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.

Keeping Birds from Hitting Windows is More Important Than You May Think
Community Naturalist

Keeping Birds from Hitting Windows is More Important Than You May Think

From Wyoming Public Radio, learn more about bird-window collisions and how you can help prevent them.

Our 2021 Year-end Video
Reports

Our 2021 Year-end Video

Watch some of our most exciting accomplishments for bird conservation in Colorado, Wyoming, and Utah in 2021.

Federal Conservation Plans for Greater Sage-Grouse Go Under Review
Sagebrush Ecosystem Initiative

Federal Conservation Plans for Greater Sage-Grouse Go Under Review

The Bureau of Land Management has opened a process to review multi-state conservation plans.

Water Milestones in Colorado for Birds and People
Western Rivers Initiative

Water Milestones in Colorado for Birds and People

Let your voice be heard in Colorado’s water planning process.

BLM pulls 264 parcels from oil and gas lease sale over grouse concerns
Sagebrush Ecosystem Initiative

BLM pulls 264 parcels from oil and gas lease sale over grouse concerns

WyoFile: Feds resume oil and gas leasing review, and will add climate impact analysis.

Audubon's Marcelle Shoop Submits Testimony in Support of Saline Lakes Bill
Utah

Audubon's Marcelle Shoop Submits Testimony in Support of Saline Lakes Bill

Saline Lake Ecosystems in the Great Basin States Program Act of 2021 would support birds and people in the arid West.

Snowy Plover: The Beauty of Existence
Gillmor Sanctuary

Snowy Plover: The Beauty of Existence

Subtle Beauty of Shorebirds Series: October

Beavers Offer Help for Western Waters
Western Rivers Initiative

Beavers Offer Help for Western Waters

Beavers are a key partner in protecting and restoring western streams, watersheds, and habitat.

Inaugural Class of Naturalists Search Casper Mountain for Elusive Owls
Community Naturalist

Inaugural Class of Naturalists Search Casper Mountain for Elusive Owls

Read about Wyoming's new naturalist program, co-created by Audubon Rockies, in this piece from the Casper Star Tribune.

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