volunteer Coordinator, at [email protected] and she will be happy to help you get involved!

Are you interested in becoming an Education Volunteer with Bird Conservancy of the Rockies? Join us to learn about our different program curriculums, teaching strategies, and find out what it means to be an Education Volunteer! We will be discussing banding programs, events, and field trips, as well as other needs around the ELC.

We are looking for individuals to educate and inspire students and the community to conserve birds and their habitats through interactive in-class programs, field trips, summer camps, and educational outreach events. No teaching experience is necessary — just a willingness to learn!

Please RSVP by Wednesday, September 11th to Kelsey Mazur, Program & Volunteer Coordinator (contact info below) or by filling out THIS FORM.

Thank you, and we hope to see you there!

Volunteer Work Day & Open House

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All interested volunteers are invited to join us for our bimonthly Volunteer Work Day & Open House! We will be completing various landscaping, gardening, maintenance, and administrative projects as well as talking about Bird Conservancy’s volunteer opportunities and other ways to get involved.

Volunteers of all ages are welcome to attend. Coffee and snacks will be provided.

RSVP is required by Wednesday, August 21st. Please fill out this form to RSVP.

Please contact Kelsey Mazur, Program & Volunteer Coordinator, at [email protected] or 303-659-4348 x10.

 

Education Volunteer Training: Banding Field Trip Programs

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Join us at this training to learn about our bird banding field trips, the curriculum, teaching strategies, and how to become a bird banding field trip program leader. Program leaders:

  • Lead groups of students or adults through structured bird banding focused field trips, including a bird walk, migration activity, and sharing information at the banding station
  • Work with different age groups, and be flexible in adapting your lessons to the appropriate grade level
  • Facilitate inquiry-based experiential learning
  • Embrace teachable moments

This training is for new volunteers, and is recommended as a refresher for returning volunteers.

If you’re interested, you are welcome to attend; no teaching experience is necessary, though experience with children is preferred. Applicants with a working knowledge of natural resources, natural history, ornithology, or who have the willingness to learn, are comfortable speaking in front of a group, and are reliable, adaptable, team players are encouraged to apply.

Programs vary in length, between 3 – 2 hours, dependent on program. Banding field trips occur late August – mid-October, Tuesday through Friday. Banding programs take place at the Barr Lake State Park Nature Center.

RSVP IS REQUIRED — please fill out this quick form or contact Kelsey Mazur, Program & Volunteer Coordianator, at [email protected] or 303-659-4348 x10 by Friday, August 16th. Thank you!

Bimonthly Volunteer Gathering & Bird Walk

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Join us for a relaxing, fun bird walk to meet other volunteers and staff. We’ll meet at the Environmental Learning Center at 8 a.m. and conclude our walk at 9 a.m. Please dress to be outside and bring a water bottle and your binoculars.

Do not hesitate to reach out if you have questions! We hope to see you there!

Please RSVP to Kelsey Mazur, Program & Volunteer Coordinator

Lake Appreciation Day at Barr Lake State Park

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Celebrate lakes by participating in fun, educational, and recreational activities. Show your appreciation for Barr Lake State Park through service activities on Saturday, July 13th at both the park and Bird Conservancy. Bring your family, friends, and/or coworkers. Free park admission for volunteers!

Volunteer projects at Bird Conservancy will include landscaping, gardening, trail maintenance, and more!

RSVP IS REQUIRED
Call Barr Lake’s Nature Center at 303-659-6005 to register

Volunteer Service Projects from 8am-11am includes a free Barr Lake State Park t-shirt!
Meet at the Nature Center
Complimentary zero-waste BBQ lunch for clean-up volunteers at 11:00am at the Meadowlark Pavilion.

AFTERNOON FUN ACTIVITIES Boat Ramp Area 12pm-3pm
☼ Archery demonstration
☼ Face Painting
☼ Boat demos
☼ Jumping Castle & Climbing Wall
☼ Boat safety information from Colorado State Park mascot
Talon – a red-tailed hawk
☼ Brighton Fire Department with their boat and truck
☼ Variety of local outdoors vendor booths
☼ Boat rides with the park rangers
☼ Free canoe instruction*
*limited supply