WILDLIFE

Fossil Wasp Palaeovespa (Florissant Fossil Beds Colorado)
Ancient Insect Discoveries From Across Colorado (Part 2)
Colorado's ancient bugs have fascinating stories to tell. In the second part of a two-part series, we're looking at prehistoric dung beetles, wasps, and tsetse flies.
Barn Owls (Audubon Watercolor)
Audubon Watercolors Bring Colorado Owls To Life
Nearly 200 years ago, John J. Audubon published a collection of watercolor paintings depicting the diverse species of birds found in North America. Included in his works were the majestic owls of Colorado.
Katydid Fossil from Green River Formation in Rio Blanco County, Colorado
Ancient Insect Discoveries From Across Colorado (Part 1)
Colorado's ancient bugs have fascinating stories to tell. In the first part of a two-part series, we're looking at prehistoric katydids, cockroaches, and root weevils.
Mountain Goat above Montezuma, Colorado
Mountain Goats Are Stirring Up Controversy In Colorado's High Country
High up in Colorado's alpine, mountain goats scramble up and down rocky cliffs, unaware of the controversy their existence stirs.
Male wild turkey strutting in Colorado
Meet The Gregarious Wild Turkeys Thriving In Colorado
Thanks to the ongoing conservation efforts of Colorado Parks and Wildlife, wild turkeys are living the good life.
Mountain Plover in Karval, Colorado
Love Is In The Air As Mountain Plovers Arrive In Karval
April 28th, 2023 kicks off the annual Karval Mountain Plover Festival, a celebration of the lovable migratory birds that return to Colorado every spring.