Fireflies in high, dry Colorado? Most folk scoff at the idea. However, fireflies (beetles in the Lampyrid family) light up a midsummer night in humid meadows throughout Boulder County from...
Smallpox, introduced by the Europeans, swept across America in the nineteenth century decimating the Native American population.
This continuation of our March “Small Wonders” column, is inspired by Barbara Kinsolver’s book of the same name. Finding wonder is one way to hold despair at bay.
On March 9, we moved from our home surrounded by Open Space fields where meadowlarks and coyotes sing into an apartment at Frasier Meadows.
A wide gravel path, about a mile in length, circles Blue Heron Reservoir at St. Vrain State Park.
It was the morning of New Year’s Eve. The wind was blowing. The trail was icy.
The two-mile CU South Campus Loop follows an old gravel road (closed to cars) around the quarry site with views of the Flatirons and the foothills.
A mule deer peered through a window into the historic Altona schoolhouse as Glenn peered through from the opposite side.
Many years ago, we promised not to write about this undiscovered jewel. Now, however, it’s an official trail in Boulder’s Open Space and Mountain Parks and no longer a cherished...