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Aiken Monthly Meeting Oct. 2023 | Plants & Birds & Rocks & Things: A Birding Adventure in Southeast Arizona

October 18, 2023 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Southeast Arizona is a birding mecca and a must-visit area for birding and nature enthusiasts. From expansive deserts with towering saguaros to remote mountains with sycamore streams, the region is home to rare, unique, and coveted birds that can be found only in this tiny corner of the United States. Join Jessica on two adventures to the border to hear the struggles and successes of birding an unknown landscape and see what species rewarded her. You’ll hear how to prepare for such a trip, get the lowdown on where to find the best birds, and realize that Jessica doesn’t take relaxing vacations.

Jessica Miller is the Fountain Creek Nature Center supervisor and volunteer leader of the Birds and Brews Aiken Audubon field trip series. Before moving to Colorado four years ago, she was the Recreation Director and Head Naturalist for Fripp Island Resort in coastal South Carolina. She’s also been a biological intern for Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge in North Carolina. She grew up in Georgia where she earned her B.S. in Biology from Augusta University. When she’s not pretending to be a normal human, she’s planning a birding trip!

This will be an in-person meeting (and broadcast on Zoom) held at the Colorado Parks & Wildlife Office at 4255 Sinton Road 80907. The classroom entrance is on the back (east side) of the building. The main door will be locked.

Snacks & Bird Talk (meet & mingle) 6:30pm
Meeting Announcements 7:00pm
Program Presentation 7:15pm

You can also join us on Zoom! Check back soon for those details.


October 18, 2023
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Tally Kerr


Colorado Parks and Wildlife Office
4255 Sinton Rd
Colorado Springs, 80907
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