Bird Migration at Waneka Lake

September 12, 2016
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3rd Annual “Celebrating Bird Migration” at Waneka Lake and Greenlee Wildlife Preserve

Sunday, September 25, 1:00-3:00 p.m. – Starts at the Waneka Lake East parking lot   

 

Explore the wonderful world of birds in a beautiful place!  See a live Bald Eagle and other birds of prey up close and view birds in the wild through spotting scopes and binoculars.  .  Learn about migration, marshes and the role avian friends play in our lives.  Enjoy art projects and a scavenger hunt.   These and other activities will be featured at the 3rd Annual “Celebrating Bird Migration” at Lafayette’s Waneka Lake and Greenlee Wildlife Preserve Open Space.   We will also celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Migratory Bird Treaty!

 

The 1/3 mile walking path between the parking area and Greenlee Wildlife Preserve will feature several local organizations with great activities and displays to offer!   In addition to Lafayette Open Space, the following groups will be on hand to entertain and educate:  the American Birding Association, Wild Wings, Boulder County Audubon Society, Environment for the Americas (home of International Migratory Bird Day), Thorne Nature Experience, East County Empowerment Center, Aerie Nature Series, Inc., Nature’s Educators and Colorado Parks and Wildlife / Barr Lake State Park.  The Parent Engagement Network is also a co-sponsor.  This free, public event is suitable for all ages and will also feature an array of fine door prizes.

 

This program begins at the Waneka Lake East parking lot, where Emma St. ends at Caria Drive in Lafayette.