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Community Briefs

Post Independent
Glenwood Springs, CO Colorado

Grand River Hospital District, in conjunction the Battlement Mesa Activity Center and Parachute Parks and Recreation, will be hosting the Battlement Mesa Health Fair from 7:30-10:30 a.m. Saturday, March 10, at the Battlement Mesa Activity Center. This health fair offers low-cost blood work including a comprehensive metabolic blood chemistry, complete blood count, and prostate specific antigen. There will also be free health education and screenings. For more information visit online at or call (970) 625-6433.

The 15th annual Great Backyard Bird Count takes place Friday, Feb. 17, through Monday, Feb. 20.

It is an annual four-day event that engages bird watchers of all ages in counting birds to create a real-time snapshot of where the birds are across the continent. Anyone can participate, from beginning bird watchers to experts.

It takes as little as 15 minutes on one day, or you can count for as long as you like each day of the event. You can count birds wherever you are, including: at your school, in your backyard, off your balcony, at your local park, or at a nature center.

Join in this year’s Great Backyard Bird Count. Visit You can also contact someone from your local Roaring Fork Audubon Society chapter for help at or

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