Listen to Ruth Carol Cushman and Steve Jones in the KGNU Nature Almanac for November as they talk about the large white birds -- snowy egrets, American pelicans, tundra swans and even snow geese -- that are seen in Boulder County in November.
These short nature almanacs are broadcast on KGNU Radio, 88.5 FM, 1390 AM on the first Friday of every month at 8:06 am. BCNA maintains an index to all the previous nature almanacs.
New BCNA classes for 2018 will be announced shortly! To see the types of classes offered by BCNA, please look at the class offering for 2017 and 2016. If you would like to help plan classes for 2018, please contact BCNA using the contact form link at the bottom of the page.
Next BCNA board meeting: Wednesday, January 3rd, at 6 pm. Boulder Open Space offices, Cherryvale Road
NOTE: Board meetings are generally the first Wednesday of odd numbered months at 6 pm.
Annual BCNA membership meeting: This year's annual meeting will be Saturday, February 24th at 6 pm. We will have potluck dinner followed by a business meeting to elect officers and vote on proposed changes to the by-laws as well as listen to a speaker. Hope to see you all then!
Save the date! The Ecosymposium this year is on March 17th. More information coming soon.
Classes: The Rocky Mountain Conservancy Field Institute in Rocky Mountain National Park offers a broad array of outdoor classes on a broad range of topics including fly fishing , butterflies and bugs, plants, wildlife, geology, hikes with naturalists, and photography. Boulder Audubon Society has field trips planned throughout migration and after. There are many classes for children at the Thorne Nature Experience and the Wild Bear Mountain Ecology Center in Nederland. City of Boulder Open Space and Mountain Parks has regular, free nature programs and hikes as does Boulder County.
Nature-Net is BCNA's email forum for announcements of classes and trips and discussions of many topics relating to Boulder County's natural environment. Nature-Net subscription information.
Windy.com is an interactive site that shows global weather patterns. You can watch wind, temperature, clouds, waves, pressure patterns changing over a ten-day period at a global to local scale. The patterns are fascinating!