Things To Do at the

Audubon Center at Chatfield


Audubon Society of Greater Denver Volunteer Open House

Friday, January 30, 9am – 11am

Do you love nature? Are you passionate about Colorado ecosystems and wildlife? ASGD is always in need of wonderful volunteers to assist with a variety of projects and programs, from fundraising to office work, special events to field trips, and much more! If you are looking for a new way to give back to your community, we would love to share more with you about the Audubon Society of Greater Denver and learn about your unique gifts and talents.

Meeting Place: Audubon Center at Chatfield

Leaders: Audubon Staff Members Karl Brummert, Emily Hertz, Kate Hogan and ASGD Volunteers

Registration requested!

Please call our office at 303-973-9530 or email

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Great Backyard Bird Count, Spring Bird Seed Sale, and Sweets N’ Tweets Gift Shop

Saturday, February 14, 9am-12pm

Counting birds is as easy as 1, 2, 3! Come learn how to identify birds, use binoculars andHypoxic Featherheads 2014 share the love with wildlife when you turn your backyard into a bird sanctuary. Find out how to woo the birds in your neighborhood with delicious seed selection and fabulous feeder techniques! !  Purchase bird seed online at  from through February 4th and enjoy convenient pick-up at the event.  Come join us on a bird hike and help us count the birds at our nature center feeders so you can do the same at your home. Bring your kids and help them make their own binoculars and participate in a nature scavenger hunt. This Valentine’s Day, nurture nature as well as your sweet heart!

Meeting Place: Audubon Center at Chatfield

Registration NOT required for families or individuals, please call 303-973-9530 to register a group: Free event. $5 suggested donation to ASGD, bird seed purchase or purchase in the Sweets N’ Tweets Gift Shop greatly appreciated.

Please call our office at 303-973-9530 or email with any questions.

Notes: Please wear weather appropriate shoes and clothing if you plan to participate in a guided hike 

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Walk the Wetlands

First Sunday of Every Month

Sunday December 7 at 9 am

Sunday January 4 at 9am

(Walk the Wetlands begins at 8am April through October, and at 9am November through March)

Walk along the South Platte River exploring ponds and habitats for resident and migrant birds as the season dictates. We always have a surprise! This is a great opportunity to learn about the birds of the Denver area. Dress for the weather and wear sunscreen. Bring binoculars, field guides, water and a snack.
BBFGWS,** (a scope and field guide if you have them); We can lend you binoculars and field guides if you don’t have them

**You may now download the Chatfield Bird List to carry with and record your birds for the day.**

Activity level: Some of the trails are narrow and moderately steep for a few feet. Elevation 5430 ft.

Leaders: Karen von Saltza, Mary Keithler and Audubon Master Birders

Meeting Place: Parking lot at the Audubon Center at Chatfield. The Audubon Center is located on Waterton Road, 4.4 miles south of C-470 and Wadsworth.

Registration is NOT required. Donations to ASGD appreciated.


Family Programs

Attend family classes and activities

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On Your Own

Visit the Audubon Center at Chatfied on your own for hiking, bird and wildlife watching, and to stroll the native gardens surrounding the buildings.

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Scout Programs and School Field Trips

Bring your Scouts or students on a field trip where our Naturalists share information about Chatfield area wildlife and habitats. Choose a group program and schedule your adventure today!

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Summer Camp Programs

Spend a week exploring nature and wildlife at the Audubon Center. Camps are run by experienced summer program partners and taught by passionate naturalists. Find more details on summer programs and Audubon camp partner contact information and register today!

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