Audubon Rockies Blog

Stories about birds and their conservation from the Audubon Network

Burrowing Owl. Photo: Madison Roberts/Audubon Photography Awards

Monitoring the Adorable and Imperiled Pika
Community Naturalist

Monitoring the Adorable and Imperiled Pika

A new community science project connects students to climate change.

Fall Planting a Success
Habitat Hero

Fall Planting a Success

Two new Habitat Hero demonstration gardens now growing in Colorado.

Audubon’s New Climate Report and What it Means for Birds in the Arid West
Western Rivers Initiative

Audubon’s New Climate Report and What it Means for Birds in the Arid West

Fires and drought put increasing stress on western forests and the birds who live there.

Judge Blocks Trump Administration Plans that Lifted Sage-Grouse Protections
Sagebrush Ecosystem Initaitive

Judge Blocks Trump Administration Plans that Lifted Sage-Grouse Protections

The injunction supports conservationists' claims that the industry-friendly plans are illegal, and puts stronger protections back in place for now.

Colorado’s Water Leader on the New Water Year
Western Rivers Initiative

Colorado’s Water Leader on the New Water Year

Interview with Becky Mitchell, director of the Colorado Water Conservation Board and Colorado commissioner on the Upper Colorado River Commission.

How a Small Chapter is Making a Big Difference
Western Rivers Initiative

How a Small Chapter is Making a Big Difference

Grand Valley Audubon Society is restoring bird habitat along the Colorado River through partnerships.

Western Wood-Pewee
Bird Of The Week

Western Wood-Pewee

A vocal but often overlooked forest songbird.

Conservation Ranching is a Win for Wildlife and People
Conservation Ranching Initiative

Conservation Ranching is a Win for Wildlife and People

We don't need to burn down the Amazon to produce our protein. An opinion piece published in the Wyoming Tribune Eagle.

Discouraging Big Bossy Birds From Eating All Your Bird Seed
Habitat Hero

Discouraging Big Bossy Birds From Eating All Your Bird Seed

Learn tips and tricks to stop backyard bullies.

Sage-Grouse Experts Sound the Alarm Over Plunging Population
Sagebrush Ecosystem Initaitive

Sage-Grouse Experts Sound the Alarm Over Plunging Population

New data show the imperiled bird’s numbers in a nosedive as the federal government continues to ease protections and sell off habitat.

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