Audubon Rockies Blog

Stories about birds and their conservation from the Audubon Network

Burrowing Owl. Photo: Madison Roberts/Audubon Photography Awards

Personal stories, birding information, activities, and more about birds and bird conservation in Colorado, Wyoming, and Utah. For press releases and more formal news articles, see our news page.

Irresponsible Oil and Gas Leasing Monopolizes Public Lands
Sagebrush Ecosystem Initiative

Irresponsible Oil and Gas Leasing Monopolizes Public Lands

The real effects of fire-sale mineral leasing on our shared resources.

Growing Success at Corner Post Meats
Conservation Ranching Initiative

Growing Success at Corner Post Meats

How Audubon's Conservation Ranching Initiative has helped grow an exemplary mindful meats business.

The Sugar Dome
Community Naturalist

The Sugar Dome

Watch Rufous and Broad-tailed Hummingbirds face off for dominance!

Signs of Life
Community Naturalist

Signs of Life

Try this activity to help kids notice the animal signs around them.

Bound by Water From Healthy, Flowing Rivers
Western Rivers Initiative

Bound by Water From Healthy, Flowing Rivers

A water Colorado Legislature update amid COVID-19.

6 Ways You Can Celebrate Earth Day
Blog

6 Ways You Can Celebrate Earth Day

Enjoy and help birds on Earth Day’s 50th anniversary.

Sandhill Crane Migration & Courtship
Community Naturalist

Sandhill Crane Migration & Courtship

Spring is in the air, and that means two things for Sandhill Cranes...

Birds Are What Hope Looks Like to Us
COVID-19

Birds Are What Hope Looks Like to Us

A coronavirus update from our executive director.

Meet the Inmates Working to Rebuild the Greater Sage-Grouse's Home
Sagebrush Ecosystem Initiative

Meet the Inmates Working to Rebuild the Greater Sage-Grouse's Home

Participants in the Sagebrush in Prisons Project find peace and purpose helping the bird's habitat recover from increasingly devastating wildfires.

The Palma Habitat Hero Garden
Habitat Hero

The Palma Habitat Hero Garden

A small native garden provides habitat for birds in Cheyenne, Wyoming.

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