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.

Audubon Rockies Abuzz with Longmont Pollinator Garden
Habitat Hero

Audubon Rockies Abuzz with Longmont Pollinator Garden

Read about Audubon Rockies' recently unveiled Habitat Hero garden at Jack's Solar Garden in this piece from the Longmont Leader.

Birds and Beef: A Symbiotic Relationship
Conservation Ranching Initiative

Birds and Beef: A Symbiotic Relationship

Learn more about Audubon's conservation ranching partnerships in this story from the Western Livestock Journal.

Keith Bruno Receives Outstanding Educator Award
Community Naturalist

Keith Bruno Receives Outstanding Educator Award

Audubon Rockies Community Naturalist recognized for excellence in environmental education.

Boosting Water Reliability for Birds and People
Western Rivers Initiative

Boosting Water Reliability for Birds and People

Process-based restoration: restoring natural river processes

It’s Time to Turn Off Lights to Save Birds
Lights Out

It’s Time to Turn Off Lights to Save Birds

Millions of birds are moving through Colorado, and they need dark skies.

BioBlitz Brings Wyomingites Together To Explore
Community Naturalist

BioBlitz Brings Wyomingites Together To Explore

Listen to the sounds of Wyoming BioBlitz 2021 in this story from Wyoming Public Media.

Pectoral Sandpiper: Supreme Master of Migratory Movement
Gillmor Sanctuary

Pectoral Sandpiper: Supreme Master of Migratory Movement

Less sandpiper, more grasspiper.

Despite a Pledge to Ban It, Oil and Gas Permitting Is Up Under Biden
Sagebrush Ecosystem Initiative

Despite a Pledge to Ban It, Oil and Gas Permitting Is Up Under Biden

Legal and political realities seem to have tempered the administration’s ambitions for ending fossil fuel extraction on federal lands.

Fall Migrations Begin!
Lights Out

Fall Migrations Begin!

Turn off your lights to give birds safe passage.

Introducing the Colorado Native Landscaping Coalition
Habitat Hero

Introducing the Colorado Native Landscaping Coalition

New coalition of Colorado organizations aims to transform landscaping practices across the state.

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