Continuing the Crook County News Since 1884

Celebrate the holiday at Keyhole

Keyhole State Park will be celebrating independence next weekend with a series of outdoor events for the whole family to enjoy.

On July 4 itself, head to the dam area between 5:30 a.m. and noon to take part in a bird banding exercise. Park staff will be joined by the Audubon Rockies, the regional office of the National Audubon Society in an annual exercise that helps to conserve migratory birds by understanding the health of populations and individual creatures.

Banding involves determining age and gender and assessing health and relies on the assistance of volunteers. Experience is not necess...

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