Don't miss the Gunnison Sage-grouse festival this Saturday, April 14th from 9am to 3pm! Events are located in the College Center at Western State College.
The popular, kid-friendly public event features a jogger-stroller-friendly 5k run/walk (with a separate wave for dogs on leashes + free leashes for dog entrants), a 10k run (around the perimeter of Gunnison), a mountain bike race on the trails behind WSC (conditions & weather permitting), dog agility & distraction courses (with Waggin’ Tails & K-9 Training), live music, art, a half-day photo workshop (with conservation photographer Dave Showalter), nature slideshow (from the Sage Spirit book project), interactive exhibits from agencies and conservation organizations, chili & fixin’s, kids’ crafts, face painting, photo opps with Smokey Bear & Elbert Ram, a live raptor display (Nature & Raptor Center of Pueblo), Gunnison Sage-grouse & OHV conservation videos, volunteer signup opportunities, & more. Proceeds benefit sagebrush ecosystem conservation efforts on local & public lands.
For more information contact Kerry Spetter, Bureau of Land Management at 970-642-4940 or at firstname.lastname@example.org
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