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Mission - to promote interest in the study and preservation of birds and their habitats

Former Denver Museum of Nature & Science director Alfred M. Bailey conducted fieldwork around the world during the mid-20th century. He shared his adventures during a popular film lecture series featuring his motion pictures and a live talk, making armchair travel possible before the Internet. Today, we are sharing Bailey's adventures through digitally restored film. For this program, travel to Campbell Island, where in 1958 the only way to get there was on a U.S. Navy transport. The island was inhabited by birds, sea lions, and a few scientists and technicians who managed the meteorological station. More than 200 pounds of material were collected and shipped 9,000 miles back to Denver. Bailey's grandson, Jack Murphy, traveled on this expedition as a teenager and will be a special guest at the event. Location: Denver Museum of Nature & Science, Ricketson Auditorium Date/Time: Wednesday, August 31, 7 p.m. Tickets: $8 DMNS member, $10 nonmember To buy tickets online: http://www.dmns.org/learn/adults/after-hours/bailey-film-series-campbell-island/

Field Trips

DFO's signature activity - birding in the metro and beyond. Trips are scheduled for most weekends as well as some on weekdays. DFO has leader standards and training to help assure that you have the best possible experience on one of our trips. Register for one today.

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Programs

A variety of informative and entertaining presentations. Our programs vary from learning new techniques in identification to unique ways to enjoy our hobby to the latest research on familiar and not-so-familiar species. Monthly meetings at Denver Museum of Natural History.

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The Lark Bunting

Our monthly communication with Denver area birders. Read the latest on past DFO programs, upcoming field trips, and reports from people working on furthering our knowledge of Colorado birds. Past issues are archived for your reading pleasure. Stroll though a little DFO history.

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