Join us on on the FIRST SATURDAY OF EACH MONTH from 9:00am-11am for Bird Banding with Scott Rashid (Director of the Colorado Avian Research and Rehabilitation Institute) followed by a casual bird walk at Equalizer Lake with Sheila Webber of the Fort Collins Audubon Society.
Participants meet at the High Plains Environmental Center, 2698 Bluestem Willow Dr. in Loveland, CO.
Join Scott, an expert Ornithologist, who will talk to the group about what bird banding is, which birds we may expect to see/band, and why bird banding is vital for collecting data on avian species, in addition to catching and banding live song birds, waterfowl, raptors, and other types of birds at HPEC. Sheila will then lead her monthly bird walk; You will likely see song birds, raptors, shore birds, and waterfowl.
High Plains Environmental Center’s 2023 Native Plant Sale starts March 31st and will run through September. New varieties of prairie and Rocky Mountain native plants will be added throughout the season as they become available in the HPEC nursery. Native plants help to conserve water and support native wildlife, especially pollinators! Get a sneak peek […]
Interpretive Guides: Kristin Oles (Restoration Ecologist & Project Manager), Jack Landen (Lead Field Technician), OR JT Love (Field Technician) Join us on the Second Saturday of each month, January-December from 9am – 10:30am, for a fun and casual interpretive walk between Hout Reservoir and Equalizer Lake, guided by our Restoration Ecology staff & Certified Interpretive Trail Guides. […]
Sheila Webber will be guiding a bird walks at Chapungu Sculpture Park on Sunday, June 24. This walk combines two of our favorite things- Art & Birds! Walking will be at a slow pace on approximately 2 miles of level walking paths. Consider bringing binoculars and a field guide to enhance your birding experience. The […]