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.

A Step Forward in Securing Water for a Drying Great Salt Lake
Gillmor Sanctuary

A Step Forward in Securing Water for a Drying Great Salt Lake

Collaboration of business, government agencies, and conservation groups dedicate water to Farmington Bay of Great Salt Lake for ten years.

Eagle Ridge Ranch
Conservation Ranching Initiative

Eagle Ridge Ranch

Adapting to drought on an Audubon-certified ranch in Wyoming.

Banding, From Start to Finish
Bird Banding

Banding, From Start to Finish

A look behind the scenes of an iconic bird monitoring technique.

Introduced Avian Malaria Strain Found in Colorado Chickadees
Birds

Introduced Avian Malaria Strain Found in Colorado Chickadees

It's the first time this variant has been detected in a wild, non-migratory North American species, but there's no cause for alarm yet, experts say.

The West Urgently Needs Federal Funds to Address Drought, Wildfire, and Climate Change
Western Water Initiative

The West Urgently Needs Federal Funds to Address Drought, Wildfire, and Climate Change

With big spending bills on the horizon, Congress needs to prioritize water security for people and birds.

U.S. House of Representatives Introduces Audubon-supported Saline Lake Ecosystems Bill
Saline Lakes Program

U.S. House of Representatives Introduces Audubon-supported Saline Lake Ecosystems Bill

The bill provides for a coordinated scientific effort to inform effective management and conservation of Saline Lake habitats in the arid West.

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

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