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Audubon Rockies

Regional office of the National Audubon Society for Colorado, Wyoming, and Utah

Audubon Rockies is the regional office of the National Audubon Society serving Colorado, Wyoming, and Utah with science, education, and policy. We are an inclusive, nonpartisan organization that collaborates with diverse stakeholders in order to find solutions that better birds and communities.

Articles by Audubon Rockies

Governor Polis Proclaims April Lights Off for Bird Migration Month
Lights Out

Governor Polis Proclaims April Lights Off for Bird Migration Month

— Colorado proclamation raises awareness for the threat light pollution poses to millions of birds.
Forest Restoration at Kiowa Creek Ranch
Working Lands

Forest Restoration at Kiowa Creek Ranch

— Tree thinning is an important step in restoring health to the forest.
It’s Time to Turn Off Lights to Save Birds
Lights Out

It’s Time to Turn Off Lights to Save Birds

— Millions of birds are moving through Colorado, and they need dark skies.
New Program Launches to Save Migrating Birds in Colorado
Lights Out

New Program Launches to Save Migrating Birds in Colorado

— Lights Out Colorado aims to help Coloradans save millions of birds.
Land Donation Secures a Future for Wildlife at Audubon’s Gillmor Sanctuary
Gillmor Sanctuary

Land Donation Secures a Future for Wildlife at Audubon’s Gillmor Sanctuary

— Audubon receives a 413-acre donation critical to shorebird habitat from Epperson Associates, LLC.
New Protections for Wildlife in Colorado’s Energy Future
Policy

New Protections for Wildlife in Colorado’s Energy Future

— The Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission has adopted a groundbreaking model for energy development after months of public involvement.
Congress Should Remove Political Rider that Harms Sage-Grouse
Sagebrush Ecosystem Initiative

Congress Should Remove Political Rider that Harms Sage-Grouse

— A rider would prevent the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service from listing the Greater Sage-Grouse under the Endangered Species Act.
Converse County Oil and Gas Project Poses Serious Threats to Raptors, Sage-Grouse
Sagebrush Ecosystem Initiative

Converse County Oil and Gas Project Poses Serious Threats to Raptors, Sage-Grouse

— Conservation groups protest plan to build 5,000 new wells in critical wildlife habitat.
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.