As part of your registration, in order to participate in a Denver Field Ornithologists, Inc. (“DFO”) trip or other activities designated by the Board of Directors, each adult participant and the parent of a minor participant (those under 18 yrs. of age) are required to review and sign (either electronically or manually) a DFO Acknowledgment and Assumption of Risks & Release and Indemnity Agreement (sometimes “Agreement”) Completing this document involves your acceptance of binding contract terms. This online registration system allows you to review and electronically sign the Agreement if you do not have one on file. If you would prefer to manually sign a printable version of the Agreement, you may access it here, and present it to the leader before trip start. If you choose this option, please contact your leader to assure you are signed up for the trip.
Please note: Each person, including each family member choosing to sign the Agreement electronically must login and have a separate account so that the agreement is tied to the individual. If you are having difficulty with multiple logins, please contact us for assistance. *Minors: If participant is a minor, the minor’s parent or legal guardian must print out, review and sign a paper copy of the Agreement and present it to the leader before the trip start. Any minor attending must be accompanied by their parent or legal guardian.
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Meet Your Trip Leader
Denver City Park (Denver County)
8:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Patrick O'Driscoll firstname.lastname@example.org or 303-885-6955 mobile
Trip Difficulty: Easy
Meet at parking strip on north side of Ferril Lake. Directions: Enter park from Colorado Blvd. Northbound turns left onto 22nd Ave. past Museum of Nature & Science; southbound turns right onto 22nd at police station. Go past museum parking until road curves toward zoo. Take immediate left at "To Pavilion Bandstand" sign and go 300 yards down to corner with tall spruce trees, where lake comes into view. Park diagonally on left beneath spruces.
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As winter deepens, so does the character, size and mix of Denver City Park's seasonal waterfowl communities at Duck and Ferril lakes. Although they are our primary focus (close inspection has already yielded two Snow Geese and two interesting hybrid geese since the flocks returned in early November), we'll also poke around the haunts of winter sparrows, Townsend's Solitaires, and 15-20 year-round resident species in the park. If you have a scope, bring it for scanning the waterfowl flocks. Otherwise, the usual rules apply: Dress for the weather, including hat and gloves. Although the park's indoor restrooms are closed for the season, there are porta-potties in at least four locations along our route.
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