May 2018 N Rim Black Canyon field trip

BCAS field trip group on the North Rim of the Black Canyon.

Field Trips are Back!

**If you are vaccinated and feel comfortable traveling with others that are vaccinated, carpooling can take place. 

If you are not vaccinated, you should drive yourself and wear a mask when around others.**

First Tuesday Field Trips

First Tuesday Field Trips will be at 9:00 a.m. on October 4 and November 1.  Meet at the public parking lot at the intersection of N. 2nd St. and N. Cascade Ave. in Montrose. A leader will accompany the group to a nearby birding hotspot. Return about noon. Independent driving and social distancing, including wearing masks and not sharing equipment, will be the protocol in use. Return should be by about noon.  Bring a snack, water, binoculars, and field guides. Contact Bruce Ackerman at (727) 858-5857 or his This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or  Don Marsh at (209) 256-5744 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Please let us know if you are coming, so we don’t leave you behind. This is especially in case of sudden weather changes.

Blue Mesa Reservoir – Gunnison County, Saturday, October 15

Join us as we look for fall ducks and shorebirds around Blue Mesa Reservoir. The reservoir’s large size and large areas of exposed mud shoreline attracts a large variety of birds in the fall.  Be sure to dress in layers, and bring binoculars, a lunch or snacks, water and a spotting scope if you have one.  We’ll meet at the public parking lot at the corner of N. 2nd Street and N. Cascade Ave. in Montrose at 8:30 am.  Please contact the trip leader, Don Marsh at (209) 256-5744 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to RSVP.

Confluence Park and G50 Road -- Delta County, Saturday, November 12

Join us as we look at the wintering waterfowl and raptors that take advantage of the reservoir in Confluence Park.  Hundreds of ducks, geese and other species regularly use this lake as a resting spot. After we’ve looked around Confluence Park, we’ll head out to G50 road to check out the ranch fields and ponds that often host well over 1,000 Sandhill Cranes and other birds. We’ll meet at the public parking lot at the corner of N. 2nd Street and N. Cascade Ave. in Montrose at 9:00 am or in Delta at the park next to the lake at 9:30 am.   Be sure to dress in layers, and bring binoculars, a lunch or snacks, water and a spotting scope if you have one.  Please contact the trip leader, Don Marsh at (209) 256-5744 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to RSVP.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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