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Native Plants for Birds at Chatfield - Fri. 6/14; 8:30 AM to 11:30 AM

Friday, June 14, 2019, 3:30 PM

In this class, we will discuss how native plants benefit birds, and which plants to plant to attract birds to your yard.  Before the class, we'll bird the gardens and trails around the Audubon Center, and then come inside to learn more about bird-friendly natives for your landscape and finish the class with a tour of the native gardens.   Trainer: Irene Shonle is the Extension Director for Gilpin County and is the Vice President of the Colorado Native Plant Society. She maintains a native plant demonstration garden at the Gilpin Extension Office and uses them extensively in her own garden.  Barbara Fahey formerly led the Native Plant Master Program and has recently completed the Master Birder program. Native Plant Master/Colorado Flora Certificate:  To learn more, click here Lifezone:  Foothills When/Where to meet:  8:15 AM at Audubon Nature Center at Chatfield, 11280 Waterton Rd, Littleton.  Directions:  From C-470 & Wadsworth: Go south on Wadsworth to Waterton Rd. Turn left onto Waterton Rd and proceed to the Audubon Nature Center at Chatfield (approx. 4.4 miles). It will be on the east side of the road just before the parking/trailhead for Waterton Canyon.   What to bring:  Binoculars, notebook, pencil, daypack, water, snack, rain gear, sun and wind protection.  Carpooling:  Carpooling is strongly encouraged.  Contact npmassistant@jeffco.us if you would like to carpool and your contact information will be shared with others interested in carpooling.  Any liability arising from such arrangements are the participants' sole responsibility. Pets: To promote the group learning environment, no pets are allowed in NPM offerings. If you have a service animal, please contact the NPM Assistant at npmassistant@jeffco.us or call (303) 271-6620.

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