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The seldom seen, quintessential cat

July 26, 2021

A bobcat crouches in the snow in the midvalley. Cindy Klob photo.

It’s entirely possible that bobcats prowl all of Pitkin County’s Open Space properties, not to mention plenty of other places throughout the Roaring Fork Valley. But the cat that Colorado Parks and Wildlife calls “secretive and seldom seen” is exactly that.


Have bees, will travel

July 1, 2021

Pulling a frame to check the bees in one hive.

This year’s buzz at Two Roots Farm on Emma Open Space is audible, literally.


Summer brings opportunity for open space exploration

June 1, 2021

An evening exploration at Filoha Meadows.

Pitkin County’s two nature preserves are largely off-limits to the general public, but each summer and fall, a limited slate of programs offer rare access to these special places. And now is the time to sign up.