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2018 Courses

All classes will be at Jefferson Unitarian Church, 14350 W. 32nd Avenue, Golden 80401, from 6 to 8 p.m.  Field trips last half a day, starting early in the morning; locations will be announced during class.

Enrollment information, course descriptions, tips on binoculars, and answers to most of your questions appear in other sections of this website.

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Recommended that you sign up for classes a month in advance, to secure a place and to receive handouts at regular intervals before the first class.

Birding 130: Ducks and Winter Residents   2 classes, 3 field trips | $50

Classes: Thursdays, February 8, 15
Field trips: Saturdays, February 10, 17 and 24

Birding 101: Intro to Birds and Birding   4 classes, 4 field trips | $80

Classes: Thursdays, May 3, 17, 24 and 31
Field trips: Saturdays, May 5, 19, 26 and June 2

Open Space Trips

As a program naturalist for Lookout Mountain Nature Center (LMNC), l lead trips to various sites in Jefferson County Open Space Parks. In 2018, I will be offering one trip a month, each to a different location. While the emphasis will be on birds, we will also look for other creatures and discuss their places in nature. These trips are free and open to the public. Sign up by going to then scroll down to find the trip you want. Sign up is available a month in advance. Most trips will be on Saturdays.