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PEEC Offers Bosque del Apache Birding This Weekend

on January 22, 2016 - 8:17am
Birders at Bosque del Apache. Photo by Mouser Williams
 
PEEC News:
 
Learn more about wildlife this weekend birding at the Bosque del Apache with two expert birders and excellent teachers, David Yeamans and Mouser Williams. The Pajarito Environmental Education Center is sponsoring the program.
 
Yeamans has watched birds most of his life starting in Los Alamos many years ago, and in the last five years, he has been a birder of the type he calls "semi-pro."
 
Yeamans is active in Audubon bird counts, bird banding, field trips, and local birding activities. He has been an outdoor educator all his life, especially as an Outward Bound instructor and BSA scout leader. He's eager to share the lessons that observing nature brings to us.
 
Mouser Williams organized the 2015 Los Alamos Christmas Bird Count. He is an avid birder and wildlife photographer. He has lived in Los Alamos for 13 years. When not enjoying the outdoors, he moonlights as an electrical engineer at LANL. 
 
More information about the trip itinerary, equipment, and logistics can be found on PEEC’s website. To participate in the Bosque del Apache Birding Weekend, please register online, email programs@peecnature.org or call (505).662.0460. Driving directions will be emailed out after registration.
 
PEEC was founded in 2000 to serve the community of Los Alamos. It offers people of all ages a way to enrich their lives by strengthening their connections to our canyons, mesas, mountains, and skies. PEEC operates the Los Alamos Nature Center at 2600 Canyon Road, holds regular programs and events, and hosts a number of interest groups from birding to hiking to butterfly watching. PEEC activities are open to everyone; however, members receive exclusive benefits such as discounts on programs and merchandise. Annual memberships start at $35. To learn more, visit here.

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