Festival Schedule

We recommend you select all of your choices on this website and then visit the registration site.

Name tags and pre-ordered T-shirts must be picked up prior to your first field trip at Fountain Creek Nature Center. Pick-up times are Thursday from 9am to 6:30pm and Friday from 6am to 4pm.

Field trips meet at various locations. Please arrive at least 15 minutes early for an on-time departure.

View Field Trip and Activity Descriptions

Color Key:   Festival Event   Field Trip   Workshop   Seminar

Friday, May 14

F1      6:00a-11:00a      Chico Basin Ranch, Bird Walk & Bird Banding Demo (8) This trip is full.
F2      7:00a-10:00a      Fountain Valley School, Bird Walk (10) This trip is full.
F3      7:00a-10:00a      Adams Open Space, Bird Hike (10) This trip is full.
F4      7:00a-12:30p      Mueller State Park, Bird Hike (12) This trip is full.
F5      8:00a-Noon         Corral Bluffs Open Space, Paleontology Hike (9) This trip is full.
F6      8:30a-11:30a      Paint Mines Interpretive Park, Bird Hike (10) This trip is full.
Sem1  1:00p-3:00p     Live Birds of Prey, FCNC (16) This trip is full.
F7      1:00p-5:00p        Paint Mines Interpretive Park, Ethnobotany & Wildflower Hike (9) This trip is full.
W1    3:30p-5:00p       Bird Photography (100), Virtual 
Sem2  5:00p-6:30p     Flammulated Owls (100), Virtua
F8      5:00p-7:00p       Garden of the Gods, Bird Walk (12) This trip is full.
F9      5:00p-7:30p       Fountain Creek Regional Park, Bird Walk (10) This trip is full.
F10   6:00p-8:00p       Garden of the Gods, Swifts, Falcons & Geology Walk (15) This trip is full.
F11   8:30p-10:30p    Bear Creek Regional Park, Insect Black Lighting (10)

Saturday, May 15

S1      6:00a-11:00a      Chico Basin Ranch, Bird Walk & Bird Banding Demo (8) This trip is full.
S2      6:00a-Noon         Horse Creek Ranch, Bird Hike (5) This trip is full.
S3      6:00a-1:00p        Cheyenne Mountain State Park, Ovenbird/Hermit Thrush Hike (10)
S4      6:00a-1:00p        Brett Gray Ranch or Leader’s Choice, Bird Hike (10) This trip is full.
S5      6:30a-11:00a     Aiken Canyon Preserve, Bird Hike (10) This trip is full.

S6      6:30a-11:30a     Hanna Ranch, Bird Hike (8) This trip is full.
S7      6:30a-Noon        Clear Spring Ranch, Bird Walk (10) This trip is full.
S8      6:30a-Noon        Corral Bluffs Open Space, Bird Hike (9) This trip is full.     
Sem3 7:00a-8:00a      Starsmore V&NC, Hummingbird Banding – Session #1 (7) This trip is full.
S9      7:00a-10:00a     Fountain Valley School, Bird Walk (10) This trip is full.
S10   7:00a-10:00a     Adams Open Space, Bird Walk (10) This trip is full.
S11   7:00a-11:00a     Fountain Creek Regional Park, Bird Walk (10) 
S12   7:00a-11:00a     Manitou Lake, Bird Hike  (12)
Sem4  8:15a-9:15a     Starsmore V&NC, Hummingbird Banding – Session #2 (7) This trip is full.
S13     8:30a-10:30a   Garden of the Gods, Swifts, Falcons & Geology Walk (15)
Sem5  9:30a-10:30a  “Hummingbirds” (10) Starsmore – Only Sem3 & Sem4 registrants This trip is full.
Sem6 10:00a-11:30a“The Origins of Birds – the Dinosaur Connection” (100), Virtual
S14    11:30a-2:00p    Chico Basin Ranch, Lunch w/Ranch Ecology & History (30)
W2      1:00a-2:30p     Nature Sketching (100), Virtual 
S15 1:00pm4:00p       Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, “Behind the Scenes” Bird Tour (10) This trip is full.

Sem7  3:00p-4:30p    Raptor Identification (100), Virtual                                      

          5:00pm-7:00pm            Birds and Brews (60) – BCRP Headquarters This event is full.
                                                           Mile High Bug Club
                                                           PPCC Wild Things 
                                                           Festival Artwork Auction
                                                           Live Music
                                                           Door prizes and more!

Sunday, May 16

Su1      6:00a-11:00a      Chico Basin Ranch, Bird Walk & Bird Banding Demo (8) This trip is full.
Su2      6:30a-11:00a      Aiken Canyon Preserve, Bird Hike (10) This trip is full.
Su3      6:30a-Noon         Clear Spring Ranch, Bird Walk (10) This trip is full.
Su4      6:30a-Noon         Jimmy Camp Creek Open Space, Bird Hike (9) This trip is full.
Su5      7:00a-10:00a      Fountain Valley School, Bird Walk (10) This trip is full.

Su6      7:00a-11:00a      Bear Creek Canyon by Ear, Bird Walk (8) This trip is full.
Su7      7:00a-11:00a      Fountain Creek Regional Park, Bird Walk (10) This trip is full.
Su8      7:00a-Noon         Venetucci Farm/Cross Creek Park, Bird Hike (10) This trip is full.
Su9      7:00a-Noon         Kiowa Creek Ranch, Bird Hike (10) This trip is full.

Su10   8:00a-Noon         Manitou Lake Recreation Area, Montane Bird Hike (15) This trip is full.    
Su11   1:00p-4:00p        Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, “Behind the Scenes” Bird Tour (10) This trip is full.