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.

The Great Salt Lake Is Too Big—and Too Important—to Fail
Saline Lakes Program

The Great Salt Lake Is Too Big—and Too Important—to Fail

Utah’s leaders and advocates are mobilizing to save the largest saline lake ecosystem in the Western Hemisphere, a haven for people and migrating birds. Time and water are running out.

Audubon and The Nature Conservancy to Lead Great Salt Lake Water Trust
Saline Lakes Program

Audubon and The Nature Conservancy to Lead Great Salt Lake Water Trust

“The selection ensures expert management of an unprecedented $40 million program to protect the drying lake.”

Highlights from the 2022 Colorado Legislative Session
Policy

Highlights from the 2022 Colorado Legislative Session

Learn about new laws that will help pollinators, rivers, watersheds, and wildlife.

Infrastructure Funding Could Bring Hope to North America’s Largest Ecosystem
Sagebrush Ecosystem Initiative

Infrastructure Funding Could Bring Hope to North America’s Largest Ecosystem

An update on efforts to build a better future for the Greater Sage-Grouse and Sagebrush Country.

Budding Horticulturists Refresh Habitat Hero Garden
Habitat Hero

Budding Horticulturists Refresh Habitat Hero Garden

High school students from Fort Collins rejuvenated the Children’s Garden at the Gardens on Spring Creek.

A Confluence of Funding for Water, Watersheds, and Capacity
Western Rivers Initiative

A Confluence of Funding for Water, Watersheds, and Capacity

Learn about beneficial bills passed during the 2022 Colorado legislative session.

How to Make Your Outdoor Home Lighting Bird-Friendly
Lights Out

How to Make Your Outdoor Home Lighting Bird-Friendly

Learn about shielding lights and other ways to make your outdoor lighting more bird-friendly.

Funneling Phalaropes
Migration

Funneling Phalaropes

Follow the hemispheric migration of the Wilson’s Phalarope.

Where to Find Birds in Denver
Birds

Where to Find Birds in Denver

Discover the joy of urban bird watching in Denver, Colorado!

Where to Find Birds in Casper
Birds

Where to Find Birds in Casper

Four hotspots for bird watching in and around Casper, Wyoming.

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