The tradition of the small-town social is vanishing even faster than Colorado's small towns. All the more reason to head out to the eastern plains this weekend for The Big Feed, a unique blend of art show, county fair, hoedown and foot-stomping celebration of rural culture unfolding at the rodeo gro ... More >>
Just ten miles northeast of downtown Denver is one of the largest urban wildlife refuges in the country. Formerly a chemical weapons manufacturing plant and subsequently a highly contaminated hazardous waste site, the 16,000-acre Rocky Mountain Arsenal Wildlife Refuge is now home to a diverse popula ... More >>
The Big Year, based on a 2004 book by former Denver Post writer Mark Obmascik and starring Steve Martin, Jack Black, Owen Wilson, Rashida Jones, Anjelica Huston and Rashida Jones, among others, debuts in theaters nationwide today. But before The Big Year got the big Hollywood treatment, it w ... More >>
Historys no mystery at the Mesa Verde birding festival.
Mark Obmascik. Back in 2002, Mark Obmascik, part of the Denver Post team that won a Pulitzer Prize for its coverage of the 1999 Columbine High School shootings, took a year off in order to write a book about, of all things, bird-watching -- and the slower pace agreed with him. "In journalism, we do ... More >>
The Waunita Lek near Gunnison, mating grounds for a large group of Gunnison sage grouse, is open for public viewings, and bird watchers will have good news to share with the rare species, which puts on an unusual and exotic springtime dance. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has announced that i ... More >>
This bird-watching session requires binoculars and a chili spoon.
It's time to count birds again, and we don't mean your Thanksgiving and Christmas turkey dinners. The Audubon Society of Greater Denver, in conjunction with local Audubon groups around the nation, is asking its members to count the birds they see in their back yards on New Year's Day - a tradition ... More >>
Will the first new American bird discovered in a hundred years be the next to go extinct?
Wednesday, May 21, Bender's Tavern, 303-861-7070.
Big birds take flight at Eckert Crane Days.
Is avian flu on the fly?
The Denver dailies' editorial sections often have a New York state of mind.
Greater Prairie Chicken viewing trips
The peregrine falcon is back -- and falconers want to get their hands on the bird.
Colorado set its sights on saving the greater prairie chicken decades ago. So why is it firing at the birds now?
Chatfield State Park
Denver International Airport
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Colorado Bird Observatory
No matter who wins a medical malpractice case, the verdict cuts both ways.
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