Brighton, CO. – Turkey vultures aren’t standard Thanksgiving dinner fare, but they are interesting birds. Join the Raptor Education Foundation for a presentation at the Barr Lake Nature Center on Sunday, Nov. 20, at 1 p.m. for a live demonstration about turkey vultures. Ask questions and see up close what a turkey vulture really looks like. The event is fun for all ages. For more information, call 303-659-6005.
Visit the Barr Lake Nature Center Wednesday through Saturday, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m., Sundays 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. Closed Mondays and Tuesdays. Enjoy innovative wildlife exhibits; shop for great clothing, diverse natural history books, and unique bird gift items; savor a cup of hot coffee or tea while watching interesting birds at the feeders right outside the windows.
Colorado Parks and Wildlife gets everyone outdoors! Attracting more than 12 million visitors per year, Colorado’s 42 State Parks are a vital cornerstone of Colorado’s economy and quality of life. Colorado State Parks encompass 224,447 land and water acres, offering some of the best outdoor recreation destinations in the state. Colorado Parks and Wildlife is a leader in providing opportunities for outdoor recreation, protecting the state’s favorite landscapes, teaching generations about nature and partnering with communities. Colorado State Parks also manage more than 4,300 campsites, and 63 cabins and yurts. For more information on Colorado State Parks or to purchase an annual pass online, visit www.parks.state.co.us.