Jun
23
Sat
Scandinavian Festival @ Bond Park
Jun 23 @ 9:30 am – Jun 24 @ 5:00 pm

Welcome the summer solstice at the 2018 Scandinavian Midsummer Festival in Estes Park. After raising the Maypole, stop by the RMRP booth and learn about how we care for and release injured birds of prey.

Jun
29
Fri
Owls at the Lincoln Park Library - Greeley @ Lincoln Park Library
Jun 29 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Eastern Screech Owl

A great summer afternoon is best when spent in the company of owls. That can be had at this event at the Lincoln Park Library. Come, enjoy, learn.

Jun
30
Sat
Pinewood Campground Raptor Presentation @ Pinewood Campground
Jun 30 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

This one hour presentation is  a great opportunity to learn what amazing winged wonders we share the forest with.

Jul
5
Thu
Riverside Library & Cultural Center @ Riverside Library & Cultural Center
Jul 5 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Join the raptors for this one hour presentation to learn more about what makes them cool.

American Kestrel photographed by James Steele

Jul
7
Sat
Raptors go Camping at Horsetooth Campground @ Horsetooth Campground
Jul 7 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Camping up at Horsetooth Campground? Then this evening is your opportunity to also learn about raptors we share this habitat with.

Jul
8
Sun
Loveland Farmer's Market @ Old Loveland Fairgrounds
Jul 8 @ 9:00 am – 1:30 pm

Let our educational ambassadors be the first friendly and feathered faces you see at the Farmer's Market. Learn about how you can help raptors recover, rehabilitate, and be released back into the wild.

Golden Eagle (2)

Jul
14
Sat
Steamboat Springs Art in the Park @ West Lincoln Park
Jul 14 @ 9:00 am – Jul 15 @ 4:00 pm

Have you ever wanted to see an eagle up close? Now you can! Support your local artists and raptors at the Art in the Park in Steamboat Springs.

Jul
27
Fri
Weld County Fair @ Island Grove Park
Jul 27 – Jul 29 all-day

Going to the county fair? The raptors will be there! When you are walking around the fair grounds, look for the RMRP booth! We will have some of our educational ambassadors, team members and volunteers, and lots of information about raptor care, rehabilitation, and release.

Aug
4
Sat
Drawing with the Raptors @ Rocky Mountain Raptor Program
Aug 4 @ 8:30 am – 11:30 am

Renowned artist Larry Tucci will be teaching this drawing class. He will help you learn how to capture the essence of your wild subject with pencil. For this class your live subjects will be an owl and an hawk. You will also be presented with natural history information about the species you are drawing.

We will start promptly at 8:30 in the RMRP shady backyard. Class will run until 11:30. This is a great class for beginners to advanced. Larry will coach whatever level of skill you bring. RMRP will provide a trained raptor naturalist to interpret any of the behaviors and natural history you are seeing with you live raptor models.

Cost is $125. Must be 17 or older.  Please contact Lisa Winta, 970-484-7756 to register. Limit of 6 people. So register early!

Raptors go Camping @ Hermit Park Campground
Aug 4 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Are you enjoying the beautiful rocky mountains near Estes Park? How about learning about raptors while camping at Hermit Park. This one hour program will bring you up close with some beautiful local raptors. 

Aug
8
Wed
Harmony Library Presentation @ Harmony Library
Aug 8 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

A lot goes into the care and rehabilitation of injured raptors. Have you ever wanted to learn more? Now you can! The Rocky Mountain Raptor Program will be presenting in the Harmony Library about bird care, types of bird injuries, rehabilitation, and the philosophy that injured raptors deserve a second chance at freedom.

Aug
11
Sat
Loveland Art in the Park @ North Lake Park
Aug 11 @ 10:00 am – Aug 12 @ 5:00 pm

At Art in the Park Loveland, you will not only see beautiful paintings and ceramics, but beautiful birds as well! Visit the RMRP booth and see the striking and complex beauty of birds of prey up close.

RMRP Educational Great Horned Owl

Aug
18
Sat
Larimer County Farmer's Market @ Fort Collins Courthouse
Aug 18 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

Our educational birds like the farmers market too! Come see the Rocky Mountain Raptor Program while you support your local craftsmen and vendors!

Swainson's Hawk

Aug
19
Sun
Loveland Farmer's Market @ Old Loveland Fairgrounds
Aug 19 @ 9:00 am – 1:30 pm

Let our educational ambassadors be the first friendly and feathered faces you see at the Farmer's Market. Learn about how you can help raptors recover, rehabilitate, and be released back into the wild.

Aug
25
Sat
RMRP Open House @ Rocky Mountain Raptor Program
Aug 25 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm

A few times a year, we offer a behind-the-scenes look of our facility. Come see where we house the birds, learn about the process of rehabilitation, and support our mission of providing a second chance at freedom.

Sep
2
Sun
Rist Canyon Mountain Festival @ Mile Marker 12 in Rist Canyon
Sep 2 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Spend Labor Day weekend in Rist Canyon with the Raptor Program! Summer fun only gets better when an owl joins the party! Stop by our tent and say hello!

Great Horned Owl

 

Sep
7
Fri
Longs Peak Scottish and Irish Highland Festival @ Estes Park Fairgrounds and Event Center
Sep 7 @ 9:00 am – Sep 9 @ 5:00 pm

Scottish/Irish Highland FestivalWhat do jousting, folk music, and raptors all have in common? They will all be at the Longs Peak Highland Festival! Learn about everything from Irish step dancing to the care and rehabilitation of birds of prey in beautiful Estes Park.

Sep
15
Sat
Birds of Prey Class- The Making of a Predator @ Rocky Mountain Raptor Program
Sep 15 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm

Have you ever wanted to learn about raptor anatomy and physiology? Now you can! This class will cover everything from bone structure to internal anatomy and everything in between! You will learn how these birds are able to be efficient predators and masters of the skies.

American Kestrel by James Steele

Sep
29
Sat
Birds of Prey Class- Buteos, Eagles, and Vultures @ Rocky Mountain Raptor Program
Sep 29 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm

Buteos and eagles and vultures! Oh my! Join the Rocky Mountain Raptor Program for a class on the largest predators in the sky.

Oct
6
Sat
Elk Festival Estes Park @ Bond Park
Oct 6 @ 9:00 am – Oct 7 @ 4:30 pm

Join the Rocky Mountain Raptor Program for Elk Fest! Learn about two of the most amazing groups of wildlife that reside in the Rocky Mountains!

Photo by Dominique Thigpen