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Aiken Monthly Meeting: Birds of the Western National Monuments
November 16, 2022 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Join Aiken and author, photographer, and adventurer, Mike Endres, for a dive into some of the National Monuments of the western U.S. and the birds that call them home. Mike is the author of the Colorado Mountain Club Guide to Western National Monuments, and spent roughly 5 years researching the various monuments for this guide, visiting most of them two or more times. The Antiquities Act of 1906 has been instrumental in the conservation and preservation of critical lands across our nation. The ease with which it can be used by a sitting President is demonstrated by the fact that all but two Presidents have proclaimed at least one National Monument during their time in office. Many of these same lands have been elevated to National Park status and protection, the Grand Canyon being the most notable. This presentation will highlight a number of the western monuments with emphasis on birds, photography, recreation, and conservation.
This will be an in-person meeting held at the Colorado Parks & Wildlife Office located at 4255 Sinton Rd. Colorado Springs, CO 80907. Please use the entrance on the east side, as the main entrance will be locked.
Participants will also be able to join via Zoom.
Meeting ID: 861 1755 4788