In January we love to go hiking in the foothills and search for early signs of spring, such as the first blooming Easter daisies, courting foxes, or singing meadowlarks.
It’s 20 degrees outside but suddenly the frozen world vibrates with music.
Now that the glory of aspen gold is passing, it’s time to honor the sturdy oak that adds rich tones of red and russet and umber to the autumn landscape...
In fact, it’s from the French word “éclore” meaning “to hatch” and is used for that magical moment when a butterfly emerges from its chrysalis.
What is Colorado's most beautiful wildflower? Some would vote for Colorado columbine or pasqueflower; others for yellow lady’s-slipper or alpine forget-me-not.
That low booming sound means dusky grouse are in love. It also means don’t get too close.
Spring beauties may be tiny, but these aptly named flowers sometimes bloom so extravagantly that the ground turns into a pink and white fairyland.
It’s a paradox that bank swallows, birds that epitomize aerial agility, actually nest in a hole in the ground. These members of the Hirundinidae family thumb their beaks at another...
If you mixed together the colors of a cardinal, a canary, and a crow, you might come up with a western tanager, a songbird that graces the cover of many...