San Luis Valley Birding with John Rawinski

Jul 23, 2022 5:30AM—2:30PM


Monte Vista Refuge Headquarters 6120 CO-15 Monte Vista, CO 81144

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John will not only give excellent bird viewing but also a background about the plants, geology, history and diversity of the San Luis Valley. Participants will do a car caravan to nearby locations and discover the Valley’s hidden treasures. After listening to the Yellow Rails, we will then be traveling the west side of the Valley. (The field trip will start on the west side of the valley and finish in Alamosa). SUV is best vehicle with full tank. Carpooling encouraged but only if driver allows, being still cognizant of COVID. Guests will need to sign the CFO liability waiver electronically with registration. Guests will need to bring a lunch. It has been very hot statewide so please stay hydrated.

John Rawinski is an author and retired soil scientist for the USDA after 31-year career. He has spent 14 Years as a part-time naturalist for the Zapata Ranch, Nature Conservancy.

This event is for CFO Members only and registration is free for CFO members.