Audubon Rockies' Blog

Stories about birds and their conservation from the Audubon Network

Horned Lark. Photo: Evan Barrientos/Audubon Rockies

Stories, news, birding information, activities, and more related to birds and bird conservation in Colorado, Wyoming, and Utah.

Meeting the Moment for Bird and River Conservation
Western Rivers Initiative

Meeting the Moment for Bird and River Conservation

Colorado Water Plan public comment period closes September 30.

New Report Shows Loss of More Than One Million Acres of Sagebrush Habitat Every Year
Sagebrush Ecosystem Initiative

New Report Shows Loss of More Than One Million Acres of Sagebrush Habitat Every Year

Researchers also developed powerful new data and tools to help guide on-the-ground conservation efforts.

An Unexpected Paradise
Sagebrush Ecosystem Initiative

An Unexpected Paradise

A Bahamian’s first impressions of Wyoming’s sagebrush ecosystem.

Gunnison Sage-Grouse Are on the Brink
Sagebrush Ecosystem Initiative

Gunnison Sage-Grouse Are on the Brink

The Bureau of Land Management steps up to try and save them. Will it work?

Protecting Colorado’s Streams for Birds and People
Western Rivers Initiative

Protecting Colorado’s Streams for Birds and People

More than 520 miles of streams protected in southwest Colorado.

The Transformation of Lee Creek Natural Area
Gillmor Sanctuary

The Transformation of Lee Creek Natural Area

Wildlife habitat along Great Salt Lake has been restored, but still needs our help.

Learning to Band Birds in Wyoming
Bird Banding

Learning to Band Birds in Wyoming

Reflections from our 2022 bird banding intern.

A Healing Garden
Habitat Hero

A Healing Garden

A new native garden supports the well-being of the Sexual Assault Victim Advocate Center’s staff and clients.

Nuevo Plan Para Agua: Trazando el Futuro Resiliente al Agua de Colorado para Aves y Personas
Western Rivers Initiative

Nuevo Plan Para Agua: Trazando el Futuro Resiliente al Agua de Colorado para Aves y Personas

Explicación de la actualización del Plan Para Agua de Colorado y próximo compromiso de Audubon.

New Water Plan: Charting Colorado's Water-resilient Future for Birds and People
Western Rivers Initiative

New Water Plan: Charting Colorado's Water-resilient Future for Birds and People

Colorado Water Plan Update Explainer and Coming Audubon Engagement

How you can help, right now