Join wildlife biologist Steve Boyle on a morning trek, by cross country skis or snow shoes, to observe wildlife signs such as animal tracks in the snow, and learn about which wildlife survive high alpine winters and how they cope with deep snow.
NOTE: This tour may be postponed or cancelled due to public health concerns related to COVID-19 levels in the community. This will be determined by 10 days before the tour date.
Who can come: Everyone of all ages, as long as parents accompany children. Registration is required; releases will need to be signed by all.
What to bring: snowshoes, cross country or touring gear, appropriate clothing & accessories to keep you comfy & happy, lunch, water, sunscreen, sunglasses (or goggles), small binoculars, friends, kids, but please leave your furry friends at home
What we’ll bring: warm drinks and cookies to complement your lunch
Cost: a $35 donation ($20 for full-time students) is requested to support the watershed restoration and protection activities of the Uncompahgre Watershed Partnership (please bring on day of tour)
Meeting Place: Ouray Visitor Center, 1230 Main St., Ouray, CO 81427
Backup plan: in the event of inclement weather, we will notify registrants by the night before the tour, and either move the tour to a location at the edge of Ouray (not up the pass) or postpone the tour to Saturday, March 5.
Please register early (spots fill up): Please fill out the form below. Payment will be taken online by credit card one week before the tour, or can be made by cash or check on the day of the tour.