Birding Festivals and Events happening in CO and WY

Greater Sage-grouse
Stephen Ting, usfws

Greater Sage-grouse

WYOMING

 

May 14-18: Spring Into Yellowstone Birding and Wildlife FestivalCody, WY. Join the Meadowlark Audubon Society, in connection with the Cody Chamber of Commerce, for an exciting festival in picturesque northwest Wyoming. For five days, discover the iconic birds and wildlife of northwest Wyoming: from sage grouse to grizzly bears, and everything in between. The festival will feature a trade how held at the world renowned Buffalo Bill Center of the West, guided field trips and interactive seminars led by some of the biggest names in birding and nature photography, as well as some of the top regional biologists.There are events for everyone so don't miss out! 

ellowstone website www.springintoyellowstone.com/ 

SEPTEMBER 26-28: Cheyenne High Plains Audubon's 40th Anniversary: Cheyenne, WY (Laramie County Community College). Meet Audubon Rockies regional staff, unite around the Central Flyway and see what you can do for the birds, and recognize our history of achievement as we launch into an exciting and challenging future.

* Brian Rutledge, Executive Director, Audubon Rockies, VP of the Central Flyway

Saturday lunch keynote speaker

* John Fitzpatrick, Lois Agassiz Fuertes Director, Cornell Lab of Ornithology

Saturday evening banquet speaker

* Ted Floyd, Birding magazine Editor, American Birding Association; Author, Smithsonian Field Guide to the Birds of North America

Early Saturday morning field trip leader to the Wyoming Hereford Ranch IBA

*A lso attending: Audubon Rockies policy and education staff, Rocky Mountain Bird Observatory, Wyoming Game and Fish Department Non-Game Program, and UW Biodiversity Institute.

* Kids activities: There will be kids activities ran by Audubon Rockies during the speakers.

* And stay over for: Friday, Sept. 26: Afternoon field trip to the Lions Park IBA and evening social. Sunday, Sept. 28: morning workshops on chapter leadership and the Strategic Plan.

 

Join the Cheyenne-High Plains Audubon mailing list for more information: Contact Barb Gorges or Dusty Downey

 

COLORADO

28-September 1: CFO's Annual Convention: Sterling, CO. The Colorado Field Ornithologists Annual Convention is the birding event of the year for Colorado birders. Join us this year on the eastern plains for Colorado specialties. Enjoy our Welcome Picnic, many field trips, comradeship, shorebirds, early fall migrants, Team ID Challenge, academic paper session, and a great banquet with our special guest speaker, Jon L. Dunn--author and professional trip leader, described by Sandy Komito as the best field observer in North America. For more information call:  303-709-2776  or email (treasurer@cfobirds.org) .

 

ONGOING: 

Ft. Collins Spring Fling Event

********UPCOMING WORKSHOPS***********

Lauren Springer Ogden, renowned gardener, lecturer and best selling author and Susan J Tweit, plant biologist and award-winning author, speaker, teacher will be the presenters. 

4 / 5/14 10 to noon SEE THE FLYER HERE    Southeast Colo Water Conservation District/ CSU Extension/ Native Plant Society/ AVA District Board Room, 31717 United Avenue, Pueblo (Pueblo Airpark)
Contact Liz Catt, 719-948-5726  to register;  workshop free

4/9/14 7 to 9 pm         Fort Collins Water Utilities/Gardens at Spring Creek/FC Audubon Society  at the Midtown Arts Center, 3750 S. Mason St. Contact is Laurie D'Audney, 970-221-6877, email: ldaudney@fcgov.com Fort Collins Water Utilities

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