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.

Connected by Water
Western Rivers Initiative

Connected by Water

Healthy rivers are key to our physical, emotional, and economic recovery.

The Dos and Don’ts of Helping Baby and Injured Birds
Community Naturalist

The Dos and Don’ts of Helping Baby and Injured Birds

Learn how to tell if a bird really needs your help, and what you should do if it does.

Attract Native Bees With a Habitat Hero Garden
Habitat Hero

Attract Native Bees With a Habitat Hero Garden

Learn how planting native plants can help pollinators in your backyard.

How to Build a Pollinator House
Community Naturalist

How to Build a Pollinator House

Attract native mason bees by building a place for them to nest.

Grand Valley Audubon's Wetlands Restoration Project Is Underway
Western Rivers Initiative

Grand Valley Audubon's Wetlands Restoration Project Is Underway

How an Audubon chapter is restoring habitat along the Colorado River.

Plant Native Plants With Seed Tape
Community Naturalist

Plant Native Plants With Seed Tape

A seven-step activity for planting small seeds with your kids.

Do You Know Your Yellow-Rumps?
Community Naturalist

Do You Know Your Yellow-Rumps?

A guide to identifying Yellow-rumped Warbler subspecies and their intergrades.

Sage Advice From a Sage-Grouse Expert
Sagebrush Ecosystem Initiative

Sage Advice From a Sage-Grouse Expert

Retired wildlife biologist Dr. Jack Connelly speaks up on the importance of sage-grouse habitat protections.

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.

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