Nature Almanac

December 2021 Nature Almanac – Kingfishers

Kingfishers are bold about diving into pools to catch fish but very shy around cameras. Naturalists Scott Severs, Steve Jones, Ruth Carol Cushman search for kingfishers along Boulder’s White Rock Trail and explain why Kingfishers avoid people and their cameras. […]

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Nature Almanac – Beaver Deceivers

The City of Longmont allows beavers to build dams to foster natural wetlands along local creeks. The City does this without letting the beaver’s dammed up water flood nearby buildings, thanks to the city’s installation of Beaver Deceivers. Naturalists Scott […]

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Nature Almanac – Rare Grebes on Erie Reservoir

For the April Nature Almanac, rare Grebes are migrating through Boulder County. Will Boulder Naturalists Scott Severs and Ruth Carol Cushman find any on Erie Reservoir? https://objects-us-east-1.dream.io/kgnu-news/2021/04/4-2021_NatureAlmanac-April_KGNU.mp3 (Download Audio) Image: A Horned Grebe at Erie Reservoir courtesy of Scott Severs

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Nature Almanac – Solitary Solitaires

On this edition of the Nature Almanac, our Boulder naturalists observe some rather comical young osprey that don’t know how to build a nest and discuss whether we should build nest platforms for osprey and what happens if we don’t.

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