Spring Field trips
Field trips meet at 8:00 am at Coal Creek Coffee downtown unless otherwise noted. We will carpool from there. If you want to leave early, bring your own vehicle. Dress for Laramie weather and bring drinks and snacks. Bring binoculars, scopes, field books, and friends.
Feb 17: Snow-tracking trip to Chimney Park with Gary Beauvais
Mar 10: Second Annual Birdhop (montane birding)
Mar 24: Sage-grouse lek, meet at 6 am at Eppson Senior Center parking lot
Mar 24: Plains Lakes, meet at 9 am at Coal Creek
Apr 07: Hutton Lake NWR
Apr 14: Owling in the Snowy Range. Meet at Coal Creek at 7 pm.
Apr 21: Laramie hotspots
May 05: Arapaho NWR
May 12: Hereford Ranch
May 26: Goshen Hole
Jun 02: Muddy Creek Wetlands (backup date Jun 09)
Jun 09: Kids' scavenger hunt, meet at LaBonte Park at time TBA
Programs are held in the Berry Biodiversity Conservation Center auditorium (Room 138) unless otherwise noted. This building is located on the University of Wyoming campus at 10th and Lewis St. There is free parking after 5 pm at the lot on Lewis St. Bird chats with refreshments begin at 6:30 pm and the programs begin at 7:00 pm.
Jan 31: Raptor Identification by Tim Banks. Intrigued by that hawk perched on the power pole, mesmerized by that eagle soaring in the distance, but not quite sure how to identify it? This program will provide some basic tips and guidelines to help sharpen your skills for identifying our local birds of prey.
Feb 28: Audubon Rockies Conservation Programs by Alison Holloran. Alison is the Executive Director of Audubon Rockies, and will present on their conservation programs and ways everyone can get involved, from planting a wildlife garden in your own yard to having your voices heard on Capitol Hill!
Mar 28: Laramie Rivers Conservation District projects by Tony Hoch. Tony will gives us a final report on the yttrium plant reclamation project, and other news from the LRCD.
Apr 25: Birding by Ear by Libby Megna. Libby will give an informal talk on common songbirds of Albany County, and how to identify them by sight and sound. We will especially pay attention to commonly misidentified species. This talk should be helpful for beginning birders, and hopefully the experienced folks will learn some new things too.
February/March: Laramie Audubon's Inaugural Art Show. Art submitted by the community will hang in the Berry Center lobby from 05 February - 15 March. The official opening and reception will be in the Berry Center lobby on Feb 07 from 5:30 - 7:00 pm. If you would like to contribute art for our month-long show, please click here for details.