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Flatirons in November. Photo by Amy Gosch.

Wildlife and Winter Hike

Saturday November 5, 10 a.m.-noon
Mud Lake Open Space, meet at parking lot kiosk

Join volunteer naturalists for an easy one-mile hike to learn about the many ways that animals prepare for winter. We’ll talk about different wintering strategies including migration and hibernation. We will also look for signs of wildlife.

 

Wild Turkeys!

Saturday November 12, 10:30 a.m.-noon
Sandstone Ranch Open Space, follow signs to the Visitor Center parking lot

How fast can a turkey run? Do they fly? Come learn about wild turkeys at this program which includes hands-on crafts and play. Suitable for families and kids of all ages. To register, call 303-651-8404 before Thursday, November 10.

 

Birds of Prey Slide Program

Wednesday November 16, 7-8:30 p.m.
Louisville Public Library

Join volunteer naturalists and learn how to recognize birds of prey. During this slide presentation, you’ll learn how to distinguish between different raptors by identifying field marks, behavior, location, and time of year. You will also learn about the habitat requirements of these magnificent birds.

 

Hike for Seniors

Thursday November 17, 10 a.m.-noon
Walden Ponds Wildlife Habitat Area, meet at the picnic shelter at Cottonwood Marsh

Enjoy a nature hike for seniors every month. Programs include information about an area’s history, wildlife and current resource management projects. No registration is necessary, but please call 303-678-6214 in advance if you plan to bring a group so we have enough naturalists at the program.

 

Birds of Prey Driving Tour

Saturday November 19, 9 a.m.-noon
Registration is limited – meeting location will be provided to registered participants

Join volunteer naturalists for a driving tour of some of the best areas to view birds of prey. We will carpool from our meeting place searching for raptors, learning about habitat, and working on identification skills. Please bring binoculars and a bird field guide if you have them. The tour is geared to adults and older children. To register, email lcolbenson@bouldercounty.org, or call 303-678-6214 by Thursday, November 17.