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Breckenridge Nature Series presents peregrine falcons lecture

Daily News staff report

Learn about the effort to save peregrine falcons from extinction at the Nov. 19 Breckenridge Nature Series presentation from 7-9 p.m. at the Breckenridge Theatre, 121 S. Ridge St, with Colorado Division of Wildlife biologist Jeffrey Rucks.

Peregrine falcons are agile, swift predators that can dive at 200 mph in pursuit of prey. These birds were on the brink of extinction in Colorado in 1978. The use of pesticides had decimated the population worldwide. Today, no longer listed as an endangered species, these birds thrive in Colorado. The Colorado Division of Wildlife played an important role in their recovery.

The Breckenridge Nature Series is a joint program offered by the Breckenridge Outdoor Education Center and the town of Breckenridge. The series offers naturalist-guided programs for residents and visitors that focus on montane and sub-alpine ecosystems, astronomy and more.

A suggested donation of $5 is appreciated at the door. For more information contact Nature Series coordinator Peg Alig at (970) 453-6422, ext. 19 or e-mail nature@boec.org.


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