Public Environmental Education
The Town of Castle Rock offers a variety of indoor environmental educational programs and classes throughout the year. These free programs are generally all-ages and provide information on birds and local wildlife found around Castle Rock and Douglas County. These programs are intended to offer tips on wildlife watching, identifying different wildlife, how to respond to wildlife encounters and how to become a birdwatcher or improve your bird watching skills.
Basics of Bird Watching (Part 1) - Virtual Webinar
Are you new to birding in Castle Rock? Wondering where to begin or where to go? Join the natural resource specialist for this indoor program. Learn bird identification, choosing and using binoculars and field guides, finding local birding spots, and so much more. For questions contact our Natural Resource Specialist by email or by phone at 720-733-2294.
Watch a recording of the 2020 webinar!
Guided Bird Watching Walk (Part 2)
Join the natural resource specialist for an early morning walk in search of migratory songbirds and birds of prey along East Plum Creek Trail in downtown Castle Rock. This two-hour walk is designed to advance the birding skills discussed in the indoor program, but attendance in the first part is not required for the second part. Not recommended for children under 8. Please bring your own binoculars. Preregistration is required. For questions contact our Natural Resource Specialist by email or by phone at 720-733-2294.