Nature Almanac – Osprey Nests

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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Nature Almanac – Small Wonders from Frasier Retirement Community

Ruth Carol Cushman speaks via FaceTime, sharing Small Wonders of Nature from the Frasier Retirement Community, where she and her husband Glenn have recently moved, and where they just celebrated their 51st Wedding Anniversary. https://objects-us-east-1.dream.io/kgnu-news/2020/04/Nature%20A%202020-03%20April%20Small%20Wonders_mixdown.mp3 Image: A house wren courtesy […]

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Nature Almanac – Hooded Mergansers

Hooded Mergansers are the stars along ice-free Clear Creek in Wheatridge, as the Boulder County Audubon Society joins Steve Jones, Ruth Carol Cushman and Scott Severs for a nature hike. https://objects-us-east-1.dream.io/kgnu-news/2020/02/NatureA_2020-02.mp3 Image courtesy of Steve Jones.

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Nature Almanac – What’s Hiding?

What’s hiding in fallen winter leaves and old tree stumps? Ruth Carol Cushman and Scott Severs visit Boulder’s Sawhill Ponds to look for hidden insects, deer mice, and even the evidence of snakes who hide in almost plain site as […]

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Nature Almanac: Boulder Teen Stargazers

Boulder Teen Naturalists talk about the natural world at use telescopes to stargaze at their annual pizza party on Shanahan Ridge in South Boulder with Steve Jones and Boulder physicist/astronomer Regnar Trampedach. Photo by Jayvee Villaganas on Unsplash

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Nature Almanac: Ailing Aspens

Ailing Aspen Trees – Leave that turn brown or black instead of gold are an increasing sign of ailing aspen trees along the Front Range. Boulder Naturalists Steve Jones and Scott Seevers take a look at the health of local […]

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