Animals Around the Rock

Join Douglas Land Conservancy and the Town of Castle Rock as we dive into the characteristics that define our local wildlife, including raptors, reptiles, bats, insects and other species. Local wildlife experts, organizations and wildlife rehabilitators, such as Nature’s Educators the Denver Audubon Society, will be featured at these programs. Discover the various types of animals that live locally and all over the world. Find out what they eat, how they hunt, where they live and how they benefit the local ecosystems.

Due to COVID-19 attendance limitations from the state, registration for these events is required. Space will be more limited for the indoor programs.

These programs are presented by the Town in partnership with Douglas Land Conservancy. Donations are appreciated to help further the program.

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  • Family-friendly event; free to the public
  • Amphitheater programs have outdoor seating up to 250; families are invited to bring a picnic dinner
  • Indoor seating at the Millhouse will be limited depending on current State health orders.
  • Donations to Douglas Land Conservancy are suggested as $10 per person or $20 per family

COVID-19 guidelines

.Due to current safety precautions, this event will have notable changes from past events.

  • No craft activities
  • There will not be a meet and greet session with the birds
  • No dogs will be allowed at the event
  • Attendance will be limited
  1. Raptors Over the Rock
  2. Reptiles Under the Rock
  3. Batty About Castle Rock
  4. Creepy Crawlies at the Rock

Raptors Over the RockEagle with open wings

Join Nature’s Educators for this popular one-hour presentation featuring the birds that share our home. Learn about the characteristics that define raptors, including where they live and how they hunt. Arrive early for picnicking.

Tuesday, July 21
6-7 p.m.
Amphitheater at Philip S. Miller Park, 1381 Plum Creek Parkway

The rain date for this event is Tuesday, Aug. 25

Register for the Raptors Over the Rock event