Grand Valley Audubon Society



The Grand Valley Audubon Society strives to foster an appreciation for birds and other wildlife, preserve a diversity of habitats, and provide a sustainable healthy environment through education, research and individual action.

Important Birding Areas in Mesa County

Looking for good places to bird?  Consider exploring one (or all!)  of the five Important Birding Areas located in Mesa County.  Click IBA for details.

Wintering Sparrows/Early Migrant Field Trips & Fund Raiser
Begin March 4

Grand Valley Audubon is sponsoring Wintering Sparrows and Early Migrant field trips beginning March 4 with collected fees benefitting the Western Colorado Wildlife Habitat Association (WCWHA).  Trips are limited to 5-6 people so register early!!  

Click here for details.       

The Grand Valley Audubon Society offers two grant opportunities to the community.

The Rich Levad Research Grant will support research and conservation projects up to $1250.

The Education Grant will support the attendance of one youth (12-17 year olds) to the RMBO Summer Camp for up to $750.


GVAS 2015 Events

March 4-21 Wednesday & Saturday A.M.

        Wintering Sparrows Field Trips &                             Fundraiser

March 13-15  Monte Vista Crane Festival

March 16 "Where Are the Birds in           Southern France and Northwest Italy?"                 Nic Korte presenter  

                 GVAS Program

March 20-22   Eckert Crane Days

March 28       First 2015 Owl Prowl:                                  Montane Owls

April 1       Deadline for GVAS Grant                                Applications

April 11        Second 2015 Owl Prowl:                               Valley Owls

April 20  "Climate Change & Birds"

             Dr. Susan Longest presenter

                     GVAS Program

April 25     Outdoor Heritage Day

May 9    International Migratory Bird Day

May 18     GVAS May Program

GVAS Programs are held the

3rd Monday of the Month

7:00 P.M. Fall through Spring

1st Presbyterian Church

3940 27 1/2 Road

Visit GVAS & Ela Sanctuary

608 Dike Road Grand Junction, CO

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