April is nearly upon us. The birds are chirping and the bears are stirring. The lengthening days and ever-so-slightly warmer temperatures don’t just cheer winter-weary humans. The natural world is ready to spring forth, too.
Of the eight documented varieties of weasel in Colorado, only two are actually called weasels. Both can be found locally and if you’re lucky enough to spot one, your first reaction is likely to be some variation of “aw, it’s so cute.”
Great blue herons have long been a cherished sight at North Star Nature Preserve.