Do you enjoy exploring the natural world and discovering new things, building your bird list, and connecting with fellow nature lovers and bird enthusiasts? Then join us for the 2022 Bird Conservancy of the Rockies BioBlitz and Community Science Celebration! Enjoy a day of exploration as we count as many different species as we can at Barr Lake State Park, learn about the park’s biodiversity, and celebrate community science with a cookout lunch! Registration is required, please be sure to register each person attending! Lunch is $5 (free for children 12 and under) per person 13 years and older (free for children 12 and under). You’ll join scientists and experts on short walks around Barr Lake State Park where you search for, identify and record as many species as possible! Do you like birds? Join the ornithologists group! Do you want to learn about plants? Join the botanists group! Do you want practice your bird identification skills? Join a bird walk! Just want to hang out and enjoy a beautiful Colorado day? There will be lots of things to do at the Nature Center base camp! You can join survey groups anytime between 7:00 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. There will be a cookout lunch served at 12 p.m. Schedule for the Day (tentative): 7:00-9:00 am Bird Banding Demonstration 8:00-9:00 am Guided Bird Survey, led by Bird Conservancy Staff 9:00 am Welcome and iNaturalist Orientation 9:30-11:30 Guided Nature Surveys 12:00-1:00 pm Lunch! 1:00-3:00 pm – Guided Nature Surveys 3:00 pm Daytime BioBlitz Wrap-Up (come back at night!) Park entry is free with registration. Once you register, we will send you a downloadable park pass. Be sure to print your pass and show it to the gate attendants when you arrive. Please note that space is limited and registration closes on 5/28/2022. All activities will start at the Meadowlark Pavilion next to the Nature Center at Barr Lake State Park.