Smallpox, introduced by the Europeans, swept across America in the nineteenth century decimating the Native American population.
That low booming sound means dusky grouse are in love. It also means don’t get too close.
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.
Tom Wilderding started a thread labeled “Overeager” on Cobirds, the Colorado Field Ornithologist’s website, last January when he wrote about taking 100 photos of a rare yellow-billed loon, a large...
On March 9, we moved from our home surrounded by Open Space fields where meadowlarks and coyotes sing into an apartment at Frasier Meadows.
Spring beauties may be tiny, but these aptly named flowers sometimes bloom so extravagantly that the ground turns into a pink and white fairyland.
A wide gravel path, about a mile in length, circles Blue Heron Reservoir at St. Vrain State Park.
"Where have our backyard birds gone?" Probably up to the foothills, where a trifecta of conifer cone crops has provided a cold-weather banquet.
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.