The New, The Noteworthy & Upcoming Events

  • Great Blue Heron

    "Run Spot, Run" An Explanation of Colorado Water Law

    October 9th, 2014

    How we use the water from our rivers and lakes affects us all and every aspect of the environment. Now, more than ever, we need to understand the laws governing its use. Find out more here.

  • Piping Plover

    Birding Colorado State Parks

    October 23, 2014

    Colorado's 42 state parks and more than 300 state wildlife areas offer the opportunity to see virtually every breeding bird found in the state. Join us for this event at the Loveland Museum. Find out more here.

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    FCAS Apparel

    You can now purchase shirts, caps and other items with our beautiful ptarmigans logo on them. Find out more here.

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    Photo Gallery

    Our photo gallery needs your help! Please submit any of your favorite photos for inclusion in our gallery. Find out more here.

Latest Field Trip Reports

Summary of Summer Field Trips

by John Shenot

FCAS sponsored nine well-attended field trips between our May and September pro-gram meetings. For highlights and photo-graphs from the May 17 trip to Gateway Natural Area, the May 23 trip to Phantom Canyon Preserve, the May 31 trip to Sylvan Dale Ranch, and the June 8 monthly survey at Bobcat Ridge Natural Area, visit the FCAS’s Facebook page

Find FCAS on Facebook for Field Trip Information

FCAS has a Facebook page where we post announcements about upcoming field trips, last minute changes to scheduled trips, and high-lights of most of our outings. Just go to Then “Like” our page! Our announcements should then appear on your wall. Note: We will continue to announce all field trips in the Ptarmigan and on our website.

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Fort Collins Audubon Society

Serving Larimer County, Colorado, and Surrounding Areas.

The Fort Collins Audubon Society is a non-profit organization dedicated to nature appreciation, environmental education, and conservation activities.

FCAS Mission Statement

  • To promote the appreciation, conservation, and restoration of ecosystems, focusing on birds and other wildlife, through education, participation, stewardship, and advocacy.