The Boulder County Audubon Teen Naturalists program offers middle and high school students the opportunity to explore many facets of the natural world and their interactions. The group participates in wildlife surveys (birds, bats, butterflies, etc.), bioblitzes, nature photography workshops, and other outdoor activities.
All our events are open to middle school students, high school students, and recent graduates and are always free.
We hope you can join us for one or more of our fall events! Please email or call Steve Jones (contact info below) if you have questions. Thanks to all of you who responded to our questions, and we trust we’ve come up with some good activities. For now, we need to know who is interested in the October trip so we can do a little more planning.
Saturday, October 7, 9-11 AM. Susan and Maikel Wise will lead a tour of the flight cages at the Birds of Prey Rehabilitation Center in Broomfield. Don’t miss this opportunity to get very close to eagles and hawks. Photography will be allowed, but were not permitted to share or post photos on electronic media. Directions and carpooling options will follow once we know who is interested.
Sunday, November 12, 9 AM-noon. Wintering raptor survey on the South Rabbit Mountain survey route. We generally see 20-25 raptors on this driving route, and two years ago our group set a record by seeing 9 different species. Meet at the North Foothills Trail trailhead off US 36 just north of Boulder. After finishing the route, we will stop in Longmont for drinks and planning of future events.
Sunday, December 17, 7 AM-midafternoon. Boulder County Audubon Christmas bird count. You’ll have the option of joining one of several groups on this count, which is one of the oldest in North America. Potluck dinner and always fun compilation afterwards in East Boulder.
We encourage our teen naturalists to be active community members and to share their knowledge in different ways. One of our teen naturalists, Jasey Chander, publishes a newsletter all about things she’s learning. Check out the October 2017 edition of Jaseys Bird House Newsletter!
For more information about Boulder County Audubon Teen Naturalists, contact Steve Jones email@example.com or 303-494-2468.