Event Details

Event: Wildlife in Winter Hike
Date(s): 2/9/2014
Time: 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Cost: free
Location: Caribou Ranch Open Space
Contact Information: Larry Colbenson, 303-678-6214 or lcolbenson@bouldercounty.org
Additional Information:
Join volunteer naturalists for a hike in the high country to learn about the many ways that wildlife survives winter in the Rocky Mountains. We’ll talk about hibernation, dormancy, migration, and various strategies for animals that are active all winter long. We will also look for signs of wildlife activity, including tracks, scat, and browse marks on trees. Bring drinking water, and clothing and boots suitable for a moderate 2-mile hike in snowy, cold and windy weather. Ski or hiking poles are also recommended due to icy trail conditions.
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