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Spring brings birds, and bears

March 30, 2020

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.


The cutest carnivores – fierce, adorable weasels

March 2, 2020

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 and North Star Nature Preserve

February 3, 2020

Great blue herons have long been a cherished sight at North Star Nature Preserve.