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Summer Solstice Walk in the Park – Cherry Creek Valley Eco Park
June 24, 2017 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
Join master birders from the Audubon Society and representatives from land use agencies who are engaged in stream reclamation and flood control projects along Cherry Creek for a look at our local waterway – from a bird’s eye view. The Cherry Creek Stewardship Partners will lead a Summer Solstice Tour as part of the quarterly census of wildlife activity at the Park. Who lives here? How have they adapted their lifestyle to their home? How have they adapted their home to their lifestyle? Learn about nature and science at this unique open space park in Arapahoe County. Here is a short list of what we see at the park: turkey vulture, western meadowlark, killdeer, Say’s Phoebe, barn owl, red-tailed hawk, song sparrow, pine grosbeak, house wren, swallows, goldfinch, downy woodpecker, flicker, cabbage white butterfly, tadpoles, frogs, dragonflies, rabbits, coyote tracks, and scat.
Meeting Place: 7500 S. Jasper Ct., Centennial, CO 80112. The Park can be accessed from the intersection of Arapahoe and Jordan roads. Take Jordan Road south approximately 1.3 miles, turn left on Jamison Street and then left on Jasper Court. The Park is open from dawn to dusk daily.
Leader: Casey Davenhill
Registration required: Casey Davenhill (303-345-1675); email, firstname.lastname@example.org