MEETINGS / EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS

Come join us!

Aiken Audubon programs are free and open to the public. They are held at Bear Creek Nature Center, located at 245 Bear Creek Road, Colorado Springs, 80906. Coffee, snacks, and socializing begins at 6:30 pm and programs begin at 7 pm.

Aiken’s weather cancellation policy: Sometimes inclement weather may cause us to cancel an Aiken meeting. If this happens, a decision will be made by 1 pm on the meeting date. Notification will be placed here our website, on our Facebook page, and sent out through our email notification list. In addition, a message will be posted on the CoBirds Listserv, which many Aiken birders subscribe to. If there is any doubt, please do not hesitate to contact any Aiken board members via telephone. Always, your safety is first so use your own judgement when coming to a meeting.

Finally, if you have ideas or would like to present a program at one of our meetings, please contact program chair Diane Luck at luckdiane@gmail.com.


Upcoming Aiken Meetings / Programs

November 14 (2nd Wednesday) / John Drummond
Birding by Boat on the Rio Negro

John started birdwatching in his native England as a teenager. His 35 years in the oil industry allowed him to travel extensively on business, using his free time to bird. His world list is approaching 8,000 species!

Moving to Colorado from Virginia in 2006, John became active in the birding community. Some of his contributions have included sitting on the DFO Board member, CFO trip leader, membership in the Colorado Rare Bird Committee, and acting as a regional coordinator for the new Colorado Breeding Bird Atlas. He’s currently a partner and trip leader for Partnership for International Birding. John is a popular field trip leader and speaker for Aiken Audubon.

December 15
Christmas Bird Count (no program this month)

January 16 / Michelle Caldwell
A Brood of Backyard Kestrels

February 20 / Gemara Gifford
Birds & Coffee

Other Programs

Bird Conservancy of the Rockies is hosting two programs in Denver, as part of their 2018 Fall Lecture Series:

Tuesday, October 30, 7 pm: The Juncos’ Journey
Wednesday, November 14, 7 pm: The Feather Thief

 

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