CFO News

Abstracts being accepted for the 2024 CFO Convention Science Session

February 11, 2024

CFO invites abstracts for presentations to be given during the science session on Saturday, May 4, 2024. Deadline Feb. 28th.

Pinyon Jay Community Science Project – Volunteer Profiles

January 3, 2024

We’ve seen a remarkable growth in participation in the Pinyon Jay Community Science Project. We would like to introduce you to two people who have participated in this project here in Colorado.

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Barr Lake Vegetation Removal Update

November 28, 2023

Bird Conservancy of the Rockies provides the following update on the vegetation removal along the shores of Barr Lake that started in fall 2023.

Colorado State Wildlife Areas – Usage and Changes

October 26, 2023

In August 2023, the Colorado Parks and Wildlife Commissioners approved modifications that include changes that impact access to State Wildlife Areas (SWA) . With the changes to the SWAs, questions have arisen about purpose, usage and what has changed.

The Importance of Your Donations

October 21, 2023

Your donations helped Colorado Field Ornithologists make an impact for birds and birders in multiple ways throughout the state in 2023.

Changes Coming Soon to Chico Basin Ranch

September 6, 2023

Changes for access to Chico Basin Ranch for birders.

2023 CFO-WFO Joint Convention Wrap Up

August 22, 2023

This year CFO held its annual convention jointly with Western Field Ornithologists (WFO) at Copper Mountain Ski Resort, Summit County, June 19-23.

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Growth in Participation and Reporting in the Pinyon Jay Community Science Project: August 2023 Update

August 15, 2023

The goal of the project is to document Pinyon Jay sightings and activity. As of August 2023, 279 Colorado records have been submitted by 44 observers.

Volunteers needed for birds surveys in Rocky Mountain National Park

August 11, 2023

Rocky Mountain National Park is seeking experienced birders to assist with survey work in the backcountry in August 2023.