Date: 1/18/18 3:34 pm
From: Gary Brower <grb4914...>
Subject: Re: [cobirds] Re: Good news about birding access at Coors Ponds!
Ditto to what Chuck said!

Gary Brower
Unincorporated Arapahoe County

> On Jan 18, 2018, at 4:04 PM, Charles Hundertmark <chundertmark8...> wrote:
>
> Great piece of work on behalf of the birding community and Coors. Thanks, Joe.
>
> Chuck
>
>> On Jan 18, 2018, at 2:46 PM, Joe Roller <jroller9...> <mailto:<jroller9...>> wrote:
>>
>> Fellow birders,
>> Last week I contacted Mitzy Spader, Lead Supervisor for Security at the Coors Brewery in Golden,
>> describing how birders have enjoyed the great variety of waterfowl at Coors Ponds (east of McIntyre St, south of Clear Creek) over many years.
>> I asked her for corporate permission for us to study birds on the ponds through the fence, with explicit permission to take photographs.
>>
>> She discussed our request with Coors higher-ups, who granted us open access -Green Light.
>>
>> Birders can park on the shoulder, walk to the fence and study and photograph birds.
>> I assured her that birders will appreciate these opportunities and be respectful, as we have been.
>> Coors is interested in good public relations and that was the basis for this agreement.
>>
>> Ms. Spader assured me that the security personnel have been briefed on the new policy and will no longer stop to chat with birders.
>>
>> This is good news and a change for the better for all of us.
>>
>> IF for some reason a security guard approaches you, please mention that access was
>> granted by "Mitzy Spader in Coors Security" as of January 18.
>>
>> Please document your sightings to the eBird hotspot there,* and send a brief note to CObirds
>> about uncommon species.
>>
>> Joe Roller, Denver
>>
>>
>> * Coors Ponds
>> Jefferson, US-CO
>>
>> 75 SPECIES
>> 160 checklists
>>
>>
>>
>
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