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.

Owl Prowl Information

You must pre-register to participate! 

Please call or email 

Dick Filby at 970-704-9178 or  

There are limited spaces available so contact Dick asap to reserve your spot.

The Prowl will begin at 11:30 a.m. at a location that Dick will reveal to you after you register. 

The Prowl has two parts.

Part 1 explores the desert region north and west of Fruita.  Likely owls:  Barn, Burrowing, Great Horned, Long-eared and Western Screech Owls.

Part 2 explores either the Grand Mesa or Uncompahgre and will be a night-time search for Northern Pygmy, Northern Saw-Whet and/or Boreal Owls.

GVAS 2014 Events


April 2              Spring Bird Walk  9:00 a.m  Audubon Trail led by Jim Liewer (all Audubon Trail walks meet                             at  Albertson's Parking lot by the trail head.

April 5             Owl Prowl  (Click link for more detailed information.) 

April 9             Spring Bird Walk   8:00 a.m.  Audubon Trail led by Peter Robinson

April 12           Spring Bird Walk  8:30 a.m.  Audubon Trail led by Cary Atwood

April 16           Spring Bird Walk  8:00 a.m.  Audubon Trail led by Dave Trappett

April 19           Spring Bird Walk  8:00 a.m.  Horsethief Wildlife Area led by Dave Price, meet at Dinosaur                                Journey parking lot

April 21          Program:  Cuba Birding with Coen & Brenda

April 23          Spring Bird Walk  8:00 a.m.  Connected Lakes led by Nic Korte, meet at the kiosk;  parks                                 pass required  

April 26           7th Annual Outdoor Heritage Day  Riverbend Park in Palisade

                                             Want to volunteer?  

                             email Nancy Spangler at 

May 10           Annual Spring Bird Count and 2014 International Migratory Bird Day

May 19           Program:  Observations from the Field with Ian Billick

                          Executive Director of Rocky Mountain Biological Laboratory 

                                      Also the GVAS Annual Meeting and Dessert Social    


GVAS Programs are held the

3th Monday of the Month

7:00 P.M.

1st Presbyterian Church

3940 27 1/2 Road

Visit GVAS & Ela Sanctuary

608 Dike Road Grand Junction, CO

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